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    No title - Offshore Powerboat Race takes place in Cowes, Isle of Wight.

    Technicolor.

    M/S boat alongside another, M/S controls, pan to boat, C/U flag and markings on deck. C/U name 'Tornado'. M/S boat sailing along. Various shots as 'Partenocraft' gets ready to start the race. M/S Paddy Hopkirk and Simon Beecher with helmets on in their craft. C/U Paddy Hopkirk. M/S hands on controls as boat sails away.

    High angle L/S start of race. M/S Vincenso Balestrieri in Tornado, various shots of the race. L/S boats speeding, M/S's and L/S's of the boats. Various shots of the race. M/S Gardner brothers in 'Surfury'. Various shots of the race. M/S Tommy Sopwith in 'Telstar'. Various shots of boats bouncing along. Various shots of the race in calmer waters. L/S 'Telstar' streaking into Cowes to win. M/S as they come in and wave. M/S Tommy and his navigator Charles de Selincourt. M/S boat, C/U name. C/U's Tommy drinking and waving.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/09/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    56879
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2071.15
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:03:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:23:00 / 01:21:59:00
    Canister:
    68/72
    Sort Number:
    68/072
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    C-T-C 1968 Simon
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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