Vanishing Sail

Antigua and Barbuda/Grenada | 2015 | 88 min | Presented by Bill and Norma Byrd


Maryland Hall Auditorium Sun, Apr 3, 2016 10:00 AM
Q&A To Follow
Film Info
Release Year:2015
Film Type:Documentary Feature
Production Country:Antigua and Barbuda/Grenada
Director:Alexis Andrews


One of the last shipwrights in the Grenadines, Alwyn Enoe practices a trade passed down the generations from the original Scottish settlers who arrived on the islands in the 19th century. Approaching his 70s and with no more orders coming in, he decides to build one last wooden sailing sloop, with the hope that his sons will continue the trade. (Antigua and Barbuda/Grenada, 2015, 88 min.)

Q&A To Follow

Expected: Director Alexis Andrews, Douglas C. Pyle (Author, Sailor, and Maritime Scholar)

Q&A will be moderated by sailing legend and filmmaker Gary Jobson, whose films THE MAGIC AND MYSTERY OF SABLE ISLAND and TED TURNER'S GREATEST RACE also appear in this year's festival.