• Short Summary

    AMERICAN G.F. FRIEDRICHS JR., SAILING WILLIWAW, WON THE DRAGONS' EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP WHEN IT ENDED YESTERDAY?

  • Description

    1.
    SV 'DEBUTANT' (SWEDEN) UNDERWAY TO START
    0.04

    2.
    SV 'CHOK' (DENMARK) UNDERWAY
    0.10

    3.
    MV 'DIXIE DOODLE TWO' (U.S.) UNDERWAY
    0.17

    4.
    SV 'PROTEFS' (GREECE-KING CONSTANTINE) UNDERWAY
    0.24

    5.
    LV BOATS READY FOR START
    0.26

    6.
    MV STARTER FIRES GUN
    0.31

    7.
    LV BOATS START OFF
    0.34

    8.
    GV NEARER VIEW BOATS
    0.40

    9.
    SV 'CHOK' PAN. TO 'WHITE JEWEL' (HOLLAND)
    0.46

    10.
    SV 'CHANCE' (WEST GERMANY) AHEAD OF 'APHRODITE' (U.S.) AND 'MONICA' (NORWAY) PASSES BOAT WITH SAIL TROUBLE
    0.58

    11.
    SV 'PROTEFS' SAILS ON
    1.05

    12.
    MV OBSERVERS ON SHORE
    1.07

    13.
    GV 'MAJOR BRITT' (DENMARK) PASSES OTHERS
    1.11

    14.
    SV 'DIXIE DOODLE TWO' UNDERWAY
    1.16

    15.
    MV OBSERVERS ON SHORE
    1.17

    16.
    GV WINNER 'WILLIWAW' (U.S.) COMES IN
    1.23

    17.
    GV SECOND 'CHOK' COMES IN PAN TO....
    1.27

    18.
    MV 'APHRODITE' COMES IN (THIRD)
    1.32



    Initials GM/VS/JF/GLH


    SPORT: YACHT RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AMERICAN G.F. FRIEDRICHS JR., SAILING WILLIWAW, WON THE DRAGONS' EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP WHEN IT ENDED YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) OFF COPENHAGEN. COMPETITORS FROM 20 NATIONS INCLUDED KING CONSTANTINE OF THE HELLENES, PLACED IN THE LOWER HALF WHEN ALL RESULTS WERE IN.

    AAGE BIRCH OF DENMARK IN CHOK WAS SECOND AND ROBERT MOSBACHER (USA) WAS THIRD. OTHER COUNTRIES WHOSE YACHTS WERE PLACED IN THE UPPER HALF WERE AUSTRALIA, CANADA, SWEDEN AND THE U.K.

    THE SIX-DAY COMPETITION BEGAN ON 28 JULY. ALL PARTICIPATING YACHTS SAILED A DAILY RACE. PARTICIPANTS WERE DIVIDED INTO FOUR GROUPS, AND THERE WERE TWO DAILY STARTS. YACHTS IN EACH GROUP RACED TWICE AGAINST EACH OF THE OTHER GROUPS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1BC684PX0AM22RK10CET1ZXF7
    Media URN:
    VLVA1BC684PX0AM22RK10CET1ZXF7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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