• Short Summary

    The Duke of Edinburgh attends the great Regatta in his new boat.

  • Description

    Cowes.

    GV. All the yachts lined up alongside the jetty, preparing for the start of Cowes regatta. GV. A group of big yachts moored to buoys, with great activity on board. SV. Two men fiddling with sails and masts. SV. A girl kneeling down on the bow of a small boat, attending to sail. SV. Two men about to hoist the sail on a small craft. SV. Girl at the tiller of a yacht. LV. Royal yacht Britannia at anchor. GV. Duke of Edinburgh sailing with yacht designer Mr Uffa Fox, aboard the Fairey Fox. SV. Man looking through binoculars. SV. Prince Philip with crew aboard the Fairey Fox. GV. Two large yachts manoeuvring about, hoisting sails etc., before a race. LV. Two large yachts coming up to the starting line. SV. One of the yachts with its spinnaker spread. GV. A line of large cannons lined up outside the Yacht Club. CU. The starter firing little cannon. LV. The start of the 32 ft. and upwards race. SV. One of the large yachts under sail. GV. Head on, of a large yacht. GV. A large white yacht under sail, passing the camera. GV. Pan down the mast of the Marquis of Milford-Haven's yacht Maryllis (David Michael Mountbatten's yacht), showing the striped spinnaker. SV. The back of a crowd watching, with a pigeon sitting in the foreground. GV. Two yachts with striped pinnakers set. LV. Four yachts in line, ahead under full sail.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    603.17
    Media URN:
    32219
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/08/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:29:00 / 01:25:43:00
    Canister:
    56/64

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