Susan Proescher, our President, is one of six event coordinators who may help plan your event.
A graduate of Miami University of Ohio
(French & Education Major), she
flew with Pan Am for seven years.Susan is a co-founder of Commodore Events as well as Hornblower Yachts.
Say "hello" to a true Cancerian!
and I started the dining cruise business on San Francisco Bay in 1973 - after marrying in '71 - when we founded Hornblower Yachts
began to fly long hours with Pan Am in order to support our "experiment."I had initially taken clients out aboard an Albin diesel trawler-type vessel built in Sweden.This twenty-five-foot vessel would troll six rods.I named the yacht "Tradition of Hornblower," after the fictional character, Horatio Hornblower.After marriage, we moved up to a forty-four foot Hatteras double-cabin yacht that would troll fourteen rods for salmon.While single I had lived aboard "Tradition" for six months.Now, Susan
and I moved aboard our beautiful, two-year old Hatteras.I was yet a stockbroker and Susan was with Pan Am.
was usually home over weekends and enjoyed going on the fishing trips.She
prepared Ham & Eggs, English Muffins, tomato & orange juice, and coffee for the intrepid fisherpersons who came aboard at the ungodly hour of 5:00 or 6:00 a.m.She
would steer the yacht home from the ocean while I cleaned the catch.
I steered and acted as the congenial host, Don tended bar, and Susan
prepared a delicious meal, the ingredients of which were bought at Spengers Restaurant's take-out market. (Over the years we bought a lot of food from Spengers.