How the yachts were moored.

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The description suggests a paradox of neat orderliness interspersed with frenetic activity as crews test and carry out running repairs and adjustments to their craft.

This would be going on oblivious to the turmoil of spectators and visitors milling around enjoying the prelude to the racing spectacle. Or were the crews understandably showing off a little to their admirers?

Written by Shane Edgar

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Title Value
Written by Shane Edgar
Organisation Torbay Library Services
Contributor   Shane Edgar  
Identifier ref 652
Date   1948  
Format   greyscale typed text; 325 mm x 197 mm  
Coverage   Devon. Torbay  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Maritime. Ceremony. Sport. Regatta  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   Torbay Library Services  
Keywords history politics organisation