16 January 2015 - Fairtransport
‘Paint a Future’ is a charity founded by the Dutch artist Hetty van der Linden.
Hetty travels all over the world, painting with disadvantaged children.
She tells them to paint their dreams and that the dreams they paint might one day come true.
The Tres Hombres was at Brava, Cape Verde, with gymnastic equipment for the children.
Children from the Externato Sebastião da Gama painted the second side of the Sail.
The other site had been previously painted by the children of the Thorbecke School in Den Helder.
Also the little yellow flags where painted by the small ones.
Paulo Gloria, filmmaker from Lisbon made this impression of the sail-painting.
Wonderful progress towards west yesterday. The front is passing now with rain and the wind died. We brailed up the main and braced square. It is the trimming for waiting for any kind of wind. The ship is heading north but drifts east. We can only try to drift slower what we don’t want now […]
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The departure maneuver in Copenhagen was super cool and smooth! It is great to move a big sailing ship like this in a harbor under sails. Nowadays being under sails inside a port is forbidden. I allowed us to do it because it’s possible and it’s very important to understand your ship under all circumstances, […]