Streetwise Tips Vol. 1 Heavy Weather Sailing

Streetwise Tips Vol. 1 Heavy Weather Sailing

A video by Rob Dubin with Don Street

We've made the individual segments available for easy access to different topics.

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. For more, check out Don Street's Streetwise Tips Volume 2. (S1Z)

For more, check out Don Street's Streetwise Tips Volume 2. (S2Z)

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Streetwise Tips Vol. 1 Heavy Weather Sailing
  • Streetwise Tips Vol. 1 Heavy Weather Sailing

    A video by Rob Dubin with Don Street

    Watch the full video or jump around between all 8 segments.

    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 Tac...

Extras

  • 303E: Heavy Weather Sailing Part 1

    Part 1 of 3. Legendary offshore sailor, Don Street, gives tips on how to prepare when heavy weather is approaching so you're ready before it hits. 303E

    From Streetwise Tips Vol. 1.

  • 304G: Heavy Weather Sailing Part 2

    Part 2 of 3. Veteran sailor, Don Street, explains what to do when a gale is approaching.
    304G

  • 401E: Heavy Weather Sailing Part 3

    Heavy weather sailing Part 3. Don Street demonstrates reefing methods, steering through big seas, streaming drogues, moving sheet leads and more.
    401E

  • 103H: Foredeck Work and Caribbean Rum

    Legendary charter skipper and sailing author, Don Street, presents tips on foredeck work and Caribbean rum (don't mix the two).
    103H

  • 301F: Mainsail Flaking System

    From Don Street's Streetwise Tips, Vol. 1.
    https://vimeo.com/ondemand/streetwisetips1

    Legendary charter skipper and sailing author, Don Street, gives some advice on mainsail flaking systems.
    301F

  • 201D: Sail Repairs

    Veteran sailor, Don Street, demonstrates how to mend a torn sail. He describes supplies and shows the stitches to use for seams, holes and more.
    201D

  • 403F: Distance Offshore & Simplified Celestial Navigation

    Don Street explains how to quickly calculate your distance offshore and also shows how to do simplified celestial sights when sailing to the Caribbean. Practical advise on how to navigate without complex electronic devises.
    Included with Streetwise Tips, Vol. 1.
    403F

  • Rigging Boom Preventers (204E)

    Veteran charter skipper, Don Street, shows three different methods of rigging a boom preventer for safer downwind sailing. (204E)
    From Streetwise Tips, Vol. 1: Heavy Weather Sailing

  • Preventing Unintentional Jibes by Don Street (PDF)

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    PDF instructions for adding detachable foreguy preventers from end of boom to bow then back to cockpit to prevent unintentional jibes when sailing well off the wind or straight downwind.