Mr J. W. Shillan practices racing his motorboat on the River Ouse, and matches the speed of the trains on the track beside it.
Item title reads - Speedboat v Flying Scotsman. Mr J. W. Shillan - famous motorboat racer, practices daily over 2 miles stretch of the River Ouse with L.N.E.R's expresses as competitors. Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.
L/S of the motorboat racing along the river next to the railway line, the camera follows it. M/S as the train speeds along and the boat keeps up, various shots as smoke fills the screen. M/S of the water streaming out behind the boat, Mr Shillan sits in the front with another man. Various shots as trains speed along, the motorboat races along beside them in the river.
Note: the latter part of this item appears to be cuts.