8 April 2016 - Fairtransport
The Tres Hombres left Den Helder around 1000 for again another voyage around the Atlantic. This time the 5 month voyage will take them to the ports of Douarnenez, Madeira, La Palma Canaries, Grenada, Santa Martha Columbia, Dominican Republic and Horta Azores. Cargo will be taken to and from these islands. Captain Lammert Osinga is taking her around the Atlantic with a crew of 7 and 8 trainees. Again we will look forward to read weblogs about their adventures of the high seas and foreign lands. Stay tuned!
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 […]