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|Date||1933; 16 April 1934||ID||6963|
This black and white intertitled film provides highlights of J-Class, 12-metre and 8-metre yachts and smaller boats at Cowes week - a sailing regatta held in the Solent off the coast of the Isle of Wight along with the launching of Endeavour a J-class yacht from the Camper and Nicholsons shipyard in Gosport.
Yacht Racing in the Solent
This film shows Q-class, X-class, 8-Metre and and J-class yachts - Endeavour, Yankee and Iyruna at full sail on the Solent.
[Camper and Nicholsons Launch; Sailing]
This film shows views of the Camper and Nicholsons shipyard at Gosport, adjacent to the Ratsey and Lapthorn Sailmakers; launching a vessel into the Solent. The second part of the film shows various yacht classes - 'J' 'X', 'W' and '12'-metre, racing on the Solent.
[Dorchester Course; Children and Animals; Cattle Market]
|Date||1 October 1936||ID||10152|
A film featuring: a rabbit hunt or Hare Course event; children playing with animals and riding ponies; and a visit to a cattle market.
[Building of Yacht and Launch; Sailing]
This film opens with highlights of the building of a yacht at Camper & Nicholsons yard in Gosport, from running the lead keel, laying the frames to adding the outer cladding and deckboards. The yacht is then launched following a christening ceremony into the Solent. The film closes with wide shots of several 12-metre yachts sailing on the Solent.
[Cowes; Camper and Nicholsons Ltd; Ratsey and Lapthorn Ltd]
This black and white film provides highlights and views of races at Cowes with several class of yacht including 'J', 'W' and 6-metre classes, along with views of the Camper & Nicholsons Shipyard and Ratsey and Lapthorn Ltd sail making company on the dockyard at Gosport, near Southampton.
[Camper and Nicholsons Ltd; Ratsey and Lapthorn Ltd; Launch of Yacht]
This short black and white film provides highlights of several ship workers hauling a ship on pulleys and ropes into the Solent, with views of the Ratsey and Lapthorn sail-making building on the same dockyard.
Whitsun in Gosport
The film marks Whitsun and shows various leisure activities in Gosport, Hampshire and Nottinghamshire. Scenes include a cricket match, children playing in a playground, panoramic views of the seaside, formal gardens, and the harbour with naval ships & Historic Dockyard. The second part is shorter and shows a wedding at the Parish Church of St Mary and St Martin (in Blyth, Nottinghamshire), with portraits of the wedding party outside the church.
Gosports Goings On
|Date||[August 1965 ?]||ID||5819|
This film shows a family visit to Gosport, with scenes of the seaside, a Hovercraft, a visit to Foster Gardens, a panoramic view of the Camper and Nicholsons shipyard from the top of a building (?), and the Naval Shipyard. The group visit the Portsmouth War Memorial, and the rides on Southsea seafront. Returning to Gosport for the Carnival parade with floats. The film ends with scenes at Portsmouth Harbour from aboard a ferry.
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