Eighteen Footers

Australia, 1967

Film
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An exciting and visually beautiful study of yachting on Sydney Harbour, with special reference to the Australian designed eighteen footer, one of the speediest craft of it’s kind in the world. Describes the standard design, how it evolved and a number of variations. Portrays the exhilaration of racing the craft and demonstrates handling techniques

Credits

director
producer

Richard Mason

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Duration

00:19:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1967

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31180

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Boatbuilding

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

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Boatbuilding

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Boats and boating

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Aquatic sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Boats and boating

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Yacht designers

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Yacht racing

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; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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