We selected four films and one TV series dedicated or set in the world of sailing (and you can buy it directly on Amazon). If we forgot your favorite, write it in the comments!
A mass-murderer kidnaps and seduces a young woman after leaving her husband to die on the vessel whose crew he’s just slaughtered. With a wonderful Nicole Kidman!
All Is Lost
After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.
An incredible documentary about the disastrous 1968 round-the-world yacht race. A must see for all sailors.
Turning Tide ( En solitaire )
It tells the story of Yann Kermadec whose dreams suddenly come true when he has to replace the DCNS star skipper at the last minute before the start of the Vendée Globe (a round-the-world non-stop single-handed yacht race). After several days of racing, Yann, who is in the lead, has to stop to repair a damaged rudder. This will disrupt his round-the-world journey…
Black Sails is an American dramatic adventure television series set on New Providence Island and a prequel to Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel Treasure Island. The series was created by Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine for Starz that debuted online for free on YouTube and other various streaming platform and video on demand services on January 18, 2014. The series was renewed for a fourth season on July 31, 2015.