Land Yachting 1966

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    Near Leicester, Leicestershire.

    Various shots of yacht sails against a blue sky. High angled shot of a 'boat' yard - several people are fixing sails to go-carts / go-karts. M/S of a man taking a tyre out of his car boot - he fixes it to his cart. Various shots of people putting together the sail powered go carts. The preparations are for a race between the Gravely Club and a Club from Fylde in Lancashire. C/U of a man putting on a yellow anorak.

    Various shots of sail powered land racers driving out onto a disused air field. Low angle shot of the club flag. Low angle shot of a girl putting on a crash helmet. Various shots of the racers lining up for the start of the race. C/U of a man fixing his helmet chin strap. C/U of a race official lifting a red flag, the land racers speed off over the concrete air field. Various L/Ss of the race in progress. Point of view shot from inside one of the land racers. M/S of a land racer skidding on one wheel. M/S of the winner passing the chequered flag of the finishing line.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3917
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    349.11
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:33:00 / 01:58:57:00
    Canister:
    CP 579
    Sort Number:
    CP 579
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