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Yip, fish eye plus plus. In the right circumstances the footage will be awesome.

 

I know I won't race or cruise or otherwise be "out there" below Lat 45S but I'd be keen to ride along in 360 to see how they gybe Idec or peel to A3 on Banc Pop beneath the roaring 40s. The media footage from the Volvo and Vendee boats was great but you can only see the shot that they choose to show you. The 360 camera allows me to choose where I look. The AC footage was frustrating as the cameramen zoomed in on the helm during maneuvers when I wanted to watch what the trimmers were doing etc.

 

(I guess it's more than 360 because the view is spherical)

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Delos have upped their game a little by playing around with a 360 lens. Watch from their Facebook or YouTube with a tablet or phone, and when you turn your screen to the left, you can see what's to the left. Want to see up the mast... tilt your screen up and you got it. Cool tech.

I know it's not new tech, but I've not seen another yacht do this yet. On the Delos Facebook site they realise 360 filming is different and are asking for feedback. Looks like the format is suited to longer takes to allow the viewer to pan around a bit before cutting scenes. Very data-heavy. Trautman says they rendered down from 70-odd Mb/s down to 20-odd.

It'd be awesome to have this sort of tech on the vendee, tjv, or even AC yachts. Let the viewer choose what part of the action they want. Just set up the lens and let it roll!

 

is the three sixty lens going to improve their chances of you joining patreon

 

D

Probably not at all, but in general I love their efforts and would drop off a bottle of rum if they passed my port. I'd still love to see the racing yachts use them to get that immersed feeling

 

 

 

If I had a $ for every person who has offered an empty promise of a a drink when they eventually don't meet me then I would be sailing a much better boat

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Delos have upped their game a little by playing around with a 360 lens. Watch from their Facebook or YouTube with a tablet or phone, and when you turn your screen to the left, you can see what's to the left. Want to see up the mast... tilt your screen up and you got it. Cool tech.

I know it's not new tech, but I've not seen another yacht do this yet. On the Delos Facebook site they realise 360 filming is different and are asking for feedback. Looks like the format is suited to longer takes to allow the viewer to pan around a bit before cutting scenes. Very data-heavy. Trautman says they rendered down from 70-odd Mb/s down to 20-odd.

It'd be awesome to have this sort of tech on the vendee, tjv, or even AC yachts. Let the viewer choose what part of the action they want. Just set up the lens and let it roll!

 

is the three sixty lens going to improve their chances of you joining patreon

 

D

Probably not at all, but in general I love their efforts and would drop off a bottle of rum if they passed my port. I'd still love to see the racing yachts use them to get that immersed feeling

 

If I had a $ for every person who has offered an empty promise of a a drink when they eventually don't meet me then I would be sailing a much better boat

Some have offered both the empty promise and the $$.

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If I had a $ for every person who has offered an empty promise of a a drink when they eventually don't meet me then I would be sailing a much better boat

Some have offered both the empty promise and the $$.

 

 

 

bless you for that.....

 

I would guess that Delos and La vag are the only ones in the black on making sailing films at the moment

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If they pull the next generation onto the water I don't begrudge them one penny, though it won't be my penny.

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^Toddster, try watching on a phone or tablet rather than a desktop... way more fun.

Well, obviously the camera itself is nothing but an ordinary action cam with a fisheye lens. The magic is all in the viewer software. Just have to find a client that will load and run that software.

 

 

Way different:

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Some less 360:

 

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^Toddster, try watching on a phone or tablet rather than a desktop... way more fun.

Well, obviously the camera itself is nothing but an ordinary action cam with a fisheye lens. The magic is all in the viewer software. Just have to find a client that will load and run that software.

 

 

Way different:

gopro_mhdhx_006_omni_all_inclusive_14610

 

Some less 360:

 

5118103cv17d.jpg

 

 

 

the amazing thing is the way bandwidth has changed over the ten years I have been doing this

 

I started in sd and people complained about the size of the files - then they were downloading them overnioght

 

now we expect to stream in 4K - amazing.

 

I am full of admiration for La Vag and their weekly films - they are running almost up to date so finding the places to upload them must be a real challenge

 

SV delos films, by comparison, are running many months behind reality.

 

The girl who left was under contract not to blog until after the films of her leaving had gone out

 

SV delos man is a pretty sharp businessman.

