Morning Light (film) A true-story documentary about a group of 11 (selected from an initial 15) intrepid and daring young men and women, on the cusp of adulthood, who embark on the TRANSPAC, the most revered of open-ocean sailing competitions, in a high-performance 52-foot sloop, the Morning Light. The crew matches wits and skill in a dramatic 2, 300-mile showdown against top professionals. From their earliest training sessions in Hawaii conducted by world-class teachers through their test of endurance on the high seas, they form an unbreakable bond in the process of becoming a singular team that is greater than the sum of its parts. Released on October 17, 2008. Directed by Mark Monroe. Roy E. Disney and Leslie DeMeuse were executive producers. 98 min.