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Spirit of Yachting uses the events as a backdrop to tell the human stories behind sailing races and reveal the passion, emotion and dedication needed to take part in any world class sporting occasion.

Each episode puts the viewer inside the top yachting events around the world - from legendary ocean races to tightly contested one-design and handicap racing.

Spirit of Yachting takes you on a journey to the sailing world's most famous, grand prix "race tracks".

Shot around the world, in some of the most stunning and desirable locations imaginable, the films bring to life the diverse characters that inhabit the sailing world.

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