“Maiden” (USA, 2018, 97m )

“Maiden” (USA, 2018, 97m )

Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World (33,000 miles) . in 1989. 

To get there she remortgaged her home, bought a secondhand boat, battled chauvinism from her competitors and the press, and  secured warry sponsors.

Winner at numerous film festivals.

“A taut, gripping documentary about one young woman’s dream” — Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times

Sponsored by Second Friday Book Club and Saginaw Bay Underwriters

*Speaker:  Peter Sulfridge     Experienced Yachtsman (Thursday Opening Night only)