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Across Bass Strait (1974)


A record of the 1974 Bass Strait Yacht Race, featuring the action on board a yacht from start to finish, 30 hours later. The documentary covers the excitement of the mariners and the spectators.

Curator’s notes

The film documents the 1974 yacht race in a straightforward way. It relies on narration and music, but has some nice camerawork on board the yachts.