Intertitle: "HEROES OF THE SEA. Whole town turns out to see the lifeboat launched on 'Lifeboat Day'".
L/S, looking out to sea, of the lifeboat boat with its sails up. M/S, looking towards land, of the same vessel - good view of Worthing sea front.
M/S of hoards of people walking down a street, heading towards the sea. L/S, from the sea, of the beach crowded with people. The lifeboat is being hauled down a slipway into the waves.
L/S of the lifeboat being dragged through the streets of Worthing on a trailer followed by a crowd of people. The trailer is pulled by a small army of men tugging ropes.
Intertitle: "A NEW METHOD of launching the Lifeboat, tried out by R.N. Lifeboat Institution".
M/S of a small tractor with caterpillar wheels pulling the trailer with the boat on, the lifeboat men dressed in lifejackets walk beside. M/S of the caterpillar tractor shunting the boat into the waves. M/S of the tractor dragging the empty trailer up the slipway.
Various shots of the boat being manoeuvred onto the beach from the road - all the men in the town seem to be involved, shouting instructions etc. More shots of the tractor shunting the boat off the trailer.
Note: this story is not edited in a chronological order - the boat is launched after it is seen sailing.