Join us for a special screening of this new, award winning documentary followed by Q and A with Dawn Riley, a member of the Maiden Sailing Team. Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, putting everything on the line to ensure the team made it to the start line. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men. SPECIAL GUEST: DAWN RILEY - A MEMBER OF THE MAIDEN SAILING TEAM Concert Tickets $10 / Free For Students
MAIDEN
part of OUTDOOR SPORTS CENTER ADVENTURE FILM SERIES
DETAILS
Warehouse
Wednesday, November 20th
Doors @ 7:00 PM
Show @ 7:30PM

GENRE
Film



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Price:$10 / Free For Students
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Join us for a special screening of this new, award winning documentary followed by Q and A with Dawn Riley, a member of the Maiden Sailing Team. Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, putting everything on the line to ensure the team made it to the start line. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.

SPECIAL GUEST: DAWN RILEY - A MEMBER OF THE MAIDEN SAILING TEAM

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