Veridis Quo – The last Spits

A film by Laurens Ippel en Wesley Scholte

Small scale inland trading by Spits is in trouble, demographic aging and out-of-date ships threaten this branch of shipping, it is about to die out. Rens Blessing is one of the few young men who are brave enough to continue working a Spits. How long will he be able to do this and what does he have to sacrifice to fulfill his childhood dream? On his ship the Veridis Quo he is working hard to keep his head above water and he hopes to inspire a new generation of Captains to choose the spits.

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