May 14, 2015
Film Library – HISTORY
FEATURED - "Moving the Bay Head Yacht Club"
|Moving the Bay Head Yacht Club|
| Featured in our Yacht Club Profiles & Stories Page, the Bay Head Yacht Club produced an interesting video documenting their recent move after Superstorm Sandy destroyed the coastline of New Jersey.
|The Privateer LYNX|
||Come aboard the LYNX — an interpretation of an actual privateer named LYNX built by Thomas Kemp in 1812. The ship is used to teach lessons in history, teamwork and the environment.|
|Ghosts Of Cape Horn|
||This nautical documentary uses rare footage to follow the boats and crews of the late 19th and early 20th centuries who dared the 18,000 mile voyage from New York to San Francisco, including passage around the infamous Cape Horn. Narrated by Jason Robards.|
America's Cup: Cronkite Reports - Parts 1 and 2
|Walter Cronkite is on the scene of the 1987 America's Cup. Race by race, he chronicles Dennis Conner's challenge of recapturing the cup from Australia.|
|America's Cup: Past, Present and Future|
|On Sept. 6, 2007, the National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame hosted a panel discussion on how the recent match between America's Cup contenters Alinghi and Emirates Team New Zealand would shape the future of Cup racing.|
|From the Helm with Bill Koch and John Bertrand|
||This 14-minute video by America's Cup legends Bill Koch and John Bertrand takes a look at the "bleeding edge" of Cup-level competition from the beginnings of the regatta back in the 1800s. Using some rarely-seen archival prints and footage, they examine the limits of yacht design and tactical decisions that make the difference between winning a race and losing the boat.|
|Sandbagger Documentary - Bull & Bear Sailing|
| Historic, fast and fun! Sandbaggers were used as work boats in the 1860s and became one of the first sailboats used for racing in the United States.
COME SEE BULL & BEAR AT THE NATIONAL SAILING HALL OF FAME - THIS SUMMER! SIGN UP YOUR GROUP TO GO FOR A RIDE!
|Henry Rodgers Ship Model Collection - U.S. Naval Academy Museum|
||See the remarkable details of the Henry Rodgers Ship Model Collection, which includes 108 models of sailing ships and boats dating from 1650 to 1850, many scale models built for British Admiralty. In 1935, Colonel Henry Huddleston Rodgers bequeathed this collection to the U.S. Naval Academy. Using cameras typically employed in medicine, the video uncovers intricate details of below-decks portions of the ships - sights not seen since these antiques were built.|
|The Hobie Cat Way of Life|
|A history of National Sailing Hall of Famer Hobie Alter (Class of 2011) and the iconic boats he created from his company, which began when he started building surfboards as a teenager.|
|Surfing is Life: The Whitbread Round The World Yacht Race...1997-98|
|Become one of the crew of Chessie Racing's entry into the Whitbread race (now the Volvo Ocean Race). See what daily life is like on a W60 boat as these daring sailors live and race together 24/7 for 31,000 miles.|
|The Hooligan Navy (The Corsair Fleet)|
|This documentary originally aired as part of A&E's "Sea Tales" series. It is a little-known story about a band of young yachtsmen and fishermen who were recruited during World War II to help protect the United States' East coast from Hitler's deadly fleet of Nazi U-Boats.|
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