About the film
boat sailing australia experimental team race
Release Date: September 11, 1992
|Slogan||:||«The only thing better than winning the America's Cup is losing it... and winning it back.»|
|Production Companies||:||American Zoetrope, TriStar Pictures|
|Producers||:||Francis Ford Coppola, Fred Fuchs, Tom Luddy, Mataichirô Yamamoto, Linda Phillips-Palo, Betsy Pollock|
|Writers||:||Rudy Wurlitzer, Jeff Benjamin, Roger Vaughan, Mac Gudgeon|
In 1983, yacht sailor Will Parker leads an American crew financed by millionaire Morgan Weld to defeat during the America's Cup race against an Australian crew. Determined to get the prize back, Will convinces Morgan to finance an experimental boat designed by his ex-girlfriend Kate's new beau, Joe Heisler. When the boat is completed, the Americans head to Australia to reclaim the cup.