12 May 2015 - Fairtransport
DATE:11-05 GMT:22.35 POS:50.39 N, 000.02 E COG:90 SOG:3 kn
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND SPD:2-3 Bf
Set course for Belgium.
After a short stay in Yarmouth on Isle of Wight we are back at sea.
We unloaded six bags of cacao from Grenada for Seaforth Chocolate Co.
Arno van Wijk makes chocolate from cacao beans transported only by Tres Hombres.
We were having a very warm welcome and a lovely time with Arno, Lurike and their two daughters. Thank you so much.
Thomas and Gaspard came by on Tres Hombres to get some inspiration. They are good friends and working on the design of the clipper ship.
Monday morning we set sail from the Yarmouth Pier and sailed the Solent with the upcoming water east bound.
Now we are sailing along the southern coast of England with light westerly winds and fog.
We are in the busiest shipping route of the world but we do not see a single ship.
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