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    1.
    exteriors quayside preparations by "Australia" crew standupper by Bob Cribb Channel 7 Perth for unilateral firav bird
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    "Australia" towed out to sea



    Aerial coverage
    125 ft


    Sverige tv



    Sverige racing Gretel II on spinnaker run



    Sverige has yellow striped spinnaker



    Gretel II has white spinnaker with red and blue dots


    2.
    Australia v France 1
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    tacking between above
    34 ft


    Gretel II rounding buoy and spinnaker down
    53 ft


    Sverige and Gretel ll on windward run



    Australia and France
    80 ft


    cus Sverige and Gretel ll with spinnakers
    150 ft

    3.
    Australia and France at end of spinnaker run



    France has red striped spinnaker



    Australia has white spinnaker rounding buoy



    Gretel and Sverige rounding buoy at end of run tacking duel between Gretel ll and Sverige


    4.
    tacking duel between Gretel ll and Sverige



    Sverige has yellow deck



    Preparing Gretel 2



    Sails going on board France.



    More shots of Gretel 2 preparing



    Gv France putting sails on France



    Cu Sails on France and Baron Bich chatting to crew.



    Working on board Gretel 2.



    France going out



    "Shenaneoah" going to the course under full sail.



    Sverge before the start.



    Australia and France making for the start



    The actual start of Australia v France.



    Gretel and Sverige at the start making for the start.



    The actual start. C.U. of Sverige(Australia too away)



    Australia crossing the start line.



    Australia and France rounding the weather marker.



    Sverige well in the lead of Gretel at the weather at the weather marker bouy



    Sverige, with spinnaker out, passing Gretel coming to the marker.



    Gretel rounds the marker bouy.




    Initials


    enclosed Americas cup handbook
    NB. THE BOAT WE WERE FILMING ON BROKE DOWN WE HAD TO LIMP BACK TO HARBOUR ON A VERY BADLY MISFIRING ONE ENGINE THE OTHER BEING OUT COMPLETELY. WAS UNABLE TO FILM ANYMORE TONY WILL FLYING AND DOING THE FINISH

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6HMR3WJETGBIGGDKKC6E3SH6A
    Media URN:
    VLVA6HMR3WJETGBIGGDKKC6E3SH6A
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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