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Adrift in the Pacific Ocean, nine men will attempt recreate one of history’s greatest feats of endurance and navigation - the 4,000-mile journey of Captain Bligh after the mutiny on the Bounty. With both experienced sailors and complete novices, Anthony Middleton will lead the group across the ocean in a replica 23-foot wooden boat, using Bligh’s diary as a guide and inspiration on their journey. They will face the unpredictable weather of the massive Pacific Ocean, and suffer the whims of sudden storms and treacherous, hidden reefs. Risking injury they’ll land on isolate islands in the hunt for desperately needed food, water and supplies. With everything on the line, will they be able to cooperate and ensure their survival before making landfall in Timor?
9 men are following the same route as Captain William Bligh, in an identical boat, facing the same conditions to measure themselves against history.
Cast adrift in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, new series Mutiny, re-enacts the historic and epic journey of Captain Lieutenant William Bligh and 18 loyal crew members, following the rebellion of mutinous sailors on the Royal Navy vessel HMS Bounty in 1789. How did the crew survive a 3,600-mile voyage, battling stormy seas and high winds in just a small, overloaded launch boat? Here's a timeline of their arduous journey.
At a secret meeting the crew vote to get Chris off the boat.
Hit by a sudden storm the men hold on for their lives as they navigate a dangerous reef at night.