• Short Summary

    MORE THAN 50 BOATS, RANGING FORM 30-FOOT INTERNATIONAL-ONE DESIGN AND DRAGONS DOWN TO TINY ONE-MAN FINNS REPRESENTED BRITAIN, CANADA, THE UNITED STATES AND BERMUDA IN THE BERMUDA INTERNATIONAL RACE WEEKS THIS YEAR.

  • Description


    VARIOUS SHOTS OF DRAGONS IN RACE WEEKS, INCLUDING SIR GORDON SMITH'S TARA AND PARRY'S BOAT.




    Initials RGM/MS/MGT/ES


    SPORT: YACTH RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MORE THAN 50 BOATS, RANGING FORM 30-FOOT INTERNATIONAL-ONE DESIGN AND DRAGONS DOWN TO TINY ONE-MAN FINNS REPRESENTED BRITAIN, CANADA, THE UNITED STATES AND BERMUDA IN THE BERMUDA INTERNATIONAL RACE WEEKS THIS YEAR. IN THE GOLD CUP RACE FOR DRAGONS, OVERALL WINNER WAS HARTLEY WATLINGTON, OF BERMUDA. TWO BRITONS, SIR GORDON SMITH AND MARTIN PARRY, TOOK SECOND AND THIRD PLACES RESPECTIVELY.

    HARTLEY WATLINGTON FINISHED TO WIN OVERALL WITH 57 1/2 POINTS, SIX POINTS AHEAD OF SIR GORDON SMITH. SIR GORDON IS A PAST WINNER OF THE GOLD CUP, HIGHEST AWARD IN THE INTERNATIONAL DRAGON COMPETITION. HE IS A FAMILIAR FIGURE AT DRAGON RACES ALL OVER THE WORLD.

    MARTIN PARRY WAS EUROPEAN DRAGON CHAMPION IN 1963 AND PLACED FOURTH IN THE 1964 OLYMPICS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4DLUQCOF8RUFT1NPU64SAIX9T
    Media URN:
    VLVA4DLUQCOF8RUFT1NPU64SAIX9T
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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