But in this Oil Age, even during its recent decline as cheaply extracted oil has peaked globally, sail transport needs all the help it can get. Fortunately, interest is rising faster and faster. At the Sail Transport Network we see more projects than ever. The proof of this movement's rise and manifestation of its global destiny is in the Tres Hombres, a modern but traditional cargo ship of the schooner-brig rig.
I joined the ship on June 1 for the annual celebration of its return from the Caribbean to its home port of Den Helder, a significant harbor two easy days' sail north of Amsterdam. Laden with rum, molasses, cacao and chocolate, the ship's large community of supporters and volunteers were excited to compare notes and introduce new members of the public to the adventures of the Tres Hombres.
Named after its three captains and founders of Fair Transport, the 32-meter ship has completed four main voyages for cargo to the Caribbean and many others in northern European waters. I had last been aboard the wine run to Copenhagen last summer, when 8,000 bottles of biodynamic wine were delivered with a jolly crew of 13.
My next trip had to wait until last week. On June 3 we sailed for Enkhuizen, a lovely old town that is home to the world's preeminent sailing-captain school. After a short stay we sailed on to Amsterdam.
We now offer you the chance to get the Tres Hombres Logbook in PDF including the original weblogs, pictures and drawings of the Tres Hombres crew during their Atlantic Roundtrip 2012 / 2013.
Maybe you did sail along with the sailing cargo vessel Tres Hombres and now you are longing back to the days at sea, the adventures , starry nights and silent moments.. This book will make you realize what an amazing life-changing journey you made!
To create this book we used the original weblogs of the international crew of sailing cargo vessel Tres Hombres and therefore it is partly written in Dutch, English and German. The pictures are made by the crew and friends of Tres Hombres.
Buy this PDF and support sailing cargo vessel Tres Hombres and clean shipping!
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