Synopsis: Sailing regattas have always been popular social events in Shetland. The inter club regattas provided additional competition, with the opportunity to compete against teams from other local communities. This 1970 event was filmed in Lerwick Sound.

Film-maker: Bertie Mowat

Donated by Erik Erasmuson.

00:00:00Close up of men using plastic buckets to bail water out of a boat.
00:00:08Group of sailing boats moored at pier with Lerwick buildings behind. Boats start sailing into sound.
00:00:25Various shots of boats in Lerwick Sound.
00:00:34Green motor boat sailing towards camera.
00:00:38Various shots of boats in Lerwick Sound.
00:01:36Close up of green motor boat with two men onboard.
00:01:41Various shots in Lerwick Sound.
00:01:49Long shots of sailing boats with Lerwick waterfront behind (industrial buildings and gas tanks followed by esplanade and town hall).
00:02:03Various shots of boats in Lerwick Sound.
00:03:53Two boats sailing in Sound, with motor boat following behind.
00:03:59Various shots of boats in Lerwick Sound.
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