Adventures in Sailing

Season 2009 Episode 08.21.09

AIS Ep110 - Distant Shores Plomari

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AIS Ep110 - Distant Shores Plomari
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 110, the Shards continue exploring the island of Lesvos by traveling to the town of Plomari. Here they encounter many traditional festivals celebrating the heritage of the region. Plomari is the capital of ouzo, and the Shards arrive on the first day of the Annual Ouzo Festival where for four nights in July there is feasting, regional music, and free ouzo provided by the local distilleries. Paul and Sheryl end their visit by attending the Annual Horse Festival where local riders parade through town and display their riding skills in a unique dance competition at the waterfront. 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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