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Sailing: Do It Right- Keep It Safe

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Film Identifier: F.2004-02-0002
Run Time
0h 27m 47s
Date Produced
This sailing instructional film teaches basic boat handling and sailing safety skills demonstrated by a couple learning to sail along with a series of lessons and help from their more experienced sailing friends. The participants are actors, and there is some Michelob product placement, but sailing terminology and ontology along with detailed, step-by-step demonstration are of paramount importance in this film. Actors giving instructions, a narrator describing their actions, and two full introductory training sessions show the “sights and sounds” of the sailing experience.
Narrator gives an introduction, speaks of the thrill of sailing, proper training, introduces characters, var shots of crew working together sailing in a 40’ sailboat, “The Mystic,” on open water. 02:04 - Opening credits, brought to you by Michelob, LS of sailboat with Michelob logo on main sail 02:22 - Var shots bring boat in to dock, steps in tying boat to dock 04:58 - Friends on boat toasting with Michelob beer Ron and Mary Ann take lessons with an instructor one-on-one in a Flying Junior, a basic sailing dinghy, cover terminology, make two introductory runs around bay and back into shore. 16:37 - Next day, prepare for “big sail,” cover safety equipment and tips. 17:46 - Proper use of winches demonstration. Sailing trip begins, bring up sails, leave harbor. 21:35 - LS Sailboat on open water with full sail, FA, SA 23:45 - Man and woman dropping anchor, PAN LEFT across water to land thick with trees 24:12 - LS sailboat with sails down anchored in front of land 24:54 - LS sailboat moving quickly across screen on choppy water Montage crew sailing with high winds and rough sea. 27:19 - LS lighthouse Narrator summarizes lessons.
Main Credit
Link, Bob (is director)
Link, Bob (is producer)
Additional Credit
Behrend, Jack (is cinematographer)
Norris, Bruce (sound)
Actors, Performers and Participants
Norris, Bruce (is participant)
Related Place
Chicago (production location of)