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City Sailors

Shows Sydney harbour with its wide scope for sailing
Year : 1953 | Total Duration : 15 Minutes | Producer : Maslyn Williams
Director : Jack Rogers |
Sailing on Sydney Harbour. Boats in Rushcutters Bay, Mosman Bay, The Spit. Men preparing skiffs at Middle Harbour 16ft Skiff Club, group in dinghy, men rigging Vaucluse seniors (boats), boys rigging, Vaucluse juniors (VJs) at Double Bay. VS VJs racing, capsizing. Various rigs, gear and sailing practices explained. Sloop setting sail, 16 footer running. Yachts at start of annual Rendezvous Regatta. Yacht Karura in rough water outside Sydney Heads. 12 footer race, sail splitting, 18 footer race with spinnakers flying. Capsized boat and crew in water. Schooners returning to moorings, sailor lying on deck to pick up mooring, judge watching through binoculars.
Access No. 148075 | 13 mins 48 secs | 1950s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |