THE WEEKEND SAILOR

By Bernardo ARSUAGA

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Documentary - Completed 2016

In 1973, with almost no experience, Mexican captain Ramon Carlin raced against the superstars of sailing in a 9 month deadly round the world regatta winning the overall prize.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • MEXICO, USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, SPANISH, FRENCH, PORTUGUESE
    • Duration
    • 73 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Bernardo ARSUAGA
    • Producer(s)
    • Bernardo ARSUAGA, Christopher john MALANCHEN, Erik VIRTANEN
    • Synopsis
    • The Weekend Sailor is a feature documentary about the unexpected victory of the Mexican yacht Sayula II in the first crewed sailing race around the world in 1974. The most demanding sailing quest in history. Sailor, Ramon Carlín visits his rebellious son, Enrique in the United Kingdom and comes across a magazine advertising a sailing race around the world. Although he had been sailing casually for two years, Ramon embarks on this race and brings his son along as an opportunity to not only teach him discipline but real life experiences as well.
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