Streetwise Tips Vol. 2 - Anchoring, Line Handling, Docking

Streetwise Tips Vol. 2 - Anchoring, Line Handling, Docking

A how-to 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 shares more tips on how to make your cruising safer and more comfortable.

Don demonstrates anchoring techniques: basics like how to choose the correct anchor for your boat and what anchors to use in what kinds of bottoms; details on using chain anchor rodes and anchoring with two anchors in areas with strong currents or beam to swells; how to retrieve a fouled anchor; handy knots and sewn whippings to keep lines from fraying; ways to prevent chafe on lines securing your boat to docks or moorings; line handling tips for better crew work; how to dock shorthanded; and methods for getting you afloat when you run aground. Learn from Don Street so you can cruise safely and with confidence. (S2Z)

For more, check out Don Street's Streetwise Tips Volume 1. (S1Z)

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Streetwise Tips Vol. 2 - Anchoring, Line Handling, Docking
  • Streetwise Tips Vol. 2 - Anchoring, Line Handling, Docking

    A how-to video by Rob Dubin with Don Street

    Watch the full video here or see the Streetwise Tips Vol. 2 PLAYLIST to jump around between all 9 segments.

    From the Sailing Quarterly Video Magazine library, this 56-minute how-to sailing video features legendary skipper and sailing author, Don ...

Extras

  • 503F: Anchoring Tips

    Don Street explains which anchors hold best in which conditions and demonstrates his tips for dropping the hook, setting the anchor and testing for dragging plus a new and improved method for retrieving a fouled anchor. Don explains matching the size of anchor to your boat and matching the anchor...

  • 104H: Advice on Chain Anchor Rodes

    Don Street with some excellent advice on using chain anchor rodes and how to raise an anchor when windless is broken.
    104H

  • 504E: Anchoring with Two Anchors

    Don Street gives expert advice on anchoring with two anchors: When you need them and why plus how to set a Bahamian Moor, two bow anchors or a bow and stern anchor. See actual anchoring and descriptive graphics for invaluable lessons on this essential sailing skill.
    504E

  • 604F: Fouled Anchors and Line Handling

    Don Street with some unique tips on line handling. Don reviews throwing lines, tying fenders, spinnaker stops and jiffy harnesses. He also demonstrates a trip line that would be handy if you are anchoring in a fouled bottom. These are simple techniques that will help make your life on board more ...

  • 603D: Methods for Eliminating Chafe

    Don Street explains methods for eliminating chafe. Learn how to rig your dock and mooring lines so they keep your boat safer and last longer.
    603D

  • 404F: Knots & Whippings

    Don Street teaches a double sheetbend, fisherman’s bend, mousing a line and a simple whipping. Handy skills to secure lines and prevent fraying.
    404F

  • 501F: Sewn On Whippings

    Don Street demonstrates the proper way to stitch a sewn-on whipping to protect your boat’s lines.
    501F

  • 602F: What to Do when You've Run Aground

    Don Street gives expert advise on what to do when you’ve run aground. How to power off, sail off or use your anchors to pull your boat to safety. Using crew weight, your sails and your dinghy with a line to the masthead are demonstrated as proven methods to get free. Learn now so you’ll have the ...

  • 203G: Shorthanded Docking

    Don Street demonstrates how to safely bring your boat alongside a dock using only a single spring line. More on easy line handling during the docking process.
    203G