Book Locker: SAIL Above the Clouds

Carole Fontaine 2 Books

Mar 28, 2024

Carole Fontaine, aka “The Sailing Yogi,” loves to share her adventures from 20 years of living aboard a sailboat. With 20,000 nautical miles under her belt, she has triumphantly embraced the art of navigating the currents of life with ease and grace. 

Carole is a Canadian from Cowansville, Quebec and her husband is from Granby, Quebec. After sailing and living aboard in Florida and cruising extensively for 25 years (20 of them on the boat) they sailed north and landed in Maine a few years ago. They now split their time between their houses in Lac Brome, Quebec – where Eric boated as a kid – and in Shapleigh, Maine.

Carole is author of the bestselling series “SAIL Above the Clouds.” She is a student of holistic and yogic philosophies and certified in Mindfulness Life Coaching, Meditative Writing, Shakti Dance Yoga, and Reiki Master Teacher. She speaks and shares her sailing and life experience and coaches women to harness their personal power and inspire their lives. 

SAIL – Each book in the four-book series represents a unique aspect of the author’s signature program S.A.I.L: Simplify, Align, Integrate, Let Go. At the end of each chapter, readers benefit from tips and insights on all aspects of their lives while exploring different healing modalities, writing prompts, and self-discovery exercises.

Join Carole as she moves onto a boat, adapts to a new lifestyle, learns hard ‘beginner’ lessons, sails the breathtaking ocean, survives gale storms, and navigates life for 20 years in a meager 41 feet of living space with an unconventional husband and, of course, a dog.  

S.A.I.L. Above the Clouds weaves big emotions, humorous impasses, and motivating results through topics such as overcoming major health concerns and chronic disease, tackling mental health, surviving the doldrums of a 30-year marriage, discovering life’s purpose, and learning when you’re the crab’s dinner, or receiving a naked spank from Mother Nature.


The Series

SAIL Above the Clouds–How to Simplify Your Life – A Sailor’s lessons for uncovering inner strength, conquering chronic disease, and finding meaningful purpose.

SAIL Above the Clouds 2–How to Align Your Life – A Sailor’s Lessons for Navigating Challenge, Mastering Emotions, and Harnessing Personal Power

SAIL Above the Clouds 3–Integrate and Inspire (Coming2025)

SAIL Above the Clouds 4–Let go of all that hinders your success (Coming2026)

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