For the Davenport family, times were hard. The family farm was doing poorly and the local economy was dismal. Joshua Davenport did not see ha future in England for his wife and young daughter, Mary Regina. He dreamt of a better life, in America. A sea voyage would be a great adventure, leading to a land of plenty. But a sea voyage was in itself wrought with dangers…
This DVD takes a look at a portion of time when sailing was the only way to get to America. Set in 1837, the young Davenport couple accompanied by Mary Regina, their baby daughter, a sister and her boyfriend, set sail for America from England. With the decision to go made and the faith that this is what God wants for them, they are on their way with the funny characters of the crew of the ship to meet the challenges of the sea.This is a story about choices people make with the faith that God will protect them and lead them in the right direction. We award this film the Dove “Family-Approved” Seal for all ages.