Sailing for beginners

United Kingdom, 1960

Film
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Instruction on dinghy sailing. Describes the main parts of a boat and her rigging, and explains and demonstrates various manoeuvres including going about, beating to windward, running, gybing, sailing triangular and figure of eight courses, and picking up a man overboard. Slow motion and diagrams are used. Filmed at Burnham-on-Crouch with the cooperation of the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club.

Credits

production company

Sports Films

Language

English

Duration

00:14:48:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28154

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Outdoor recreation - Great Britain

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Boats and boating

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Sailing

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Aquatic sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Boats and boating

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Outdoor recreation - Great Britain

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sailing

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Great Britain

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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