The Regattas in Shetland are highly sociable and community based events, with various examples organised throughout the islands. This footage is of regattas at Cullivoe, Mid Yell and Bastavoe. This film is believed to have been filmed by Robert Bayes, the proprietor of Bobby Bayes photographic shop in Lerwick.

Film-maker: Mitchell Georgeson

Donated by the Georgeson family.

00:00:00Title card: ‘The film you are about to see would not have been made possible, had it not been for the co-operation I received from so many people, R.Bayes’
00:00:11Title card: ‘Shetland’s Regattas at Cullivoe, Mid Yell, Bastavoe’
00:00:17Flag: BVYC
00:00:22Men in boats
00:00:33Onlookers on pier, looking at boats
00:01:25Leaving the pier, setting sail
00:03:15Sailing round the marker buoy
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