#sundayvideo. 1930, the launch of yacht Shamrock V at Gosport

Onboard Shamrock V (JK3) during the Regates Royales in Cannes, France.Sir Thomas Lipton’s Shamrock V Countess of Shaftesbury launches at Gosport new aspirant to Americas Cup.

The video shows a mass of people gathered to witness the christening and launch of the J-Class yacht. Void of todays advanced rigging, workers gather around the Shamrock V to manually maneuver the 120-foot sailing yacht into the water…

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