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Old 16-03-2011, 12:18   #1
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hi guys. this is not for training movies or instructionals but actual movies i think my favorite is captain ron. with kurt russel what do you guys think? your favorites?

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If you sit here long enough, all the world passes by again and again and again.

If I recall this thread last came by about 18 months ago
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"Open Water II" Nice sailboat is the main set, interesting story, no sailing though!
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+1 "Dead Calm"
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hi guys. this is not for training movies or instructionals but actual movies i think my favorite is captain ron. with kurt russel what do you guys think? your favorites?

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I second that. Captain Ron is a classic! Although when I encourage my wife by saying: "If you want to be promoted from Swab, to Mate you gotta"... She still doesn't see the humor in it. M.
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Re: best sailing movies

Yep, that was my first thread question back in October last year. I got some great suggestions and enjoyed them all.

I don't think it hurts to revisit the issue from time to time.

Help Me with Movie Choices About Sailing

Favorite Sailing Movies

I enjoyed Dove, Captains Courageous, Dead Calm, and Wind the best I suppose. These are the ones I recall from my feeble memory.
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I have not seen alot of the sailing movies that you guys are talking about. Are they older or newer? I am in need of a good one.
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Are they older or newer?
They're all a bit older, mostly from the mid '80's I believe.

You can watch this one for free-

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Thanks Zed! I love the free!
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"Deep Water." Documentary about the 1968 Vendee Globe in which Moitessier, Knox-Johnston, Chay Blythe, Don Crowhurst, etc. competed. Stunningly well-done.
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The 12 part A&E series Horatio Hornblower

Captains Courageous

to name a few
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Anybody know where to obtain the Dougal Robertson movie "survive the savage sea"
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