The film tells about the voyage of the yacht "Nadezhda" across the water expanses of Russia. Motor-sailing yacht "Nadezhda", made by the hands of tourists, en route through the waters of the center and north of Russia. A yacht at the walls of the Makaryevsky monastery in the Nizhny Novgorod region, in the waters of the Gorky reservoir; near the cities of Kostroma and Yaroslavl; in the waters of the Rybinsk reservoir. Museum-estate of N.A. Nekrasov in the village. Karabikha. The yacht is sailing along the Sheksna River to Cherepovets; stands in the waters of the Severo-Dvinsky Canal; floats to the city of Vologda. View of the architectural monuments of the cities of Kostroma, Vologda, Yaroslavl.