A short film about a man who has been sailing his entire life and is now passing on his knowledge. Interview audio is played over shots of crew members performing tasks on a sailing boat, and brief scenes of the sailor instructing a crew member.
0:00Copy video clip URL Black, slate.
0:30Copy video clip URL Shot of a boat comes on screen with the title “Tugboat.”
0:53Copy video clip URL A man talks about his first job on a boat with his mate’s license.
1:40Copy video clip URL The crew docks the boat.
2:24Copy video clip URL “There’s no school for this type of work… My religion happens to be sailing.”
2:40Copy video clip URL Assorted shots of crew members performing tasks, the boat sailing, and bridges rising.
5:40Copy video clip URL “I want to see the sun go down, and, at the same time, the early part of the morning is a nice time for me… Red sky at night, sailors delight. Red sky in the morning sailor take warning.”
6:45Copy video clip URL Sailor instructs a crew member about signals and wind speeds.
7:11Copy video clip URL “That’s 90% of the battle: being confident.”
10:13Copy video clip URL “If I think the man is a sailor and is going to be one the rest of his life then I’ll take the time and the effort to teach him.”
10:30Copy video clip URL Credits roll over more shots of boat sailing.
11:54Copy video clip URL End of tape.