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Apart from "being a trimaran" it doesn't look very much like the original ... wrong number of masts, for a start!New film is reported http://www.theguardian.com/film/2015/jan/28/colin-firth-biopic-donald-crowhurst-james-marsh
A replica apparently. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Teignmouth_Electron_Replica.jpg
This one? http://www.amazon.co.uk/Deep-Water-DVD-Louise-Osmond/dp/B000NA6UQU/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1431626333&sr=8-2&keywords=Donald+Crowhursti saw a documentary about Donald and the Electron, very interesting and a bit sad tbh...
Except that the original had flush decked outer hulls, a small doghouse rather than a coach roof and two masts, for starters.
Very little of the original left.
And complete with roller furling genoa! Very 1960s.Apart from "being a trimaran" it doesn't look very much like the original ... wrong number of masts, for a start!
And complete with roller furling genoa! Very 1960s.
Here's another shot of the much more basic original. I wonder why they tarted up the design so much.
Yes, a private boat that has been given a light makeover to play the role of Teignmouth Electron. I crewed her for the first day of filming on Wednesday. Some people will be disappointed to know that Colin Firth (dripping wet or not) is not playing DC. The actor is Justin somebody.Apparently when it's not masquerading as Teignmouth Electron it's a private cruiser. Presumably will be again.
Marina confirmed today it is being used in the new film. Better keep SWMBO off the boat this weekend in case a dripping wet Colin Firth suddenly comes crawling up over the sugar scoop.