• Short Summary

    ERIC TABARLY OF FRANCE IS READY TO TACKLE THE ATLANTIC SINGLE-HANDED AGAIN -- IN A GIANT, REVOLUTIONARY TRIMARAN MADE OF ALUMINIUM.

  • Description

    1.
    SV MAST PAN DOWN TO YACHT.
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    2.
    SV LOOKING AT YACHT FROM FRONT.
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    3.
    SV SIDE OF YACHT
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    4.
    LV LOOKING AT YACHT FROM BACK.
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    5.
    TV YACHT FROM BACK
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    6.
    CU BACK OF YACHT PAN DOWN TO HULL.
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    7.
    SV CROWD
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    8.
    SV POLICEMAN
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    9.
    MME GUY TABARLY
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    10.
    SV PHOTOGRAPHER
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    11.
    SV CHAMPAGNE HITS YACHT
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    12.
    SV MME TABARLY INTERVIEWED.
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    13.
    SV CROWD PAN TO YACHT.
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    14.
    TV YACHT
    1.10

    15.
    SCU TABARLY
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    16.
    SV PAN ALONG SIDE OF YACHT.
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    17.
    LV YACHT.
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    Initials MA/VS/PN/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ERIC TABARLY OF FRANCE IS READY TO TACKLE THE ATLANTIC SINGLE-HANDED AGAIN -- IN A GIANT, REVOLUTIONARY TRIMARAN MADE OF ALUMINIUM.

    HE IS AMONG CONTESTANTS TAKING PART IN THE 1968 SINGLE-HANDED TRANSATLANTIC RACE WHICH STARTS FROM PLYMOUTH, ENGLAND ON JUNE 1.

    TABARLY'S NEW BOAT WAS LAUNCHED AT A BOAT YARD AT LORIENT (BRITTANY) ON SATURDAY MAY 11, BY HIS MOTHER, MME GUY TABARLY.

    HIS NEW BOAT HAS BEEN CHRISTENED PEN DUICK IV. IT'S AN EXPERIMENTAL BOAT DESIGNED ESPECIALLY FOR THE 3,000 MILE RACE, WHICH HAS ATTRACTED MORE THAN 30 YACHTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD.

    TABARLY WON THE EVENT IN 1964 EASILY BEATING SIR FRANCIS CHICHESTER OF BRITAIN. PEN DUICK IV WILL NOT BE THE ONLY TRIMARAN IN THE RACE, BUT AT 20 METRES IS THE LONGEST AND AT 10.5 METRES IS THE WIDEST. HIS WIN IN 1964 WAS COMPLETED IN 27 DAYS BUT TABARLY BELIEVES THAT GIVEN OPTIMUM CONDITIONS A TRIMARAN COULD CROSS THE ATLANTIC IN 15 DAYS.

    BUT HE ADMITS HIS BIGGEST ENEMY THIS YEAR IS THE RACE AGAINST TIME TO GET THE BOAT THROUGH TRIALS AND AT PLYMOUTH IN TIME FOR THE START.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7DEHBAJGRIDCI1TGUAKL1QV3B
    Media URN:
    VLVA7DEHBAJGRIDCI1TGUAKL1QV3B
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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