Kiwi Breeze

  • 10 10
  • 2017
  • 11min
Kiwi Breeze
  • English

A filmmaker discovers what happened to the dream of who was his next-door neighbor 16 years ago, a man who built an ocean-going yacht in his back garden.

Kiwi Breeze
  • English
Awards

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Cheap Cuts Documentary Film Festival/ LSFF/ Ocean Film Festival World Tour/ Sheffield Doc Fest/ Crystal Palace International Film Festival/ Doc Heads

Kiwi Breeze. The amazing dream of my next-door neighbor

His friends and family thought it would never happen, but after 9 and a half years, Steve Kermode finally completed the ultimate DIY project.   Steve had spent almost a decade, building a 44ft ocean going yacht in his back garden and was ready to set sail to his native New Zealand with his family.

Growing up on a quiet residential street in south London, filmmaker Ruari Muir, had always remembered his unusual boat-building neighbour.  16 years later, he finally catches up with the Kermode family to find out what happened on their epic journey. 
 

Ruari Muir
Ruari Muir Director

Production Companies

Ruari Muir