This made-for-TV feature tries to hook high drama in the lives of present-day North Atlantic fishermen.
James Pfeiffer (Peter Facinelli), age 19 and on academic probation from college, receives a cold homecoming when he returns to Granite Bay, Nova Scotia. His father (Michael Moriarty) does not want James to leave school and continue the family heritage of independent fishermen. But James, who
learned the ropes from his late (drowned) grandfather, loves the sea. At the first opportunity, he signs aboard the scallop trawler Cape Keltic, as a sort of protege of veteran salt Kelly Dobbs (Kevin Conway), whose life he later saves when Dobbs is knocked overboar...