SAILING THE WORLD
Narrated by Hal
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shows that fewer than 200 sailors have circumnavigated the globe alone.
Even today, the most skilled skippers aboard state-of-the-art vessels are
stretched to their mental, physical and emotional limits by such an undertaking.
documents the tragedy and triumph of the 1994-95 BOC Challenge. From the moment these
20 skippers set sail from Charleston, South Carolina, on this 27,000 mile solo
sailing race, they
are at the mercy of the elements, relying solely on their boats and individual
drama is present throughout as each sailor battles ferocious winds and struggles
with equipment failures and other emergencies. Before the race is over two boats
sink, one runs aground, and another boat and skipper are lost at sea.