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A Sea Captain’s Tale

December 1, 2018

    A Sea Captain’s Tale   The life and times of Capt. Guy Walter Boudreau and his son Lou. Men true to the legacy of wooden ships and iron men. Based on the books “The Man Who Loved Schooners” and “Where the Trade Winds Blow” by his son, Capt. Robert Louis Boudreau.   After…Read...

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Where The Trade Winds Blow – Prologue: Treasure Island

November 27, 2018

  Where the Trade Winds Blow By Lou Boudreau Prologue Treasure Island On a sunny May morning in 1958 a large sailing vessel approached the British Virgin Islands from the north. The ship rolled gently on the blue Atlantic ocean and her bow wave gurgled merrily away to leeward, while a school of dolphins frolicked under the bowsprit. The…Read more >

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Bluenose Revisited – 50 Years On

September 18, 2018

      Bluenose Revisited Five decades ago, in 1969, as I stood at her helm sailing her across the blue Caribbean, I recall with great clarity each moment. Today, in 2018, gazing out over the ocean from the shores of Mahone Bay, I take a deep breath. A low fog bank hovers just beyond…Read more >

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Legend of the Sylvania

September 4, 2018

  “The Legend of the Sylvania” A Tale of Heroism on the North Atlantic   The Sylvania was a fine schooner by all accounts. A big vessel at 161 feet, she was one of the famous Indian headers designed by Thomas McManus and built in Gloucester.  Her Captain, Jeff Thomas, was well known along the…Read more >

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