This song has many variants sung to different tunes and/or with slightly different sets of lyrics.


(1) Groix is a small island and town off the coast of Lorient in Brittany.
(2) A reef is a portion of a sail rolled and tied down to lessen the area exposed in a high wind.

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Les trois marins de Groix - (Version 3)

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Translated by Monique and Lisa.