New types of recreational mini-motor boats being tried out on canal in Birmingham.
Title reads: "New ways afloat".
Birmingham, West Midlands.
Recreational mini-boats. M/S lightweight boat - the "Ski Kart" - being put down on bank by canal. C/U "Ski Kart". C/U outboard motor being fitted to the "Ski Kart". Various shots Mick Hutton trying out floating skis, he moves away from bank wearing the skis by using sticks. Panning shot as the "Ski Kart" pulls away from the bank. Crowd. L/S as "Ski Kart" goes away from the river. Various shots of another small motor boat - the "Kencat" - pulling away from the bank with four men in it. C/U two girls watching. L/S the "Ski Kart" with the driver. Tracking shot as the "Ski Kart" accelerates and goes away from camera very fast.
Note: more information about the boats on file.