This is the story behind the story. It's often the way documentaries come about - by accident. In 1978 San Francisco filmmaker, Luther Greene was busy with his film production company when he received a phone call that would lead him on a decade plus journey to bring an incredible story to the screen.
But not for the right people being in the right place at the right time, a unique part of sailing and scientific history would have ended up in a dumpster. And like most projects worth their salt, success would be illusive, some serendipity would be required along with chance, luck, and many "...but for's".
An EXTRA for Luther Greene's documentary, In the Wake of the Zaca. Watch at https://www.sailflix.com/in-the-wake-of-the-zaca