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The captain and owner of the sailboat Évasion , Marc Patenaude, has a certificate of competence for pleasure as indicated by the Regulations of Competency of Operators of Pleasure Craft of the Law on the Canadian Merchant Marine.
He worked closely the last fifteen years with the Maritime institute of Québec, the Lifesaving Society and the Canadian Yachting Association and acquired several degrees related to maritime and sailing boats. He has training in CPR and emergency first aid.
Coming from a line of sailors and sea captains in the Magdalen Islands. He is proud to perpetuate and propagate a historical flavor of sailing and so continue the family maritime tradition.
In the medium term, he wants to liberate sv/Évasion from her den to make her see the great blue again.