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Born to Boats
Born to Boats

Born to Boats 1958

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Born to Boats 1958

15 mins United Kingdom

See the Henley Regatta and the annual Fastnet race in this survey of the various forms of yachting, rowing and speed-boat racing. An examination of the developing enthusiasm for sailing in Great Britain can be seen in this relaxed study of the sail-maker, boat-builder and designer. A variety of craft are examined which, in 1958, could be considered as commonplace in British boat yards and waters. The Duke of Edinburgh is seen with designer Uffa Fox and Donald Campbell clocks in a modest 204mph at Coniston.

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Henley Regatta Shipbuilding Sailing Motor boats

Collection

Shipbuilding on Film

Released

1958

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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