German Naval cadets on the sailing ship 'Gorch Fock' go through training.
Full title reads: "On the High Sea. Germany's 'Arethusa'. Smart work of the boys in the new Training Ship 'Gorch Fock'."
Various shots of German naval cadets climbing up the rigging of a large sailing vessel with several masts. The boys move out along the yard arms and release the sails.
More shots of the trainee sailors preparing for inspection on deck. CU Cadet turning ship's wheel. Cadets turning pulley to raise anchor.
Shots of ship from high in rigging as it sails out of harbour.
Shots of 'Gorch Fock' sailing on the sea.