• Short Summary

    THE LAST RACE OF THE DRAGON CLASS YACHTS IN THE BRITISH OLYMPIC TRAILS OFF POOLE IN DORSET, SOUTHERN ENGLAND, WAS ABANDONED TODAY (SATURDAY) BECAUSE OF LACK OF WIND.

  • Description

    THE LAST RACE OF THE DRAGON CLASS YACHTS IN THE BRITISH OLYMPIC TRAILS OFF POOLE IN DORSET, SOUTHERN ENGLAND, WAS ABANDONED TODAY (SATURDAY) BECAUSE OF LACK OF WIND. THERE WILL BE A RE-RUN TOMORROW (SUNDAY). WHEN THE WIND DROPPED, THE LEAD BOAT WAS ULA FROM ANOTHER SCOTTISH BOAT, SOU'WESTER.

    THIRD WAS TARASQUE, FOURTH SALAMANDER 11 AND FIFTH KALI.

    AT PRESENT GRAHAM MANN IN TARASQUE IS LEADING THE DRAGONS POINTS TABLE OVER SALAMANDER 11 AND SOU'WESTER.

    BRITAIN'S REPRESENTATIVE IN THE FLYING DUTCHMAN CLASS HAS ALREADY BEEN DECIDED. THE CRAFT IS SUPERDOCIOUS CREWED BY LIEUTENANT RODNEY PATTISSON AND IAIN MAcDONALD SMITH. LIEUT. PATTISON SPENT TODAY OVERHAULING SUPERDOCIOUS TO MAKE SURE SHE WAS IN FIRST CLASS CONDITION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5SPHEM2PMRVO6ZA087C7UB6XY
    Media URN:
    VLVA5SPHEM2PMRVO6ZA087C7UB6XY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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