Sailing vessels are carried by the trade wind 600 miles up the Orinoco to San Fernando.
On Thursday, May 16, for instance, the trade wind failed us.
Ill bet, if we head for trade wind Cay, well find their hang-out.
We have been steaming steadily in the teeth of the trade wind.
We are still in the trade wind, and sail swiftly and steadily.
The direction of the trade wind, however, is more apparent than real.
The trade wind was then blowing steadily but moderately, and the weather was, as usual, fine and clear.
Usually at this season the trade wind is strong, and raises a considerable sea, even inside the Barrier.
The trade wind is, par excellence, the wind of beautiful sunsets.
The trade wind varied from south-south-east to east-south-east, and commonly blew fresh, with frequent squalls.