A look at the final preparation of the crews for this years annual Cambridge / Oxford boat race.
Intertitle: "THE 72nd VARSITY BOAT RACE. Oxford-Challengers - take the water first in the great 'Battle of the Blues'. OXFORD 39 WINS, CAMBRIDGE 31 WINS."
Intertitle: "Cambridge - looking trained to the hour and fit to repeat their easy 1914 victory - follow."
M/S of one of the crews (Oxford?) carrying their eight from the boat house, they all wear scarves around their necks. They return to the boat house to pick up their oars. A small group of people mill around watching them. M/S of the crew in the boat, in the distance is a bridge over the River Thames. Men in flat caps help launch the boat out into deeper water, the crew remove their scarves. M/S of the crew rowing down the river.