Tag Archives: Donald Street

Plato and the Pilot

“If you want to bury your head in the sand, then best stay on the beach,” is how one Caribbean skipper put it when his crew were complaining about trying to repair a piece of equipment while at sea. Plato …

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Martinique to Windward

Bashing to windward. Photo: Andy Schell

The dangers on the weather side of Martinique never bothered Donald Street. Before charts were drawn—and while he was drawing them—Street navigated and explored the windward coast of the French island in his engineless yawl Iolaire. With Street in mind …

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