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    1.
    "Australia" crew preparing the boat for racing. (Not marked) putting the sails on board.
    100 ft


    Checking equipment.



    C.U. Captain Noel Robins.



    With the bow in foreground showing the calm condition compared with the previous day (requested shot from Ray Martin ABC.)



    Alan Bond on board.



    Andy Rose from California, takes over as tactition because of a bout of flu by the original man (check on his name) he is seen talking to crew member, Dave Forbes.



    A "Gretel" member on the Dockside.


    2.
    "Courageous" sailing before its race with "Enterprise"
    400 ft


    "Enterprise" sailing before its race with "Courageous"



    "Sverige" sailing before the race with "Australia".



    Start of the race "Australia well over the line before "Sverige" (Kept well back by the Coast guard.)



    Coming up to and round the first marker "Australia", well in the lead from Sverige, puts up her spinnaker.



    Sverige coming up to the bouy rounding an putting up spinnaker.



    "Australia" in the lead turns the bouy on the spinnaker run "Sverige" a long way behind, turns on the spinnaker run.


    3.
    "Australia" well in front rounding the bouy to end her spinnaker (6mins 45secs official time at this point)



    "Sverige" well behind rounding the marker to end her spinnaker run.



    "Australia" well in front, rounding the weather marker putting up spinnaker. ("Australia" missing bouy and tacking back.)



    "Sverige" turning the weather bouy and putting up spinnaker. The two boats cross as they tack on a spinnaker run, "Australia" in the lead.



    "Australia" rounding the bouy with spinnaker down for the final run to home.



    "Australia" wins in the pouring rain the gun goes off on the committee boat.



    Close up of Australia crew after there win.



    Sverige, a long way behind coming up to finish.




    Initials


    Misty conditions.
    US-27 White Enterprise
    US-28 Courageous

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAPT3928CZZM61KL5CO1S1OYIK
    Media URN:
    VLVAAPT3928CZZM61KL5CO1S1OYIK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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