Whether she’s sashaying around a mooring ball, tugging on her lines at the slip or resting her quarters on a trailer, a small boat can be your best friend.
Rod Fortier, owner of Fortier Boats in Somerset, Massachusetts, is a let’s-get-down-to-business kind of guy. He doesn’t much like to be interviewed, and he refuses to be photographed. His father, Roger Fortier — the company’s founder, who died in 2011 — wasn’t much for photographs, either.
We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch it, we are going back from whence we came.
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