Isle of Wight cliff top coast guard exercise.
Freshwater, Isle of Wight.
Lifesaving exercise using harness by coast guards and Auxiliary Coast Life Saving Corps.
M/S harpoon being fired from cliff top. Rope coiling out of box. M/S coast guards assembling frame work attached to ropes. M/S paying out rope. C/U rope being dragged away, pan to L/S of rope stretching across bay to more cliffs. M/S paying out rope. C/U coast guards tying rope into knots. C/U hauling on rope.
C/U rope, pan to man pulling. C/U coast guard. M/S assembling frame. M/S hauling on rope. C/U rescue harness which will slide down rope to other cliffs. C/U block and tackle, pan to C/U of rescue harness. Coast guard pulling. L/S harness sliding down rope. C/U coast guard. L/S sea washing on rocks, pan up to rope.
M/S man in harness. Coast guards on rope. M/S man in harness being lowered over cliff, starts to slide across. L/S opposite cliff. L/S man going across. L/S men waiting on cliff edge. C/U rope above harness. L/S man going across. M/S coast guards pulling rope. M/S man in harness ends journey, climbs over edge of cliff.