In the summer of 2016, Conrad along with eight cast were cast adrift to recreate the original voyage of Captain William Bligh after the infamous Mutiny on the Bounty. The recreation was part of a major television series for Channel 4 with the international rights sold to MGM.
Conrad, who is a triple round the world yachtsman, including the notorious Vendee Globe described the recreation as the most audacious voyage he’s undertaken.
“When Windfall Fills approached me to skipper the recreation, there were two questions I needed to satisfy – was the boat being built up for the 4000 mile voyage and were the crew experienced enough to undertake the journey….neither of those questions could be answered”
Making a TV series brought added pressures – Channel 4 wanted their top talent, Ant Middleton to be the Captain and cast crew members that would potential cause problems onboard. Even Bligh, who took a cutlass to his crew, didn’t have experienced crew members to keep in line.
Conrad’s talk describes the challenge of leading a team from the side, supporting Captain Ant’s role and ensuring the team were safe and achieved their goal. It’s a roller coaster ride and will enthral all who hear it.
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An Audacious Voyage
Followship and Leadership
This is leadership in the real world, and how to be leaderful engaging and influencing others. An inspirational presentation.
Director of HR, University of Sheffield