Maiden – Hobart

Festivals and Celebrations

16 Oct 2019

The sailing documentary Maiden is coming to Hobart.
Maiden is the inspirational 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. 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 sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.
Don’t miss an incredible evening to see her remarkable story told on the BIG screen.
Tickets selling fast. Get your tickets now!

Facilities

Australian Tourism Accreditation Broadband Internet Access Carpark Family Friendly Meetings and Events Australia Paid Wifi Public Toilet

Rates

From AU$15.00

Event Times

16 Oct 2019

Daily Event

Venue

Village Cinemas Hobart

181 Collins Street, Hobart, 7000

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