15 October 2014 - Logbook Tres Hombres
When Tres Hombres leaves Stavanger , the ship and her crew will set sail to follow one of the historic trading routes between Norway and France. A part of the cargo exists out of a (symbolic) cargo of ‘cod roe’ (sponsored by Kavli ) , baccala (Klippfisk) and books about this old tradingroute (dondated by the Norwegian Museum of Fisheries in Bergen). Besides these Norwegian products, the hold of Tres Hombres is filled with some beautiful organic Tres Hombres pumkins, chocolate and rum ( for sale on board) and Paint a Futures attributes (read our older blogs for Sail&Paint a future).
First stop after Stavanger will be Brixham to pick up beer bound for France. In France TOWT (trans oceanic wind transport) is taking care of our next cargo; organic wine from Olivier Cousin bound for Brazil. From France the next stop will be Setúbal, Portugal than Brava to drop cargo off and get fresh stores on board for the Atlantic crossing… (click here for more destinations)
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 […]
“They call it the Caribbean of the North”…where you can have buckets of liquid sunshine and imagine coconuts growing on city lights. Welcome to the magical experience that is sailing a cargo of 19.000 bottles of natural French wines to Denmark. Telling a story about the last two weeks is not easy. So many beautiful […]
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, […]