1 June 2016 - Fairtransport
DATE:31-05 GMT:20.22 POS:23.29 N,19.23 W COG:180 SOG:8 Kn
Tres Hombres is back again in the trade winds.
Here she feels at home, the ship is dancing over the ocean waves.
For now we still have to make some miles southbound.
It won’t take long although, before we can change our course to the west.
Two thousand and five hundred nautical miles to Grenada.
Once again an Atlantic crossing for the good old brigantine.
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND DIR & SPD:NE 4/5 Bf
SEA TEMP:21.5 C
AIR TEMP:21 C
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