There are yachts at the bottom of my garden

Australia, 1973

Film
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Many people believe that eighteen footers are the most exciting boats racing on Sydney Harbour. They certainly attract more spectators than any other class of boat. This film talks about sailing on Sydney Harbour. By contrast with those who live in one of the world’s capitals, such as London, and who may have to drive some distance to reach their boats, the average Sydney sailor is lucky: there are literally yachts at the bottom of the garden.

Credits

production company

Film Australia

producer

Malcolm Otton

director
Duration

00:11:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1973

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010768

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Sydney Harbour (N.S.W.)

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Boats and boating

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Sailing

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Social conditions

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Boats and boating

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sailing

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Yachts and yachting

Places → Sydney Harbour (N.S.W.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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