Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 27-09-2013, 10:36   #1
Sponsoring Vendor

Community Sponsor

Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Annapolis, MD USA
Boat: Mariner (N.H.), Sloop, 36
Posts: 67
Send a message via Skype™ to TheSailingChannel.TV
Transatlantic with Street Documentary

1 Hour 57 Minutes
VIMEO ON DEMAND RENTAL: $2.99
VIDEO DOWNLOAD (MP4, WMV): $12.99 | DVD: $24.95 plus S&H
TheSailingChannel.tv/transatlantic/


A film by Gavin Shaw.
Sail along on an Atlantic ocean 5,000 mile trade wind passage aboard noted sailor/author Don Street's 1905 engineless 44 foot yawl, Iolaire. The video documents Iolair's ninth Atlantic crossing from Ireland with eleven ocean islands along the way to Christmas in the Caribbean. First landfall is Vigo in dense fog. Next, a short-handed 800 mile passage to Madeira. Then enroute to the Canaries, a stop at the desolate and dangerous Salvage Islands. The trade winds fill in at 20 N and it's an easy reach to the Verdes. From there, a fast 14-day run of 2100 miles with whales, water rationing, and a leaky bilge bring Iolaire safely into Antigua just in time for Christmas.

Background:
This classic sailing video was completed in 1986 after filming on a then state-of-the-art JVC VHS-C mini camera, edited in 3/4 inch U-Matic then mastered on one-inch helical scan tape. The filmmaker, Gavin Shaw, was a highly successful mid-forties British advertising executive in love with the sea and yearning to sail across an ocean. One of the first sailing documentaries shot on video, Transatlantic sold thousands of VHS copies to sailors across the globe.

TheSailingChannel.TV is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
men

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 21:38.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.