In 1960, a hardy group of prep school students boards an old-fashioned sailing ship. With Capt. Christopher Sheldon at the helm, the oceangoing voyage is intended to teach the boys fortitude and discipline. But the youthful crew are about to get some unexpected instruction in survival when they get caught in the clutches of a white squall storm.
- Genre: Adventure, Action, Drama
- Studio: Hollywood Pictures, Largo Entertainment, Scott Free Productions
- Keyword: sailing trip, diary, sailing, survival, coming of age, teenage boy, discipline, squall, sail, caribbean sea, male bonding, seasickness, storm at sea, 1960s
- Cast: Jeff Bridges, Caroline Goodall, John Savage, Scott Wolf, Jeremy Sisto, Ryan Phillippe