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Waterline: A Thousand Lives Saved

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David Fairhall and Penny Bowles cover the world of ships, boats, and the sea.

Lifeboats and R.A.F. helicopters rescued more than a thousand people from drowning off the coasts of Britain last year-a record number of them weekend sailors in yachts, motor boats, and dinghies. Do yachtsmen take enough care in bad weather? Are life jackets reliable? Is the design of small pleasure craft safe? Waterline investigates at an R.A.F. Search and Rescue base in the West Country, and at Dover, where Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, named the new life-boat Faithful Forester this week.

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Presenter: David Fairhall
Presenter: Penny Bowles
Director: John Mills
Director: Tony Salmon
Producer: Brian Robins

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Waterline: A Thousand Lives Saved

BBC Two England, 28 July 1967 20.30






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