19 October 2014 - Fairtransport
We just took down the outer jib, main upper topmast staysail (Bob) and royal sail. This sail is the highest of the square sails. The wind picked up to force 6 and we clipping along 9 knots! Most of the crew and trainees gotten over their sea sickness. Hot tea is made with the electric water boiler. The electricity comes from our Superwind windgenerators made in Germany! The ship is rocking, piano sea tight stowed! And full and by we go!
Captain Arjen van der Veen
Life on Tres Hombres has been an experience and a half! After a few years where we all had a life constraining effect from corona and a chance meeting with an old friend who had sailed on Tres Hombres previously my heart was set on an adventure. A sailing trip from Amsterdam to Les Sables […]
LOCATION NOTES: Den Helder: for those who have been around Tres Hombres since her early days, this name will ring more than one bell and recall many memories. It is a town in Noord Holland which faces the island of Texel and looks over the Wadden Zee, with its place in the maritime history of […]
MEET OUR TRAINEE ARCO Age: 60 Nationality: DUTCH Position onboard: TRAINEE Former occupation on land (aka how do you keep yourself busy when you are not sailing)? I am a father of two. I work as occupational health physician, insurance physician, and an instituutsopleider at the Radboud University in Nijmegen (e.g. training new medical specialists). I also volunteer for the local GroenLinks political party, […]