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ITN Reporting 67: Cape Horn: Sailing Round the Horn

Sailing couple Brigadier Miles Smeeton his wife Beryl Smeeton - accompanied by shipwright and solo circumnavigator, John Guzzwell - unsuccessful attempt to sail around Cape Horn in 1957. Guzwell filmed some of their moments onboard during the attempt. (Shortly after filming, the yacht was capsized by a huge wave: all three survived, and limped into Arauco Bay on the Chilean coast 5 weeks later in their badly-damaged yacht. A second attempt also ended in failure. These events inspired Miles Smeet...

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1957 Cape Horn: At Sea: EXT Various of Brigadier Miles Smeeton, his wife Beryl Smeeton and navigator John Guzzwell onboard sailing yacht (ketch) 'Tzu Hang' as attempting to sail around Cape Horn/ GOOD SHOTS of rough seas seen from yacht...

1957 Cape Horn: At Sea: EXT Various of Brigadier Miles Smeeton, his wife Beryl Smeeton and navigator John Guzzwell onboard sailing yacht (ketch) 'Tzu Hang' as attempting to sail around Cape Horn/ GOOD SHOTS of rough seas seen from yacht

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