Story: Sailing and windsurfing

Local regattas

This 1951 National Film Unit clip features several yachting regattas on lakes, and indicates the enthusiasm of the amateur sailors of this era.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: New Zealand Mirror 9. National Film Unit, 1951

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How to cite this page:

Harold Kidd, 'Sailing and windsurfing - Yachting after 1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 June 2024)

Story by Harold Kidd, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Jun 2016