The East Anglian Film Archive, the first and largest Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976. Since 1984, EAFA has been owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UEA), to support research and work to preserve our moving image heritage. More than 250 hours are freely available online as examples of the wide range of film which attracts interest the world over.
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A Clacton Cine Club joint production that documents activity at the Clacton-on-Sea Sailing Club in Essex in the 1970s.
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A joint production by members of the Clacton Cine Club, Sailing A’hoy is a record of activity at Clacton-on-Sea Sailing Club captured on Super 8 colour film. The Sailing Club is situated within the Holland-on-Sea Country Park, which facing south, makes for excellent sailing conditions, as evidenced in the film. Clacton Cine Club presented many films overs the years - recording local places, events, and people, making story films, and animation.
This film, part of a collection, was donated to the East Anglian Film Archive by Joan Hammond, a longstanding member of the Clacton Cine Club, and Chairwoman in its final few years (it was wound up in 1998).