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Travellers in Time


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Two Tales of Endeavour
Britain has never been closer to winning the America's Cup.
In 1934 Sir Thomas Sopwith won the first two races; his yacht was Endeavour.
In 1978 John Amos , sailing enthusiast and boat restorer, bought a rusted, forgotten and half-flooded hulk lying in the mud up-river from Cowes. Sopwith's tale is told with archive film of some of the largest racing yachts ever built. John Amos 's story is a single-handed struggle against overwhelming odds. Both are true sagas of Endeavour.
Narrator Alexander John Film editor RICHARD ROBERTS Producer RICHARD ROBINSON


Unknown: Sir Thomas Sopwith
Unknown: John Amos
Unknown: Lt. John Amos
Narrator: Alexander John
Editor: Richard Roberts
Producer: Richard Robinson

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