The story is centered on Sir Peter Blake’s victory of the race after many attempts, and the battle that emerged between the two ketches Steinlager 2 and Grant Dalton’s Fisher & Paykel.
One Outstanding is a tribute to Sir Peter which includes unseen early footage of his sailing endeavours and success's in the America’s Cup. In addition to Sir Peter, the film features, Steinlager 2 crewman Brad Butterworth, F&P’s skipper Grant Dalton, Bruce Farr (designer of both ketches) Bob Fisher ( journalist ) and Lady Pippa Blake.
This is a film I made in 2004 about the 1989/90 Whitbread Around the World Yacht Race.
Monday 26th August
Doors Open 6pm
RNZYS bar will be open with nibbles menu available
Screened at Royal NZ Yacht Squadron, 181 Westhaven Dr, Westhaven
Tickets are $20 per person (plus booking fee)
This event is supported by RNZYS and credit to Producer and Director Larry Keating. All funds from ticket sales go to NZ Sailing Trust Youth Development Programmes.