I’ve always held the brave souls who build their own boats in the highest of regard. Not only must they possess a formidable array of practical skills, but also the determination and psychological fortitude to see the job through. Anybody who thinks that’s not true just hasn’t been there—building a boat is a mammoth test of endurance. Such people are T. E. Lawrence’s dreamers of the day who think big and make things happen, and they are rare indeed.
So it’s a great pleasure to introduce you to a man that wasn’t just content to build his own boat from the ground up, but also designed her, and now runs a highly successful, award winning, yacht building business as a result—Jean-François Delvoye of Boréal Yachts.To continue reading, please login (top right) or join us.