Adventures in Sailing

Season 2009 Episode 07.25.09

AIS Ep108: Distant Shores - Mytilini

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AIS Ep108: Distant Shores - Mytilini
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. Show Host, 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 108, the Shards make landfall in Greece on the island of Lesvos, home of the Muses and poetess, Sappho. They visit the island's two gulfs of Kalloni and Yeras, home to delicious sardines and olive oil. They visit the Mylelia water mill, where these two products are still produced in the traditional style. The Shards take a tour of the local church's catacombs at Skopelos, and finally they participate in the Festival of Ay Marina. 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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