Intertitle: "PATIENCE. The annual Fishing Championship on the River Weaver attracts many competitors but few fish".
M/S of a man with a pipe standing by a riverbank, as anglers pass him he hands them tickets from a white sack, another man marks their names off on a list....
Italian man attempts to sail around the world in a tiny boat.
Anew Royal barge on trial at Yarmouth.
Old barge is left in field - grass and weeds grow over it.
Men at work on sailing barge making its way out to sea.
Horses pull canal barges along a tow path.
A coal barge passes through a lock on canal.
Battleships in harbour.
Investigation of living on barges from the simple to the ostentatious.