Racing Around the World Alone

‘Racing Around the World Alone’ is the story of the 2008/2009 Vendee Globe race. 30 skippers embark on a quest to be the fastest to sail 27000 miles around the world, non stop, without assistance and alone on 60 foot sailboats. This is one of the most extreme challenges a human being can face. The sailors are alone at sea for months and physical and emotional strength are essential. Growlers (Icebergs), sea mammals, and massive waves are a constant danger. On any day the forces of nature can bring an end to the best sailor’s well made plans. They harness the wind, hope for safe passage over the sea and push hard to win. They are a testament to the audacity of the human spirit.

On their journey, they will see the world in a way that few ever have the chance to see it. However, as many a sailor knows, the ocean, though beautiful, is powerful and unforgiving. They set out to demonstrate that the human will is up to the greatest of challenges. This is their story.


I followed the last edition of the Vendee very closely,  I can’t wait for this film to be available.

http://www.racingaroundtheworldalone.com/

1 Response to “Racing Around the World Alone


  1. 1 Buck

    It was great to see those boats again. This is one movie I’ll actually go watch. Thanks for the tip!

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