(Episode 7)


Episode Info

Documentary series following life on the English Channel, the busiest waterway in the world. A rookie sailor takes part in the Tall Ships Regatta - a stunning spectacle where 46 traditionally rigged sailing vessels race 200 miles from Falmouth to the Isle of Wight. The team at Southampton Harbour Patrol have their hands full keeping yachts and pleasure boaters out of the way of the massive commercial ships - especially when not everyone follows the rules. A team of brothers working on the dockside in Southampton need all their skill and experience to quickly unload the Marco Polo, one of the largest container ships in the world - especially as she's carrying some unusual cargo. Plus the crew of the HMS Severn board and inspect fishing vessels. They are one of the three ships in the navy's fisheries protection squadron who help to enforce rules designed to prevent overfishing in the channel and protect the UK's £880 million fishing industry.