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Oldest videos of sailing in National 18 dinghies

by Magnus Smith 1 Dec 2023 23:59 GMT

Our video archive is fully searchable, and linked to all the clubs and classes in our database. It is updated weekly with the latest videos of sailing, but here we delve into the past, and round-up everything that shows sailing in National 18 class of dinghies.

The only old video we know of, which features a N18, is Sailing in Emsworth during the 1950s; it's a fascinating look at all the different craft in Chichester Harbour at that time. If you only want to jump straight to the N18 action, skip to 9 minutes, 14 minutes, 15 minutes and 38 minutes.

We haven't found any older videos that show these boats, but do get in touch if you know of any interesting footage. You can submit video links to us for immediate review.

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