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    Hoverboat on Thames, Earls Court International Boat Show + Sydney - Hobart yacht race.

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    Title reads: "BOATS ASHORE AND AHOY!"

    River Thames and International Boat Show at Earls Court, London, plus Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, Australia.

    Various shots two hoverboats (speed boats) racing down River Thames. C/U sign "Tower Pier". M/S boat coming into dock. Various C/Us engine and hover cushion of craft. Various shots man and girl looking at Scorpian Air cushion craft at Earls Court. Various shots power boats on stands at show. Various shots Mark Twain speed boat with outside motor. L/S boat in artificial harbour. Various shots man polishing speedboat. C/U yachtsman Patrick Allen looking at power boat in harbour. L/S power boat. L/S exhibition. Various shots two models in bikinis on Aqua-Scooter. L/S motor yacht Solaria. C/U girl at controls. M/S people in cabin sitting round drinking. C/U man in engine room. M/S woman walks along gangway, she walks into cabin and picks up phone. L/S yachts in the exhibition. Pan down small sailing dinghy. Panning shot sail trainer in operation. C/U controls of sail trainer. L/S couple in boat. L/S Class III Ocean Racer, man at helm. L/S exhibition with lighthouse in foreground. L/S line of yachts.

    L/S yachts lined up at start of Sydney to Hobart Race. M/S starters' launch. The gun fires. L/S yachts at the start. Aerial shot Sydney Harbour. L/S yachts with "Salacia" in foreground. Shot looking out from shore at the yachts, people in foreground. L/S yachts going past the ferry, among them are "Jantzoon", "Cadence" and "Athena". M/S yachts. C/U "Lorita Maria". M/S "Astor". M/S people on pleasure craft. M/S "Freya" with her spinnaker set. L/S yachts and other small craft. Aerial shot ditto. L/S yachts with liner "Gallileo" in background. Aerial view "Gallileo". Aerial view yachts spread out. Aerial view "Bacchus D". Aerial shot "Astor".

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:13:00 / 01:22:39:00

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