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Golden Globe Race inspires second film

A month after the launch of the Colin Firth / Rachel Weisz blockbuster MERCY, another film about the 1968 Golden Globe Race has hit the cinema circuit.

While the Mercy film plays out as a love tragedy between Donald Crowhurst and his wife Clare, this new low budget release titled CROWHURST focuses much more on Donald’s nightmare voyage and ultimate suicide.

Suhaili 50 Falmouth Parade of Sail – June 11 – 14

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston is busy preparing his yacht Suhaili to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his departure from Falmouth at the start of the original Golden Globe race back in 1968, during a 3-day jamboree between June 11 -14.

The start of the SITRaN Challenge race from Falmouth to Les Sables d’Olonne commencing straight after the Parade of Sail.

The 2018 Golden Globe Race will start from Les Sables d’Olonne on 1 July 2018, with 19 sailors competing from 12 countries – France 4, Britain 3, Australia 2, and one each from Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, India, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Palestine and Russia.

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