Steve Ward FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 1/4/18
sailATX, LLC Brings Award-Winning Doc to Austin
Local Austin Sailing Adventure Company Celebrates Endangered Art
Austin, TX : Today, sailATX LLC, an Austin-based sailing, education and adventure company,
announced they are hosting the Texas-premier of the award-winning documentary Vanishing
Sail. On January 27 the company will hold a cocktail hour, film screening and director’s Q&A at
the Bullock Texas State History Museum. Additionally, the museum’s curator, Franck Cordes,
will give a talk about the ship La Belle, a seventeenth century French vessel that sank off the
coast of Texas at Matagorda Bay and now resides at the Bullock.
Of the Texas premier, sailATX owner and Chief Sails Officer Steve Ward said, “Alexis Andrews
and his team did a wonderful job making this film. We’re excited to bring this important story of
the endangered art of traditional wooden boat building to Texas. Anyone who loves the sea,
history or woodworking will enjoy this event.”
Steve Ward, owner of sailATX, discovered the film in 2015 and began working with the director
Alexis Andrews earlier this year to bring the film to Texas. Tickets can be purchased only at:
sailATX.com/vanishingsailaustin or eventbrite.com .
About sailATX, LLC: sailATX is a sailing charter, education and adventure company based in
Austin, TX. Founded in 2015, sailATX is carrying on the traditions its owner started in the
mid-nineties, bringing the joy of sailing to everyone.