9 August 2021 - Logbook Tres Hombres
Going away from TSS, platforms, windmills. Some cargo here and there, some calls, and all traffic goes smooth.
We crossed our paths with bark Europa and Avontuur before, great to see those ships under sail far from the coast, courageous crew jumping on uncomfortable waves.
The Royal is on holiday and the Main as well for the night. The rolling of the waves was tiring for the crew on deck. Keeping stability on legs, and in bed to fight against movement caused by the high messy swell is not easy.
Time for the trainees who are not used to live on a ship like this to appreciate the luxury, which is waiting for them, at the on-land home. Tomorrow will be more quiet.
The images are gorgeous between sunlight. Sun rays are pushing through the clouds, rainbows and orange oil jackets, maneuvers, and routine tasks during the night under red headlight.
Well catching up on the schedule yeah!
Mornings are grey, afternoons are sunny. Probably an effect from temperature changes. Dense fog at times and horn sound from invisible creatures. The Moon is growing each day among the stars. Breads rise well and overflow into the bottom of the oven and are delicious. The four cans of tea and coffee are very often […]
…of Skagerrak is quite smooth. 20 or 25 kts were expected in the middle so I drew a blue line on the chart, do not pass over. Fortunately we never had to dowse the royal and as soon as the wind increased we turned the ship around towards the peaceful Danish coast. Each watch gets […]
And so I return yet another time to Gudhjem, home of the Gods. This beautiful small port on the North East coast of Bornholm and its people hold a very special place in my heart. Sailing along the coast and passing the rugged cliffs, anticipation for our arrival rises. Soon Thor, the local wooden motor […]