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I cant believe a movie was never made from "Maiden Voyage". That story intrigued me to no end when I was young. I could see it being made today with some cute actress.
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Here's another ... a documentary on Bernard Moitessier. Very well done and very interesting, especially the part about his childhood.


And here's a interesting documentary on the Fastnet disaster made by the BBC. It follows one boat and the story is told by one of the survivors.


I bought an HDMI cable and now plug my laptop into the TV and watch these things on the big screen. What a difference!
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I cant believe a movie was never made from "Maiden Voyage". That story intrigued me to no end when I was young. I could see it being made today with some cute actress.
Yeah, I'd like to see that, too. I just read the book again a couple of weeks ago.
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I'd love to see Robin Graham's story remade with an A list director.
Also, I'm surprised I've never seen a film based on Joshua Slocum's circumnavigation story
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I'd love to see Robin Graham's story remade with an A list director.
Also, I'm surprised I've never seen a film based on Joshua Slocum's circumnavigation story
Slocum's would make a great movie. Compared to him there are no true circumnavigators at all in today's world. Guess that would be a good thread starter. Has anyone circumnavigated the world using only dead reckoning and sextant
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