16 November 2014 - Fairtransport
DATE:16112014 GMT:0859 POS:4703 N, 00854 W COG:185 SOG:8.5
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
Sunshine in a deep low. Yesterday afternoon the wind changed from the South to the West Northwest this means veering winds. With clear skies we tacked ship to the other bow. We sailing now on Starboard tack sailing South beam reach and fast with speeds up to 10 knots in gusts of wind. Ship is doing well as the crew steers her through the waves.
It’s midnight, we wake up. It’s morning light outside! We can clearly see. The deck, the water surrounding us, the faces of my shipmates, the horizon melting in thousands of colors of blue. The moon goes to sleep, the other watch also. We’re alone on deck with a very light breeze. We’re like an evolution […]
Paint and stain possible on this beautiful day. All sails are up, even the jib that the kids painted in Amsterdam. We sat her under the mainsail. We call it the ‘dolphin sail’. Some of the crew members enjoyed cooking yesterday while Soraia had a day off. Her pastas, oignons beignets, pizzas, lasagna and vegetables […]
Today we rolled our merry way past the Dover Callais line in a magical orange sunrise, having now officially left the English channel at our stern. Where we also had a stark reminder that not all of us are as privileged and free as us here on our little square rig shipping around a Corona […]