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Hard to Windward

Australia, 1958 (MIFF 1958, Programme 15)

Director: Max Graham

An account of the 680 miles Sydney-Hobart yacht race. Covering the race, from the preparation and start on Sydney Harbour to its finish, the camera travels with the yachts and reports the conditions encountered at sea. (Documentary.)

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