Film ID:
NEFA 21674

PARADE OF SAIL: NEWCASTLE MARITIME FESTIVAL '86

1986

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Description

An amateur film made by Eddie Nelson of the Cleveland Cine Club of the parade of sailing ships leaving the river Tyne as part of the 1986 Cutty Sark Tall Ships Race.

Title: Parade of Sail: Newcastle Maritime Festival '86.

Credit: Produced by E. Nelson.

From a boat on the river looking towards Tynemouth, the film shows a flotilla of ships making their out of the river Tyne into the North Sea at the beginning of the 1986 Cutty Sark Tall Ships Race. Various ships from fishing vessels, Royal Navy ships to large 3 and 4 masted training ships travel past the camera. Intercut with the ships views of the crowds watching the spectacle from the cliffs.

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