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The grace of sailing put to film

“Man at Sea” is the title of the latest of British luxury goods brand Alfred Dunhill's film series, “Portraits of Achievement.”

An ode to the sea and one man's lifelong passion for sailing on it, “Man at Sea” follows Iain Percy, British sailor and Olympic champion.
Setting sail from Lymington in the New Forest district of Hampshire in the yacht Strega, Iain tackles the wind and the waves on The Solent strait between the Isle of Wight and the mainland England.

"The boat suddenly becomes weightless and you're surfing. You almost become mesmerised as you catch the next wave and the wave after, Percy says at one point in the elegantly filmed profile.

Click here to watch it.