27 March 2015 - Fairtransport
DATE: 26-3 GMT:23.24 POS:27.07 N,61.22 W COG:010 SOG:7 kn
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND SPD:4-5 Bf
As the high pressure is being pushed to the east by a cyclone coming from the west,
For us the wind is veering from east-north-east to south-easterlies.
For the moment we can make a course east from north.
We´re expecting the wind to veer to south-west with the approaching low pressure
and start making a good progress.
Since it is still about 1700 miles to go till the Acores, we are all happy with the weather to come.
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 […]
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