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)
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 […]