• Short Summary

    Yacht racing for the Americas Cup trophy at Newport, Rhode Island.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Off Rhode Island. Sovereign V Constellation".

    Rhode Island, United Stats of America (USA). Yacht racing for the Americas Cup trophy.

    GV Sovereign and Constellation in dock at Newport CU Sovereign. LV Crew preparing Constellation for first race. CU Constellation's captain Bob Bavier. LV Crew aboard Sovereign preparing for race. SV Sovereign's skipper Peter Scott. Air view and GV Masses of small and large ships awaiting the start of the race. LV The start of the race. Constellation nearest camera with the white hull. Air view and LV The two boats racing. SV Sovereign. GV The two boats, Constellation already ahead. LV Motor boat following. GV The yachts racing with spinnakers out. Air view Sovereign racing with spinnakers out. Air view both yachts racing with spinnakers out. LV Sovereign with spinnaker out. CU News cameraman. GV Constellation in front, pan to Sovereign quite a way behind. GV The two yachts Constellation well in front now. LV As Constellation crosses the finishing line 5 minutes 34 seconds in front of Sovereign.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:01:00 / 01:09:28:00

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