• Short Summary

    THE 5.5. METRE CLASS OF THE WORLD YACHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS HELD ON MONDAY IN THE BAY?

  • Description

    1.
    GV YACHTS IN HARBOUR
    0.07

    2.
    CU PAN..GREASING WINNING YACHT
    0.15

    3.
    GV LOWERING YACHT OVER SIDE
    0.21

    4.
    CU MAN LOOKS OVER SIDE OF BOAT
    0.24

    5.
    GV "SOUTHERN CROSS" LOWERED INTO WATER
    0.31

    6.
    GV PREPARING SAILS OF "SOUTHERN CROSS" (2 SHOTS)
    0.40

    7.
    GV YACHTS LEAVE HARBOUR (2 SHOTS)
    0.48

    8.
    GV OBSERVERS ON WARSHIP
    0.50

    9.
    GV START
    0.53

    10.
    LV GROUP OF BOATS INCLUDING "SOUTHERN CROSS" WITH SPINNAKERS OUT
    1.05

    11.
    CU "BRONIA" UNDER WAY
    1.09

    12.
    GV BUNCH OF YACHTS
    1.14

    13.
    CU WINNING YACHT "SOUTHERN CROSS" AND CREW
    1.25

    14.
    GV YACHT IN GROUP
    1.33

    15.
    GV YACHTS TURNING ROUND BOUY
    1.44



    Initials RM/S/RM/ES


    SPORT: YACHTING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE 5.5. METRE CLASS OF THE WORLD YACHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS HELD ON MONDAY IN THE BAY OF NAPLES, ITALY, WAS WON BY AN AUSTRALIAN CREW, NORMAN BOOTH, CARL RYVES AND PETER O'DOMVELL, IN THEIR YACHT "SOUTHERN CROSS II". THEY BEAT OTHER YACHTS REPRESENTING 10 COUNTRIES.

    THE RACE TOOK PLACE IN HEAVY SEAS, WITH YACHTS FROM THE UNITED STATES, THE SOVIET UNION, BRITAIN, FRANCE, NORWAY, DENMARK, WEST GERMANY, SWITZERLAND, ITALY AND THE BAHAMAS, AS WELL AS AUSTRALIA, TAKING PART. BEFORE THE RACE, THEY YACHTS WERE MOORED AT THE NAPLES CANOTTIERI CLUB -- THE NAPLES YACHT CLUB.

    THE RACE WAS HELD UNDER OLYMPIC REGULATIONS AND POINTS SCORING SYSTEM. THE COURSE WAS A RECTANGLE OF TWO NAUTICAL MILES PARALLEL AND THREE MILES MERIDIAN, WITH THE AREA'S CENTRE ABOUT THREE-POINT-FIVE NAUTICAL MILES. FOR THE RACE TO BE DECLARED VALID, ALL YACHTS HAD TO CROSS THE FINISHING LINE BEFORE SUNSET AND MAINTAIN A MINIMUM SPEED OF TWO KNOTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7NAYKJJMV9425O4QBRVEV965P
    Media URN:
    VLVA7NAYKJJMV9425O4QBRVEV965P
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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