• Short Summary

    Record entry for the Isle of Wight roundabout race.

  • Description

    Cowes, Isle of Wight.

    GV. & LV. Yachts lined up for the start of the yacht race around the Isle of Wight. LV. Pan down the sail of Mr. E. Ferguson's yacht Taffrail on which the cameraman will be travelling during the race. LV. The starting run. CU. The gun is fired. LV. Yachts getting away. LV. Pan, yachts getting away. LV. & SV. Taffrail at speed. SV. From the boat, water rushing past. GV. & LV. Another yacht. GV. Yacht coming towards camera through very heavy seas. GV. The Needles. SV. Crew trimming sails in preparation for sail around the Needles. LV. Pan, the yacht turning round. SV. Pan, another yacht turning round. GV. Yacht with spinnaker out - two shots. LV. & SV. The deck of Taffrail at a steep angle. CU. Skipper at the helm watching the spinnaker. SV. The spinnaker. LV. Another yacht with its spinnaker flapping in the wind. SV. Member of crew trimming sails. LV. & SV. Yacht at speed. GV. As the yacht goes past one of the fortresses guarding the entrances to the Solent. GV. & LV. Taffrail at speed.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:25:00 / 01:40:17:00

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