The Fiddling Fisherman
Sail out of Souris, PEI with JJ Chaisson – The Fiddling Fisherman. On board our boat ‘Chaisson A Dream’ we want you to chase your dream with us and enjoy a musical, relaxing, entertaining, and inspiring experience that will certainly be the highlight of your stay on Prince Edward Island. On ‘Chaisson A Dream’ with Captain and renown multi-instrumentalist and entertainer J.J. Chaisson a.k.a. The Fiddling Fisherman; you will sail out of Souris harbour, drop anchor along PEI’s beautiful red cliff coastline, and relax in a picture perfect setting. It is here that you will enjoy a 2 hour gathering of music, dance, and hands on knowledge of traditional music and the fishing industry of Prince Edward Island. This is the most unique hands-on experience that PEI has to offer!
The Chaisson A Dream
The Chaisson A Dream is a modern fully equipped fiberglass lobster fishing boat. All modern navigational equipment including sounder, GPS plotters, radar, VHS radios. The Chaisson A Dream was built in 1986 by Provincial Boat Builders in Kensington, PEI as a solid fiberglass 42X9 foot boat. In the winter of 2014, the boat had a complete overhaul and refurbishing at MacPhee’s Custom Marine in Souris, PEI. The boat was lengthened to 45 feet and widened to 13 feet. All brand new fiberglass fuel tanks, fiberglass floor, duel ram steering, rudder, and wash boards. Re-powered with a 350 horsepower Cummins Diesel engine, which pushes the boat at a cruising speed of 17 knots. Sequentially, the appraised age of the boat is 2 years old. Bathroom facility aboard, as well as a Refleks oil furnace which keeps the cabin comfortably warm. Seating for 4-6 people inside the cabin and the convenience of a microwave and coffee maker and beverage coolers. Chaisson A Dream has a top-notch music system equipped with a Kenwood deck, four infinity 6×9 speakers, a Kenwood subwoofer powered by a 400 watt JBL amplifier. Our boat is licensed and can accommodate groups up to 12. Larger groups can be accommodated with a second boat!