Setting Sail DVD
Maritime history tends to focus on Western achievements, but at least as impressive were the Polynesian, Arab, Indian and Chinese navigators.
This DVD pays equal tribute to their contributions, providing a revealing multi-cultural look at the story of people and the sea, in four 52 minute programmes on this one DVD:
The Great Voyagers (Polynesia)
Sons of Sinbad (Arab World)
The Dragon at Sea (China/Far East)
Wooden Ships and Iron Men (West)
206mins. English / Dutch narrative options. Filmed in High Definition with 5.1 surround sound. As seen on the Discovery Channel's premium HD service.