The man who loved schooners

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Boudreau, Walter, 1918-1996., Seafaring life., Schoo
StatementR.L. Boudreau.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG540 .B497 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4009237M
ISBN 101551093197
LC Control Number2001369401
OCLC/WorldCa43277370

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After reading this book, both my children wanted their own magic telescope!!/5. The Man Who Loved Schooners plots an exciting voyage across four decades of Boudreau's passion for sailing and schooners and his adventures under sail - from a confrontation with a foot rogue wave to a fight with drug pirates in the Bahamas to an eerie encounter with a tiger shark to the onslaught of a vicious hurricane.

This book, by his son, aptly describes his love for his craft, his love for his boats and his love for his family.

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The Man Who Loved Schooners. by Lou Boudreau. After a German submarine sinks the merchant barkentine Angelus, her ten crew are left to face the cold and merciless north Atlantic in a small open lifeboat without food or the next ten horrifying days, year-old Walter Boudreau witnesses the death of all but one of his shipmates.

The Man Who Loved Schooners plots an exciting voyage across four decades of Boudreau's passion for sailing and schooners and his adventures under sail—from a confrontation with a foot rogue wave to a fight with drug pirates in the Bahamas to an eerie encounter with a tiger shark to the onslaught of a vicious hurricane.

Walter Boudreau's son, Robert Louis Boudreau, has chronicled the. Unnamed Schooner, crewed by Chris Kristofferson's character in the song, Highwayman by The Highwaymen. "We're Here", in Rudyard Kipling's Captains Courageous; Unnamed Schooner, claimed to belong to Larry David in HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm; Lucretia, Cleopatra Highbourne's schooner in Jimmy Buffett's book A Salty Piece of Land.

The Man Who Loved Schooners by R. Boudreau. This introduction to life before the mast covers over four decades of Captain Boudreau’s love affair with the sea aboard his various classic schooners that take him through nautical adventures both thrilling and extraordinary.

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28th,   Robert Louis Boudreau sailed for his father and is now a marine and tourism consultant, property manager and author whose books include The Man Who Loved Schooners, about his father, and Where the Trade Winds Blow, about his own life on the sea.

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