 

It always amazes me how many bikini girls appear in my right hand column on you tube

 

I came across these guys - 1.3 million views ... $300 per film on Patrreon

 

 

well done them

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I think that what I said is correct. Inside the groovy package, you find the guts of an action cam and a fisheye lens. More expensive units may have two or more units in a package. But there is nothing special about the hardware. You can pick one up for the same cost as any other action cam. Each lens produces a highly distorted image that must then be deconvoluted in software. Of course there are trade-offs between hardware cost, processing power, bandwidth, and distortion. These early YouTube projections will seem pretty crude in a few years. The more sophisticated software contains a model of the lens and can reconstruct a "normal" image along any given virtual sight-line. Probably the advent of 4K video puts enough information into the distorted periphery to get back useful images.

 

These sorts of algorithms have been changing high-end microscopy for the last decade or two. What used to require extreme high-end optics, lasers, and scanners can now be done with a fairly vanilla microscope and a PC.

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In the Heavy Heeling video I appreciate that the woman is intelligent, well-spoken and seems competent and capable. Yes, she's attractive and in a bikini sometimes but she's obviously more than just super cargo and doesn't fill the audio space with banal chatter. Her comments were on point and relevant.

 

I probably won't subscribe, but they seem better than many of the "tits and tropics" videos that have come across this thread.

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If I had a $ for every person who has offered an empty promise of a a drink when they eventually don't meet me then I would be sailing a much better boat

 

Well the only BoobTuber crew that made it into your neck of the woods were the Monday Never couple. I didn't see you with a pair of pints for them.

Then again, you've always been an envious socialist asshole, which is why you started this th'd.

 

In the Heavy Heeling video I appreciate that the woman is intelligent, well-spoken and seems competent and capable. Yes, she's attractive and in a bikini sometimes but she's obviously more than just super cargo and doesn't fill the audio space with banal chatter. Her comments were on point and relevant.

 

I probably won't subscribe, but they seem better than many of the "tits and tropics" videos that have come across this thread.

 

I kinda like channels that show other boats being used, cruised, and abused. Besides, she wrote a book about crossing the Gulf on a Nonsuch. :D

 

I just have to prop/shout out/promote DrakeParagon again. He got on the Patreon train, but watching 45mins of his bad sail handling & sick girlfriend from 3yrs ago is better time spent than any network show. And the nagverts are much briefer. And he used to just interview other cruisers and give tours of their boats. Or make a series crewing on a Swan during a delivery after a storm. Or just singlehand a Westsail from Boston to Bermuda...until he needs to rescue a HotRod...

 

I blame Drake for my BoobTube vlogger addiction. 6/10 times clicking on the bikini and getting the backstory is far more engaging than Grey's Anatomy.

 

 

 

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And I'm a longtime sub to Rick Moore. Well was. I'm pretty sure he installed the car stereo in my sleeper Supra. In 1995. He's living the Canadian dream.

He's another Patreon pipe chaser, but I can't exactly blame him for it. 9/10's of his stuff has always been fluff/work, but occasionally he'd put up GREAT stuff.

 

 

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I follow the DrakeParagon as he cruised to the same places that I hope to visit. The teaser of the shows with the drone will provide some very good photography. The dialog is kinda slow but give it a real life atmosphere. It is a good channel.

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In the Heavy Heeling video I appreciate that the woman is intelligent, well-spoken and seems competent and capable. Yes, she's attractive and in a bikini sometimes but she's obviously more than just super cargo and doesn't fill the audio space with banal chatter. Her comments were on point and relevant.

 

I probably won't subscribe, but they seem better than many of the "tits and tropics" videos that have come across this thread.

Oh please. You just admire the fact that she can pole dance on the forestay. Admittedly, that makes up for a lot of abysmal enunciation. As long as they show more of it. ;)

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If I had a $ for every person who has offered an empty promise of a a drink when they eventually don't meet me then I would be sailing a much better boat

 

Well the only BoobTuber crew that made it into your neck of the woods were the Monday Never couple. I didn't see you with a pair of pints for them.

Then again, you've always been an envious socialist asshole, which is why you started this th'd.

