Sea safety

Australia, 1986

TV show
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During the 1986 Australian premier blue water event, the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, crew members faced the worst weather conditions in living memory. Many yachts sought shelter, crew members were injured and one man was lost overboard. Sea-Safety Canberra, assisted by 4 fixed wing aircraft, mounted an unsuccessful search which covered more than 2,500 square kilometres. Each year Sea-Safety covers approximately 1,800 incidents, including ships running aground, cargo vessels adrift, pleasure craft in trouble. This video looks at the methods employed, and the resources available, in order to maintain efficient and prompt sea safety services to all who require them. Narrated by David Allen.

Credits

director

Ian Williams

producer

National Recording Studios

Language

English

Duration

00:20:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34522

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Rescue work

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Sailing

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Safety education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Rescue work

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sailing

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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