The Complete Street includes all five of Don Street's videos: Streetwise, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 and Sailors' Knots & Line Handling, which contain dozens of sailing tips,; plus Transatlantic with Street, a primer on blue water sailing; and Antigua Race 1985, a classic caribbean racing documentary.
In this video is from Streetwise Tips Vol.1, Don shows you how to quickly "park your boat" at sea so you can rest and regroup in rough weather.
For the first time, TheSailingChannel is offering all five Don Street sailing videos in one economical package: Streetwise, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2; and sailors' Knots & Line Handling, which contain dozens of sailing tips; plus Transatlantic with Street, a primer on blue water sailing and Antigua Race 1985, a classic caribbean racing documentary.
Don has decades of offshore sailing experience. Through his videos, you can learn from one of the legendary sailors of our time. For 57 years, Don sailed Iolaire, his 46 ft engineless wooden yawl built in 1905 on which he crossed the Atlantic numerous times.
Don is largely responsible for opening up the Caribbean to modern cruisers through his Imray-Iolaire charts and Caribbean Cruising Guides. He has also contributed a wealth of knowledge about ocean sailing through his two volume set, The Ocean Sailing Yacht, as well as countless articles he's written for major sailing magazines. And Street has been active in the marine insurance business for over four decades, placing insurance with Lloyds of London. Learn more about Don Street.
Extras and Trailers for The Complete Street videos:
Transatlantic showcases sailor/author Don Street and his 1905 44 foot engineless yawl, "Iolaire" on a 5,000 mile transatlantic trade winds passage from Ireland to the Caribbean stopping at eleven ocean islands along the route to Antigua just in time for Christmas.
From the Sailing Quarterly Video Magazine library, this 56-minute how-to sailing video features legendary skipper and sailing author, Don Street teaching you how to make your cruising safer and more comfortable.
From the Sailing Quarterly Video Magazine library, this 56-minute how-to sailing video features legendary skipper and sailing author, Don Street covering: Heavy Weather Preparation and Sailing Tactics; Foredeck Work; Mainsail Flaking Systems; Sail Repairs; Navigation; and Jibe Prevention.
Filmed in Martinique aboard Iolaire, his 46 ft engineless wooden yawl, master sailor Don Street teaches you and your crew everything you need to know about sailors' knots and more in just 50 minutes. Don has decades of ocean sailing experience.
In 1985, Don Street's legendary 46 ft. engineless yawl, "Iolaire" was 80 years old having been built in 1905. Don had sailed and raced her throughout the Caribbean for forty years. In 1985, Street decided to retire Iolaire from racing and they both went out in style, finishing only 5 points out of first place at race week's end.