Sargassum seaweed compile 05 May Leg 8

ID

509017

SHOOT DATE

04 May 2018

SHOOT LOCATION

Atlantic ocean, off caribbean islands

PRODUCTION COMPANY

VOR

DESCRIPTION
Compile of the best footage from the boats as they have to fight against sargassum weed slowing down their race and at times making the boat unable to steer properly
SHOTLIST
00:00 Vestas 11th Hour Racing sailing in big patch of sargassum week
00:50 Nick Dana to clean the appendices
01:59 B-roll and details of the seaweed stuck on board
02:21 IV EN Kyle Langford (AUS) of Team Brunel on how the seaweed gets stuck on the boat
02:34 IV EN Bouwe Bekking (NED)
02:42 B-roll of Team Brunel sailing in patches of sea weed
02:59 Kyle Langford at the helm
03:18 IV EN Peter Burling on the seaweed getting stuck everywhere
03:24 Drone images of Team Brunel, weed on deck and Abby Ehler cleaning the mast from the weed
03:53 IV EN Bouwe Bekking (NED) on how they got a technique to clear the appendices from the weed
04:03 IV EN Peter Burling (NZL)
04:09 Kyle Langford at the helm explaining and performing the cleaning, PB-roll of
04:18 03:53 IV EN Bouwe Bekking (NED) on the successful technique
05:27 B-roll Tam Brunel
05:37 Drone of Turn the Tide on Plastic sailing in patches of seaweed
05:44 Vestas 11th Hour Racing sailing in patches of seaweed
06:24 Mark Towill (USA) on the issue with sargassum seaweed
06:59 ENDS
USAGE RIGHTS/RESTRICTIONS
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Contact

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