Storyline:In 1968, businessman and amateur athlete Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth) takes part in a solo sailing regatta to supplement his flagging finances. It is the prestigious Golden Globe Race that attracts a handsome profit. The goal: to circle the world once with the yacht. On October 31, Crowhurst sets sail, but the inexperienced sailor has problems at the beginning - to make a fool of himself, he decides to cheat and get the prize money. On June 29, 1969, he gives one last time a wrong position and is considered since then disappeared.