• Short Summary

    The Duke of Edinburgh takes part in the Clyde yacht racing.

  • Description

    Rothesay, Scotland.

    LV. The Royal yacht Britania with small yachts milling about. SV. The Duke of Edinburgh and his crew in their yacht "Blue Bottle" alongside the Royal yacht - they are getting ready for Clyde Regatta. LV. All the yachts going to the start. SV. Prince Philip steering the Blue Bottle to the starting line. GV. The Blue Bottle being followed by some fishing smacks carrying curios sightseers, & GV. GV. Fishing smack right up alongside Blue Bottle. SV. The two fishing smacks collide with a flurry of cameramen. CV. The Duke at the tiller of the Blue Bottle. GV. A yacht being fended off an officials launch. GV. The starters on board the starting craft. LV. All the yachts at the start steering past the judges. LV. All the yachts during the race. CV. Various yachts making heavy weather. GV. Yachts with the Blue Bottle in background, the Duke steering, & SV. CV. Boat keeling over at an angle. GV. The Blue Bottle rounding the flag. LV. Showing the yachts based out across the water which is calmer. GV. Yacht with a broken mast at anchor.

    (Lavender.) (Orig "J")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:09:00 / 01:16:23:00

Comments (1)

  1. Trevor Smith says

    My brother Clive was the professional skipper of 'Bluebottle' for her entire racing career and always crewed for Prince Philip when he raced her.

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