Tall ship, 'Yvonne' has her sails torn to shreds by heavy storms.
Intertitle: "AUTUMN GALES COMMENCE. All sails blown away and helpless before storm, French Barque 'Yvonne' is lifted by mountainous seas on to the breakwater".
Panning shot, taken from on board a boat, of a tall ship on a choppy sea. The sails of the ship appear to have been blown to shreds by the storm.