Cultural Regatta. The prestigious nautical film and culture festival is coming to Barcelona for the first time, to celebrate the America's Cup.

SAIL IN TOUR presents three sessions at the CCCB Theatre aimed at sharing both the passion for sailing and the sense of a close connection with the sea through a series of screenings and documentaries.

The screenings will be followed by talks with key figures from the world of sailing who'll be sharing their experiences, and offering a new perspective on the sport and its profound relationship with the sea.

The first session will feature an exceptional guest: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the first person to sail non-stop around the world single handed in 1969.

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Sail IN, one of the most important  nautical culture and film festivals in Europe, is for the first time organising  three day-sessions in Barcelona as part of the celebrations for the America's Cup in order to share the passion and values embodied in the sport.

SAIL IN TOUR will be presenting a selection of  feature-length and short films, followed by talks with  prominent figures from the world of sailing , to give the public a new perspective on the sport of sailing and its relationship with the sea.

  • 24 May

Session 1: Philosopher of the Sea

2023 - Sweden - 78 min.

Directed by: Andreas Eidhagen

Production: Annika Gritti

With subtitles in Catalan

At the age of 83, Swedish yachtsman Sven Yrvind became well-known all over the world for his solo voyages. Over the last five years, he has been preparing his boat for a voyage of almost 15,000 miles from Ireland to New Zealand, which he estimates will take him 300 days to complete. A journey where the real exploration lies in deciding how we choose to live our lives.

Session 2: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston: Sailing Legend.

Screening + talk with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston.

2020 - United Kingdom - 56 min.

Directed by: Clifford Webb

Production: 1080 Media TV

With subtitles in Catalan

A documentary about the man who might be the most famous sports yachtsman of modern times, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, who was the first man to sail solo non-stop around the world in 1969. This is the remarkable story of his voyage around the world and his legacy. Sir Robin relives that historic voyage, and shares previously unseen photographs and diary entries.

Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona

C Montalegre, 5
Ciutat Vella
el Raval
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona
From 24/05/2024 to 26/07/2024

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