The New Film Company's exciting sailing films 

for the active or the armchair  sailor.

Sailing and ocean racing:  Dodge Morgan, the STAR (Singlehanded TransAtlantic Race), the Two-STAR (Doublehanded TransAtlantic Race), the BOC Challenge, the Around Alone Race, Outward Bound.  Boat building:  the Friendship sloop.  As seen on PBS, Discovery, National Geographic Explorer, Outdoor Life.

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Award-Winning
Sailing
and
Adventure
Films on DVD and VHS

And our documentary on Joan Baez:  CARRY IT ON

 

AMERICAN CHALLENGE: Alone Against the Atlantic

"The best film about yacht racing ever made."
Puts you on board with 6 single-handed sailors
in a thrilling Transatlantic Race.

56-minutes: DVD $29.95  for home use

 

AROUND ALONE

Dodge Morgan's inspiring at-sea journey, making
him the first American to sail
solo, non-stop
around the world.

57-minutes: DVD $29.95 or VHS video $19.95, for home use

Click to see a preview!

 

THE BOC CHALLENGE: 1986-87

The dramatic story of the Second BOC Challenge.
Sailors tested to their limits in a 27,000 mile race
alone around the world.
 

53-minutes: DVD $19.95 or VHS video $12.95, for home use

 

THE FRIENDSHIP SLOOP

A salty and beautifully photographed film of the 
building and sailing of a classic boat.  

28-minutes: DVD $24.95 or VHS video $12.95, for home use

 

 

OUTWARD BOUND

A close-up view of people testing their limits
on the sea-adventure course at Hurricane Island
off the coast of Maine.

28-minutes: DVD $19.95 or VHS video $12.95, group or home use

 

PASSAGE

Norwegian sailor Arne Brun Lie confronts the
challenge of the Two-Star Sailing Race and his
memories as a Nazi war prisoner.

56-minutes: DVD $24.95 for home use

 

 

THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE

Exciting video of The First BOC Challenge, the 
most treacherous sailing race ever devised.

58-minutes: DVD $19.95 or VHS video $12.95, for home use

 

 

Environmental and Gerontology Education Programs

HOME FREE: RETURN OF THE BALD EAGLE

"Easily one of the most beautiful films about birds
  ever made."
 
                                Library Journal

One man's love of a wild creature challenges him
to realize a dream.

29-minutes: DVD $49.95 or VHS video $19.95, group or home use

 

 

STRIPED BASS: MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE

In the 1990's striped bass were declining at an alarming rate along the East Coast.  This film documents the efforts of scientists, journalists and concerned citizens to solve the mystery of this decline and serves a model of our need to come to terms with the delicate environmental balance that sustains us all.

52-minutes: VHS video $39.95, group or home use

 

  • OLD, BLACK AND ALIVE!

        "A beautiful, thoughtful film ... full of humor and love."  Film Library Quarterly

        Intimate portraits of seven elderly Blacks of varying backgrounds and life experiences.

         28-minutes: VHS video $49.95, group or home use

 

  • EVERY DAY COUNTS: SECOND CAREERS AFTER 65

Profiles of 6 retirees who have begun new pursuits.  Their courage and resourcefulness demonstrate the unique contributions that the elderly can and do make after leaving the work world.  An inspiration for audiences of all ages particularly retirees whose potential is too often untapped.

14-minutes: VHS video $29.95, group or home use


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