Pilotage

The pilot has been throughout history, and is still today an irreplaceable specialist of local navigational conditions, in other words a 'talking navigational chart'. He alone knows the river bed's intricacies and is familiar with its currents, wind directions, tides and main channels.

Jean Leclerc

Historian, author of a thesis on the Pilotage on the St-.Lawrence River downstream from Quebec City.

 

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