28 April 2016 - Fairtransport
DATE:27-04 GMT:15.30 POS:48.07 N,04.41 W COG:275 SOG:6 Kn
We are all happy to be at sea again.
Tacking out of the bay of Douarnenez.
We are expecting the northerly winds to stay for the next days.
Eleven hundred miles on our bow for this leg till Madeira.
Deep water sailing from now on.
The Atlantic Ocean, is our home.
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND DIR & SPD:NNW 4 Bf
Voluntarily and together The men grab gloves, one makes do with a blanket. Then the lid comes off the end of the long box. Steam rises. They quickly get the hot plank out. But wait: you imagine a board, not a plank. With a thickness of 8 cm, this one looks more like a beam. […]
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 […]