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Age: 45-55

Member since August 2015

Grandparents of 5

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My wife and I travel in a 1995 highway coach converted to an RV called Lacroix Cruiser . We are full time travellers, happy grandparents, and enjoy quiet. Our bus is clean and in good repair, and we are totally self sufficient. We have a Fiat that tailgates us everywhere we go. You can follow us on YouTube

Skills & Expertise to Share

Good overall handy person, can cook a mean meal as well. Fully bi-lingual (english and french). We are avid recumbent cyclists as well.

yvan's Pets

No pets at this time, but love animals.

Favorite Boondocking Locations

anywhere peaceful.

yvan's Hometown

Granby Quebec


FMCA Member

yvan's Guest Details

yvan's Rig

Rig Type: Class A

45 feet long

a fully renovated 1995 MCI 102DL3 clean, safe, and fun. Behind it we tow a Fiat for local excursions.

yvan's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle

yvan Has 1 Host Location

Granby Quebec

St Alphonse de Granby, QC, CA
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yvan's References (28)

References from Hosts (9)


August 2021


I can't believe I never entered a reference for this couple! They were working in the city not too far from me and wanted a place to spend the weekend in the country. He sure knows how to handle that big rig because my driveway is a tight turn! Nice couple.


June 2021

Conversion fans

We enjoyed hosting and having a brief visit with this couple, very knowledgable on bus/RV conversions. Welcome back anytime maybe we will get to the Eastern townships for a visit in your area sometime!


October 2019

Quiet couple

Yvan was quiet and easygoing. We had a busy week so never really had a chance to chat much. in the few minutes getting them to their site it was obvious we would have had a great time and good conversation.
Great communication and patient waiting for us to get in.
We hope they return someday so we can get a tour of their bus and learn a bit about Canada. They are always welcome back.


September 2019

Friendly, respectful and kind!

Very nice couple, respectful of our property. Great communication! Welcome back anytime!


August 2019

Great Couple

I had very short, but great visit with Yvan and his wife. Very sweet couple. I was glad I could be a host for a night on their journey. Their RV was something special.


January 2018

Respectful, friendly guests

Lovely couple, with a cool diy rig that was fun to tour!


January 2018

Dream Guests

There aren't enough words in the english or french dictionary to say what wonderful guests these folks were! They graciously gave tours of their bus to our curious friends and neighbors. We feel like we probably earned at least one college credit for what we learned from these two. If you don't learn something from them than you already know it all. We were lucky to have hosted them and look forward to seeing them again.


January 2018

Very interesting couple. Due to our schedule we could not spend much time together.

very polite couple. yvan has done an amazing job restoring an older bus.


January 2018

Great Couple

These two are really nice couple. Yvan was a big help with my truck repairs. They are welcome back to stay anytime. It was a real pleasure hosting them.

References from Guests (18)


September 2021

Convenient location

This spot was perfect for our stay to visit friends and take a drive to visit Montreal. Unfortunately, we didn’t get to meet or hosts. However, even though they weren’t there, they still provided good recommendations and were very communicative.


September 2021

Bel accueil.

Nous y avons passé une nuit seulement. Situé près du zoo de Granby donc idéal comme endroit de passage avant ou après une visite de Granby.


August 2021


Nous a accomodé à la dernière minute. Très apprécié! Près d’une route passante donc un peu bruyant pour les non-habitués comme nous, mais probablement bien correct pour d’autres! Plein d’espace, facile de se stationner et accès rapide depuis l’autoroute.


May 2021

Convenient location

Our thanks to Y&S for the enjoyable stay. We appreciated the recommendations and enjoyed exploring the area. Thanks again!


May 2021

Excellent stay!!

This was our first Boondocker experience since we joined in 2019, due to covid. I must say we couldn’t have asked for a better experience! Our host were very welcoming and gracious with all kinds of helpful information. We had a great visit with them and exchanged stories.
Thanks for the wonderful hospitality, hope to visit again down the road!


October 2020

Cruising in burgandy

Such amazing hosts... no need left unfulfilled... We shall return!!


September 2020

Nice place.

Wé stayed 3 nights, It was Nice To ne near our family, living in Granby City.
We'll ne black for sure


August 2020


Yvan and Sylvie are truly the most gracious of hosts. Going well above and beyond to make our visit thoroughly enjoyable. Definitely making this a yearly visit!


July 2020

Great Hosts

Yvan were great hosts. They were very friendly and welcoming and so helpful with tips. Especially on the care of the outside of our RV and the best local place for propane (saved over $5 a tank). Will stay again on another trip through Granby.



May 2020

A great first experience of boondocking

We had a wonderful time with Yvan and his wife. As new full-timers, they taught us a lot of tricks. We couldn't have a better first time using Boondockers. We hope to see you again! Thank you very much for your hospitality.


August 2019

Great people

Granby Quebec is a wonderful location and our hosts are terrific people! Lots of suggestions and knowledge on many things. Really enjoyed our visit here, hope to see y’all again. Merci


August 2019

Great host in a great town

A great place to stop and take in the world class cycling trail network of Quebec. Lots of room to park and close to the action in town. Helpful and interesting hosts to meet and chat with.


June 2019

Good first time experience

First time using Boondockers and happy with the experience. Yvan and his wife were very warm and friendly. They are very knowledgeable about the Monteal area and gave us good tips on things to do. Their RV bus project is well done and inspiring. Still thinking about uses for Opti-Coat. Thanks for the good introduction to Boondockers !!


November 2018


Very warm couple...made us feel right at home...great stop on our journey...created new and everlasting memories

Gordon Borg

September 2017

Helpful Host

Stayed at Yvan's Sept 2017. great host providing lots of advice for traveling into Quebec, City and Granby. His property is part of a shop on a busy street, but surprisingly quiet through the night. Lots of room for parking and maneuvering.
We camped with two other couples in our truck and travel trailer.
Thanks for the hospitality, Yvan


September 2017

Good place to stay

Had a nice time staying 2 nights (Sept.14-15) at this location. Host was friendly and shared information on the area as well as a few traveling apps. Recommend staying at this place while traveling. Lots of parking area and easy access for RV's.


September 2017

Very helpful

We stayed 2 nights at Yvan's in Granby. Sept 14 & 15. Easy access with lots of parking. Yvan was very helpful and arranged for a required oil change for our truck. He also helped us with directions and iPhone apps to help with our travels.


September 2017

Choice location, great hosts

There is plenty of room to park multiple rigs at this location, no tight approaches or cramped quarters.
Yvan is also a bus conversion enthusiast; we had a great conversation about the process and we are looking forward to continuing this new friendship.

Personal References (1)


August 2018

Sorry to have missed staying

Yvan was great to message with and very accommodating for our ever changing travel plans. I am sorry to say we did not get a chance to stay at their host location, but should we find ourselves in the area again and need a place for the night, we will absolutely contact Yvan again.