 

 

 

bless you for that

 

you are a lovely, lovely person

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In the Heavy Heeling video I appreciate that the woman is intelligent, well-spoken and seems competent and capable. Yes, she's attractive and in a bikini sometimes but she's obviously more than just super cargo and doesn't fill the audio space with banal chatter. Her comments were on point and relevant.

 

I probably won't subscribe, but they seem better than many of the "tits and tropics" videos that have come across this thread.

Oh please. You just admire the fact that she can pole dance on the forestay. Admittedly, that makes up for a lot of abysmal enunciation. As long as they show more of it. ;)

 

 

Did she? I must have missed that, I'll have to have a re-look. :)

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Can anyone reccomend an interesting sailing vlog? I understand where to find tits on the internet so am looking for something that is interesting due to content other than tits. Is this a new and revolutionary idea for a sailing vlog? Content that does not center around tits but around sailing adventure etc? Its an out there idea I know!

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Can anyone reccomend an interesting sailing vlog? I understand where to find tits on the internet so am looking for something that is interesting due to content other than tits. Is this a new and revolutionary idea for a sailing vlog? Content that does not center around tits but around sailing adventure etc? Its an out there idea I know!

 

Here is one that should keep you busy for a while. Some amazing footage...

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/wwwYachtTeleportCom/videos

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Can anyone reccomend an interesting sailing vlog? I understand where to find tits on the internet so am looking for something that is interesting due to content other than tits. Is this a new and revolutionary idea for a sailing vlog? Content that does not center around tits but around sailing adventure etc? Its an out there idea I know!

 

Here is one that should keep you busy for a while. Some amazing footage...

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/wwwYachtTeleportCom/videos

 

 

those two make excellent films

 

a really well shot adventure

 

although I seem to remember they were the couple who shot a bear - no idea why

 

I expect it is a cultural thing a simple minded Englishman would find hard to understand

 

D

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Can anyone reccomend an interesting sailing vlog? I understand where to find tits on the internet so am looking for something that is interesting due to content other than tits. Is this a new and revolutionary idea for a sailing vlog? Content that does not center around tits but around sailing adventure etc? Its an out there idea I know!

 

Here is one that should keep you busy for a while. Some amazing footage...

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/wwwYachtTeleportCom/videos

 

 

those two make excellent films

 

a really well shot adventure

 

although I seem to remember they were the couple who shot a bear - no idea why

 

I expect it is a cultural thing a simple minded Englishman would find hard to understand

 

D

 

 

I don't recall them shooting a bear. I know they had a shotgun on board for defence in case of a close encounter with a bear. Maybe I missed that episode where they used it.

 

Or you're thinking of the Bixler sailing videos in Alaska. He & his girlfriend shot bears for food. I've got no problems at all with that, I don't shoot for sport but I certainly would for food.

 

If you're a vegetarian, I respect your lifestyle choice. If you're a meat eater, you're engaging in killing animals by proxy. That makes any moral criticism of hunters very hypocritical, IMO.

 

But then, I'm an Aussie who grew up shooting animals to eat. Fortunately for the prolific wildlife (3 or 4 rabbits, a dozen wallabies and 6 grey kangaroos last night) living on my property, these days I prefer to eat meat from the local butcher's....

 

FKT

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Can anyone reccomend an interesting sailing vlog? I understand where to find tits on the internet so am looking for something that is interesting due to content other than tits. Is this a new and revolutionary idea for a sailing vlog? Content that does not center around tits but around sailing adventure etc? Its an out there idea I know!

 

Here is one that should keep you busy for a while. Some amazing footage...

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/wwwYachtTeleportCom/videos

 

 

those two make excellent films

 

a really well shot adventure

 

although I seem to remember they were the couple who shot a bear - no idea why

 

I expect it is a cultural thing a simple minded Englishman would find hard to understand

 

D

 

 

I don't recall them shooting a bear. I know they had a shotgun on board for defence in case of a close encounter with a bear. Maybe I missed that episode where they used it.

 

Or you're thinking of the Bixler sailing videos in Alaska. He & his girlfriend shot bears for food. I've got no problems at all with that, I don't shoot for sport but I certainly would for food.

 

If you're a vegetarian, I respect your lifestyle choice. If you're a meat eater, you're engaging in killing animals by proxy. That makes any moral criticism of hunters very hypocritical, IMO.

