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Van Dieman’s Sailor’s Delight on Clairefontaine Triomphe

Ink

Red sky at night, sailors’ delight.
Red sky at morning, sailors’ warning.

Wikipedia

Sailor’s Delight, from the discontinued Midnight Series, takes inspiration from the rhyme above. Although the ink is no longer in production, you can still find it being sold at some retailers (as of November 2022). The ink is a bright orangey-red with a wet flow.

On Clairefontaine Triomphe paper,

  • Shading: Yes
  • Sheen: Nil
  • Feathering: Nil
  • Bleedthrough: Some
Writing Sample

This was written with a TWSBI ECO-T medium nib.

Writing sample of Van Dieman's Sailor's Delight ink on Clairefontaine Triomphe notepad
Writing sample of Van Dieman's Sailor's Delight ink on Clairefontaine Triomphe notepad
Writing sample of Van Dieman's Sailor's Delight ink on Clairefontaine Triomphe notepad

Below are a couple of photos of how it looks when it was written on both sides of the paper.

Writing sample of Van Dieman's Sailor's Delight ink on Clairefontaine Triomphe notepad
Writing sample of Van Dieman's Sailor's Delight ink on Clairefontaine Triomphe notepad

Disclaimer: This ink was purchased by me and all opinions/photos are my own. This post was not sponsored.

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