The Big Blue – 2013

The Big Blue is a 65 minute feature length documentary about Canadian writer Charlie Wilkins and his 53 day, 5000 km voyage across the Atlantic Ocean with 15 crewmates aboard Big Blue. This is a 9 minute version will provide you with an introduction to Charlie Wilkins and the challenge he faced.  Both this short film and the feature-length documentary were directed by Kelly Saxberg.  Charlie Wilkins’ book, Little Ship of Fools, which is based on the voyage of Big Blue, was published in September 2013.

You may also be interested in our Big Blue Row channel which includes a series of short videos that document some of the stages of the row, introducing the team and the concept.