• Short Summary

    The Sceptre's Britain's challenger for the American Cup-- a sea-race that will take place in September of this year off the eastern coast of the USA-----started her trials in the Solent or 9th.

  • Description

    The Sceptre's Britain's challenger for the American Cup-- a sea-race that will take place in September of this year off the eastern coast of the USA-----started her trials in the Solent or 9th.May with Lieutenant-Commander Graham Mann at the helm.

    The main work-out at present is concentrated on starting tests. It is during this period that the most suitable crew will be selected for the race proper. There are quite a few enthusiasts hoping for a chance.

    With another twelve-metre yacht, the Ev???, acting as pace-maker, the Sceptre out a fine style beating into a fresh westerly wind at ten to twelve knots.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAMZQGLX9XP9HC1PDW0526FOVB
    Media URN:
    VLVAMZQGLX9XP9HC1PDW0526FOVB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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