The famous explorer and his yacht set off for Central America.
Title: "MR. MITCHELL HEDGES - the famous explorer - leaves with his 20-ton yacht on S.S. Traveller to seek lost City of the Mayas, in Central America".
C/U, in profile, of Hedges, he wears a flat cap and smokes a pipe. L/S of a yacht being lifted by a large crane, several men stand on the deck of the vessel. M/S of Hedges leaning over some railings (on the deck of a ship), he frantically shouts instructions to the men manoeuvring his boat. Various shots of the yacht being lowered onto the deck of an ocean liner, a crowd of men wait on the deck to secure Hedge's vessel. Various shots of the yacht being lifted out of the water by the quayside. A few seconds of white spacing. L/S of the yacht suspended on a rope attached to a floating crane.
Note: some shots not in chronological order .