Sail In Festival: Film Crews

  We have all seen some of the considered epic films shot at sea. The Oscar-winning La Vida de Pi (Ang Lee, 2012), When everything is lost, (J.C. Chandor, 2013), the last challenge of Robert Redford; the marine adventure of Abysss (James Cameron, 1989) or a revision of Captain Ahab in The Perfect Storm (Wolfgang…

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Living on the Ocean

On June 21, 2015 Julia, Nuria, Julio and Ron are said goodbye by a group of friends on the beach of Barra (Ría de Vigo). During the next two years, the four will be the crew of the Alba Plena sailboat, which will be their home, in an experience that will change them forever. Julio…

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March 8: women against all odds

Ana Tenorio, Beatriz Fernández Castro, Theresa Zabell, Ana Moya and Teresa Rapallo were little girls. And, when they were, they dreamed that summer would come to jump the waves, make sandcastles, chase crabs, sail … But also, when they were little girls, they really wanted to grow up to fulfill dreams and become what they…

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A decade looking for marine litter

Estíbaliz López-Samaniego is the project director of Vertidos Cero (Zero Waste), an association that turns 10 years old in January 2019. A pioneer in warning of the danger of marine litter in Spain, this researcher is satisfied because, at last, the work of scientists, researchers and associations have contributed to the current change of mentality,…

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