13 August 2016 - Fairtransport
DATE: 11-08 GMT:19.28 POS:26.47 N,67.16 W COG:320 SOG:3
Very light wind to be expected for the next days.
Tres Hombres is amazingly still making northerly progress.
After the high pressure area where we are in now, we will get the westerlies.
Those shall bring us to the east again.
ETA 2010 miles to go, I would say about two and a half week from now.
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND DIR & SPD:Eassterly 2 Bf
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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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 […]