The Man Who Loved Schooners From surviving torpedos in WWII to pioneering the Caribbean charter trade this autobiography plots an exciting voyage across four decades of Boudreau s passion for sailing and schooners This account

  • Title: The Man Who Loved Schooners
  • Author: Robert Louis Boudreau
  • ISBN: 9781888671278
  • Page: 124
  • Format: Paperback
  • From surviving torpedos in WWII to pioneering the Caribbean charter trade, this autobiography plots an exciting voyage across four decades of Boudreau s passion for sailing and schooners This account describes his adventures under sail, from a confrontation with a 65 foot rogue wave and a fight with drug pirates in the Bahamas to an eerie encounter with a tiger shark andFrom surviving torpedos in WWII to pioneering the Caribbean charter trade, this autobiography plots an exciting voyage across four decades of Boudreau s passion for sailing and schooners This account describes his adventures under sail, from a confrontation with a 65 foot rogue wave and a fight with drug pirates in the Bahamas to an eerie encounter with a tiger shark and the onslaught of a vicious hurricane.

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    1. Robert Louis Boudreau

      Captain Lou Boudreau was born in Canada, and first went to sea when he was six months old aboard the famous 98 foot schooner Yankee His father owned and sailed the schooner in the beautiful Bras D Or Lakes of Cape Breton in Nova Scotia When Lou was about one year old, he took his first ocean voyage aboard the schooner Doubloon with his mother and father This momentous first sail aboard this large schooner would take Lou away from Canada and onto a life of adventure in the warmer islands of the Caribbean.Growing up aboard his father s schooners and on the island of St Lucia, Lou spent a magical childhood exploring every nook and cranny of these large yachts, and under the guidance of his father, learned the ropes of life at sea Spending most of his early life in Marigot Bay, St Lucia, Lou became fluent in Patois, the local language of St Lucia He would spend time free diving and spear fishing in the crystal clear waters of the islands and would inevitably bring back lots of lobster, conch and other delicious seafood for the charter guests onboard the family s yachts.As a young adult, Lou began sailing as a crew member with his father and, after sitting for his Master s papers, he went on to skipper the 90 foot ketch Atlanta , and the 138 foot Hereshoff schooner Mariette Over the years, Captain Lou Boudreau has been fortunate to have skippered some of the finest yachts in the world.After swallowing the anchor in 1996, Lou returned to Canada and began writing His first book, The Man Who Loved Schooners , was published by Nimbus Publishing in 2000 A fictional novel, Fandango s Gold , followed in 2006 and Where the Trade Winds Blow , published in 2012, chronicles his own life growing up in the Caribbean Several of his stories were also published in the anthology We Belong to the Sea.

    583 thoughts on “The Man Who Loved Schooners”

    1. This is a great biography for people who love sailing, but probably not for those who are not interested in the sea This is about the man who owned Mariette and other classic schooners, and actually used them commercially I d give it 4 stars as a sailor, but only 3 for general readers.


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