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Chinese teenagers travel ?Maritime Silk Road? in unpowered sailboat

(People's Daily Online)  ??  2014-07-18 13:21


A TV program named Sail out, are you ready? is officially launched on June 11, 2014 in Mawei District, Fuzhou, southeast China’s Fujian province. (Chinanews.com/Wang Dongming)

A TV program named Sail outare you readywas officially launched on June 11, 2014 inMawei DistrictFuzhousoutheast Chinas Fujian provinceIt is a Chinese-version oceanadventure reality show.
In the following 60 dayssix teenagers from around the country will sail an unpoweredsailboat and follow their ancestors’ sailing route to Southeast Asia.

The
 voyage will cover ten cities in four countriesfrom the South China Sea to thePhilippines (ManilaCebu), Indonesia (BalikpapanSurabayaBandungand Jakarta),Singaporeand Malaysia (MalaccaKuala Lumpurand Penang). The teenagers willintroduce the profound history and culture borne by the “Maritime Silk Road” through thisextreme sea survival.

The
 teenagers need to take pictures to record their journey and tell the stories behind thephotosThey will also share their feelings during the entire tripThe journey will berecorded and edited into 12 episodesAfter completionthe program will be broadcasted onmainstream Chinese TV channels home and abroad