Saturday, May 12, 2012

The Dove, Yacht Ensign - film for young dreamers 1974

Hoisting the Yacht Ensign
The Dove 1974

In 1974 The Dove set sail into the imagination of American Youth. It is based upon the true story of Robin Lee Graham who sailed around the world starting from California at the age of 16. Loneliness, despair, romance, kittens, love and a little adventure were his constant companion on his voyage around the world.

The book was originally written in 1972. However Mr. Graham set sail back in 1965 from Southern California following the sun towards the South Pacific. He returned home back to Southern California in 1970.

This book is an must read for high school students perhaps at 10th grade as they can related to 16 year old adventurer.


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