Film Screening: Manry at Sea

Film Screening: Manry at Sea

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In 1965, Robert Manry was a typical middle-aged suburbanite in Cleveland, Ohio. However, his colleagues at the Plain Dealer newspaper were shocked to learn he had just set sail on a solo voyage across the Atlantic in his 13½-foot sloop, Tinkerbelle. By the time his 78-day odyssey ended in England, Manry was the target of a wild journalistic arms race, the guest of honor to a welcoming committee of 20,000 Britons, and had become a hero to his countrymen – and to dreamers everywhere.

Come discover Manry's journey with The Maritime Museum of BC's screening of Manry at Sea!

All Ages
Maritime Museum of BC
634 Humboldt St, Victoria, BC, Victoria, British Columbia See Map
Non-Members: $25, Members: $20
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