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.
On very special occasions, we sail in regattas that are also vacations. As it turns out, that’s often the case with the Laser Masters’ World Championships for sailors 35 and older.
On a chilly January afternoon, we made an offer on a 1986 Catalina 30 sailboat in the sleepy town of Deltaville. To our surprise, it was accepted, and the boat was ours.
 “Instead of feeling sad, I put myself into sailing. It gave me something positive to focus on and gave me purpose. Sailing was a life saver.”


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