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Launched in 2001 in Binic, Brittany, France,  and pushed by the winds and the powerful voices of his crew, the schooner "Avis de Grand Frais" sails serenely on the calm waters of a confirmed success over the years.

The shanties in the repertoire of the group are drawn from the maritime heritage or are the work of renowned contemporary artists. They revive privateers, pirates and buccaneers, or tell the hard life of the fishers of the Grand Banks fishery and of long distance travels. Work shanties, beating the rhythm of life on board, poetic songs evoking the elements, nostalgia of the stops in mythical ports and the pretty girls, with a backdrop, always present, friend or foe, loved or hated, the sea ...