Most of this footage was recorded by John Irvine, with some additional filming by his brother Derek. In John’s role as teacher at Forrester High School (Edinburgh) he took parties of school kids to Shetland every summer on outdoor education trips. This footage is mainly from the 1960 trip, with some clips of the 1959 and 1961 trips too. These clips are of water-skiing, a sailing regatta, and views of the island of Vementry.

Film-maker: John Irvine

Donated by John, Derek and Isobel Irvine.

00:00:00Pupils watching water-skiing.
00:01:10Sailing boats in voe (regatta race?).
00:01:30Long shots of boats sailing in voe.
00:02:41Derek Irvine and Vaila Sinclair, walking on Vementry; and Vaila sitting on rocks at shore.
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