Maiden

Maiden
  • 2018
  • UK
  • 1h 33min
  • 12
  • Directed by: Alex Holmes

Documentary about the all-female yacht crew that entered the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989, focusing on the life of skipper Tracy Edwards. The footage and interviews are skilfully put together, immersing the viewer in the high stakes of it all and showing what obstacles the crew was up against.

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Maiden

4 Mar 20194 stars

A trailblazing female yachting crew are the focus of Alex Holmes's powerful documentary

Yachting journalist Bob Fisher famously referred to the first all-female crew who entered the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989 as 'a tin full of tarts,' such was the media condescension and sexism towards these brave women. Fisher is interviewed…

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