The Weekend Sailor

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The Weekend Sailor is a new feature documentary about the unexpected victory of the Mexican yacht Sayula II in the first crewed sailing race around the world in 1974. The most demanding sailing quest in history.


Sailor, Ramon Carlín visits his rebellious son, Enrique in the United Kingdom and comes across a magazine advertising a sailing race around the world. Although he had been sailing casually for two years, Ramon embarks on this race and brings his son along as an opportunity to not only teach him discipline but real life experiences as well.

Genre: 108 Believe,Documentary

Cast: Skipper Ramon Carlin and Family, Enrique Carlin, Volvo Ocean Race Team

Crew: Bernardo Arsuaga, Erik Virtanen, Christopher John Malanchen, Pietro Amato, Enrique Carlin, Eduardo Lopez-Frias, Christopher John Malanchen, Jaime Romandia, Lawrence Elman, Adrian S. Bara

Year of production: 2016

Running time: 55 Minutes

Festivals, Awards & Press:

Winner, Director’s Award – Hong Kong-San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival, 2016
Winner, Best Cinematographer (Documentary)  – Madrid International Film Festival, 2016
Winner, Jury Award for Best Feature Documentary  – Oceanside International Film Festival 2016
Winner, Grand Prix du Public – Festival International du Film d’Aventure La Rochelle, 2016
Winner, Best Screenwriting Award – Doc L.A