Major sports events of the year 1958. Boats underway at sea during America's cup, a yachting event that resumes after 21 years. President Eisenhower looks at the boats through a pair of binoculars. Columbia team representing United States beats British challenger Sceptre in four races off New Port, Rhode Island.
A yachting competition off the coast of Newport, Rhode Island. Several American yachts in water competing during the preliminary trials of the American Cup. The yachts moving on the water. A British yacht among the yachts. Men on the yachts.
Teams compete for the America's Cup off Newport, Rhode Island. American racing yacht Columbia underway in the Atlantic Ocean during the America's Cup. Spectators look at the boats and competing yachts. America's Columbia wins the race after defeating Spectre from England. The winning team aboard Columbia waves.
Harold Stirling Vanderbilt's J-class yacht Ranger wins America's Cup in Newport, Rhode Island. Yachts sail in water during the race. Ranger underway. Crew members on the Ranger during the race. A woman and a man on a yacht. The woman looks through binoculars. A man smokes a cigar. Aerial view of the yacht sailing. Ranger wins the race by defeating Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith's Endeavour II by 4-0. The crew of the Ranger poses.
Officer and sailors on board Navy torpedo boat, "Morris", in waters of Newport, Rhode Island. Sailors on the Navy torpedo boat "Morris"place large Whitehead torpedo into launching tube on deck. They fire the torpedo and it launches into the water in a cloud of smoke and speeds away leaving a foamy wake. Sailors then rotate the torpedo tube back along the gunwale.
Scenes from the wedding of John Jacob Astor VI to Ellen Tuck French at the Trinity Church in Newport, Rhode Island. People gather in large number at the ceremony. The married couples pose for the crowd.