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    Item title reads - Come a sailing! with our cameraman, aboard Sir Thomas Lipton's famous yacht "Shamrock" at Plymouth Royal Regatta. Plymouth, Devon.

    Intertitle - 'The gun boomed and we're off!' L/S of yachts sailing slowly along the water, one overtakes the others.

    Intertitle - 'Rounding the mark boat.' M/S as one yacht skilfully turns and sails along, the crew run about on deck. Another yacht follows.

    Intertitle - '"White Heather" becalmed, but we luckily catch a capful of wind.' M/S as the yachts sail along, filmed from onboard the Shamrock.

    Intertitle - 'We crowd on the canvas.' M/S as a man walks up the rigging on the sail. M/S of the crew pulling a rope. L/S of a man on the rigging pulling up a sail.

    Intertitle - 'but the King's yacht "Britannia" just beats us on the finishing line.' M/S as Britannia sails past them. Various shots of crew on deck and yachts sailing along.

    Various shots of the yachts and crews working hard. Some very good shots of the yachts.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:26:36 to the end of the item.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:34:00 / 01:31:33:00
    G 1210
    Sort Number:
    G 1210
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    Sport & Leisure War & Revolution Historical Figures & Celebrities
    Devon - Plymouth Royal Yacht(s) Sailing B&W
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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