Sailing Channel Theater

Sailing Channel Theater

5 Episodes

Sailing Channel Theater showcases extended excerpts from critically acclaimed films that capture the magic and adventure of sailing. Originally aired on Public TV station WLIW21 NY during Summer 2009. Episodes feature half-hour versions of outstanding documentaries about sailing adventures, yachting history, and sailing personalities. You can view the full length films right here on

Sailing Channel Theater
  • SCT Ep. 101: Cruising Has NO LIMITS

    Episode 1

    World-renowned cruising couple Lin and Larry Pardey take viewers on adventures to southern Africa, Brazil, and western Ireland.

  • SCT Ep. 103: In the Wake of the Zaca

    Episode 2

    In the Wake of the Zaca captures a lost age of adventure, romance, and Hollywood glamour told through the history of a 75 year-old topsail schooner. Sail with Zaca from its launch in San Francisco on the eve of the great depression, to its abandonment on a mud flat in southern France, and on to i...

  • SCT Ep. 105: Cast Off for Catalina

    Episode 3

    An indispensable video guide to Catalina Island for boaters (and landlubbers too!). Learn how to pick up a “Catalina mooring” then circumnavigate this magical island visiting quaint towns and anchorages just 20 miles offshore from busy Los Angeles, California.

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  • SCT Ep. 107: Cruising with Bettie

    Episode 4

    A fast paced look at the cruising lifestyle. Retired Hollywood cameraman and cruisers, Bob and Kaye sail their 36-foot sloop, “Bettie,” from Los Angeles, down the west coast of Mexico and Central America, through the Panama Canal into the Caribbean and on to the Bahamas with plenty of shore-side ...

  • SCT Ep. 109: Dancing With The Wind

    Episode 5

    Dancing with the Wind tells the story of a 2-day cruise along Florida’s central Gulf coast that captures the romance and pure joy of sailing. Producer, sailor, and professional musician Ed Verner adds an original musical score to the award winning cinematography of Steve Secka who films the saili...