A film about the work of merchant seamen. Sailboat sailing in the stormy sea. Water fills the portholes. Vessels at berth during loading and unloading, in the sea, among them sailboat "World", a ship "Anna Karenina." Sailors on ships during the watch. Court berths foreign cities. Say (synchronously) captains Antonov, Mukharev, mechanics, apprentices and others. Kind of old rusty ships. Blowtorch cut ship.