• Short Summary

    DEFENDER COURAGEOUS AND CHALLENGER AUSTRALIA HAVE BEEN BUSY SAILING THE WATERS OFF RHODE ISLAND SOUND IN THE FINAL DAYS OF PRACTICE BEFORE THE AMERICA'S CUP CHALLENGE BEGINS THERE ON TUESDAY (SEPTEMBER 13).

  • Description

    DEFENDER COURAGEOUS AND CHALLENGER AUSTRALIA HAVE BEEN BUSY SAILING THE WATERS OFF RHODE ISLAND SOUND IN THE FINAL DAYS OF PRACTICE BEFORE THE AMERICA'S CUP CHALLENGE BEGINS THERE ON TUESDAY (SEPTEMBER 13). MANY AUSTRALIAN YACHTING ENTHUSIASTS BELIEVE THAT AUSTRALIA WILL OFFER A STRONGER STRUGGLE THAN MANY PREVIOUS CHALLENGERS. HER TEAM BOSS ALAN BOND, OF SUN CITY YACHT CLUB IN PERTH, AND HIS CREW HAVE HAD FAR MORE INTENSIVE MATCH SAILING THIS SUMMER THAN ANY EARLIER CHALLENGER ENJOYED, INCLUDING BOND'S SOUTHERN CROSS, THRASHED HERE THREE YEARS AGO BY COURAGEOUS. HOWEVER ODDS FAVOUR COURAGEOUS TO MAKE THE RESULT A 23RD AMERICAN VICTORY OUT OF 23.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD7Q7E5MHJ0GT8569F63MG50RJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAD7Q7E5MHJ0GT8569F63MG50RJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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