Adventures in Sailing

Season 2009 Episode 07.24.09

AIS Ep104 - Distant Shores: Passage to Istanbul

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AIS Ep104 - Distant Shores: Passage to Istanbul
TheSailingChannel co-produces "Adventures in Sailing" with public tv station, WPBT2, Miami. The half-hour series presents classic and critically acclaimed films that capture the magic and adventure of sailing. The series originally test aired on WLIW21 NY Public TV as "Sailing Channel Theater" during summer 2009, reaching nearly 200,000 viewers. Tory Salvia, President of TheSailingChannel, introduces "Distant Shores" the highly acclaimed half-hour sailing/travel/adventure series produced by Canadian sailors, Paul and Sheryl Shard. In Episode 104, the Shards voyage north along the Turkish coast sailing up the Dardanelles, stopping at the Gallipoli War Memorial, and encountering a squall in the Sea of Marmara. They arrive in Istanbul and sail past famous monuments en-route to their base for exploring the old city. Visit TheSailingChannel.TV/distant_shores to purchase the Distant Shores series on DVD now available with additional commentaries and special features.moreless

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