But Tracy refused to give up: she re-mortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, putting everything on the line to ensure the team made it to the start line. Although blessed with tremendous self-belief, Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sports world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.
Splicing home video footage with talking-head interviews that reunite all the key players, this inspiring doc charts Tracy Edwards and her all-female crew’s perception-busting participation in the 1989 Whitbread Round the World Race. The film never shies away from showing the abrasive side of its ...