• Short Summary

    THE SECOND OF THE SEVEN AMERICA'S CUP YACHT RACES WAS WON YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) BY THE AUSTRALIAN CHALLENGER "GRETEL".

  • Description

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    GV.GRETEL BEING TOWED OUT.
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    2.
    GV.CROWD ON DOCK WATCHING.
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    3.
    GV.WEATHERLY BEING TOWED OUT.
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    4.
    LV.SMALL BOATS IN F/G., DESTROYER IN B/G.
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    5.
    LV PAN..SMALL BOATS.
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    6.
    GV.HONEYFITZ NEARS DESTROYER.
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    7.
    SCU.CAMERAMAN.
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    8.
    GTV.JACKIE KENNEDY HELPING CAROLINE ABOARD DESTROYER.
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    9.
    LV.WEATHERLY AND GRETEL.
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    10.
    SCU.CAMERAMAN.
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    11.
    GV.WEATHERLY IN FRONT, SPINNAKER OUT, GRETEL TRYING TO CATCH UP.
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    13.
    MS.GRETEL IN FRONT, PAN TO WEATHERLY IN BACK.
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    14.
    LV.GRETEL LEADING WEATHERLY BEHIND.
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    SPORT: YATCH RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE SECOND OF THE SEVEN AMERICA'S CUP YACHT RACES WAS WON YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) BY THE AUSTRALIAN CHALLENGER "GRETEL". SHE BEAT THE NEW YORK YACHT CLUB DEFENDER "WEATHERLY", WINNER OF THE FIRST RACE LAST SATURDAY, BY 47 SECONDS ON THE 24-MILE TRIANGULAR COURSE OFF NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND. "GRETEL" WAS THE FIRST CHALLENGER TO WIN AN AMERICA'S CUP RACE IN 28 YEARS.

    FIL FILM SHOWS PRESIDENT KENNEDY, HIS WIFE AND THEIR DAUGHTER CAROLINE GOING ABOARD THE DESTROYER "JOSEPH P. KENNEDY" TO WATCH THE EVENT; THE START OF THE RACE; AND THE TWO 12-METRE SLOOPS UNDER WAY.

    IT WAS TOUCH AND GO ALL THE WAY - FIRST THE "GRETEL" IN FRONT, THEN THE "WEATHERLY", AND FINALLY THE "GRETEL" AHEAD EARLY ON THE THIRD LEG WHEN BOTH BOATS PUT THEIR SPINNAKERS OUT. THE AUSTRALIANS MAINTAINED THEIR LEAD AND SKIMMED ACROSS THE FINISH LINE WITH 300 YARDS IN HAND. SEAS WERE CHOPPY AT WIND SPEEDS OF MORE THAN 20 KNOTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3O42KCUVMZ99ZU7CY8GGJPHPQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3O42KCUVMZ99ZU7CY8GGJPHPQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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