The Match Race for America's Cup in Newport, Rhode Island. Race between home-bred sailors and Captain John M. Vanderbilt and his crew for America's Cup. Sail boats of home-bred sailors, underway at sea during the race. Ships of Captain John M. Vanderbilt and his crew underway. Captain John M. Vanderbilt and his crew's ships win from home-bred sailors.
Shamrock V, a sailing yacht is in water with another in New Port. The yacht is in full sail. Men on yacht are chatting.
Harold Stirling Vanderbilt's J-class yacht Ranger wins America's Cup in Newport, Rhode Island. Yachts sail in water during the race. Ranger underway. Crew members on the Ranger during the race. A woman and a man on a yacht. The woman looks through binoculars. A man smokes a cigar. Aerial view of the yacht sailing. Ranger wins the race by defeating Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith's Endeavour II by 4-0. The crew of the Ranger poses.
A yachting competition off the coast of Newport, Rhode Island. Several American yachts in water competing during the preliminary trials of the American Cup. The yachts moving on the water. A British yacht among the yachts. Men on the yachts.
Buildings in Newport, Rhode Island. A rocky shore and a driveway. Large buildings in a business district. Automobiles on a street. Pedestrians milling about on the street. A bunting draped house. Exteriors of a church and an inn. A streetcar moves on a road. A horse drawn carriage and numerous cars on a street. Exteriors of a mansion as traffic moves past it.
Yachts being given final cleaning and checks before the America's cup race, in Newport, Rhode island. In opening scene, the racing yacht, Intrepid, is seen up on blocks, and surrounded by scaffolding, in a boatyard. "Intrepid New York" is inscribed on her stern. Several men stand nearby. Next, the Australian entry, "Dame Pattie," is also seen out of water, as her crew hoses down and cleans her hull. Change of scene shows others of her crew washing her sails with a hose and long-handles brushes, in a pool, at Vernon Court, which is serving as their headquarters during the event.