 

But then, I'm an Aussie who grew up shooting animals to eat. Fortunately for the prolific wildlife (3 or 4 rabbits, a dozen wallabies and 6 grey kangaroos last night) living on my property, these days I prefer to eat meat from the local butcher's....

 

FKT

 

In the UK hunting is associated with privilege, a dozen horsemen hunting 3 kilo cute red foxes with a hundred paid beaters and forty hungry hounds, which on capturing the wild and dangerous fluffball, tear it apart. Sure, in France it is the opposite, hunting is the traditional working man's weekend pastime on foot hunting deer or boar with a rifle. In Canada people seem to enjoy hunting animals that bite back, but then they have always been a bit crazy up there. Elsewhere, I have no idea.

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Perhaps I got the gun wielders mixed up

 

deepest apologies to the teleport people if they did not shoot the bear

 

I shall pass quietly by on the well trodden hypocritical non veggie argument today

 

for that really is a dialogue of the deaf

 

D

 

PS - I have owned horses most of my life and have never understood the attraction of fox hunting either

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Perhaps I got the gun wielders mixed up

 

deepest apologies to the teleport people if they did not shoot the bear

 

I shall pass quietly by on the well trodden hypocritical non veggie argument today

 

for that really is a dialogue of the deaf

 

D

 

PS - I have owned horses most of my life and have never understood the attraction of fox hunting either

 

As a cyclist I've never understood why fox hunters need to have 10 land-rovers following them driving erratically and making u turns all over the place. What's the point of having cars if you have horses?

 

Regarding UK vs France, Is it better to be run down by an aristocratic car or to be shot down by a working man bullet?

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Perhaps I got the gun wielders mixed up

 

deepest apologies to the teleport people if they did not shoot the bear

 

I shall pass quietly by on the well trodden hypocritical non veggie argument today

 

for that really is a dialogue of the deaf

 

D

 

PS - I have owned horses most of my life and have never understood the attraction of fox hunting either

 

As a cyclist I've never understood why fox hunters need to have 10 land-rovers following them driving erratically and making u turns all over the place. What's the point of having cars if you have horses?

 

Regarding UK vs France, Is it better to be run down by an aristocratic car or to be shot down by a working man bullet?

 

either that or be eaten by a bear, hmm tough choice. Def better to get on a boat away from it all.

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Can't a cyclist outrun a bear?

 

Surely that's easier than an ostrich :

 

incredible endurance, by the Ostrich. Couldn't help but feel it deserved to win.

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Can't a cyclist outrun a bear?

 

Surely that's easier than an ostrich :

 

 

 

I have done a lot of filming in bear country

 

I spent a summer filming two working cowboys in Wyoming

 

they were summer pasturing their cattle in the Rockies about fifty miles from yellowstone

 

it was an area where they would dump bears that had had shown too much interest in tourists

 

I was filming from horseback and we all carried bear spray with us at all times - even when using the shitter

 

I was told that if you are on a horse and bear comes after you then you can't use the bear spray for fear of giving your own horse a dose of the spray. Then you have a giddy horse and you still have the bear.

 

You have to point the horse downhill and make it go as fast as you can because a bear can outrun a horse on any sort of gradient.

 

They can make a pretty good job of sprinting over a short distance

 

Galloping a horse down hill is fekkin frightening. If you and the horse do part company at some stage you hope that the bear goes for the horse. If it doesn't then you can use the bear spray

 

Just a story from an old cameraman

 

Incidentally, they gave me three horses to ride. Two were great, one was a slow burning shit of a horse. They left it to me to establish which was which.

 

the Cowboys were both wonderful men

 

The ranch still exists - owned by lawyers now I beleive

 

 

 

D

 

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Cross channel pollination has been a staple since The Green Hornet guest starred on Batman (Kato vs Robin, lulz), it's now reached sailing channels...

 

https://youtu.be/2bUux7YwHB8

Why the fuck would anyone find that interesting?

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Can anyone reccomend an interesting sailing vlog? I understand where to find tits on the internet so am looking for something that is interesting due to content other than tits. Is this a new and revolutionary idea for a sailing vlog? Content that does not center around tits but around sailing adventure etc? Its an out there idea I know!

 

Here is one that should keep you busy for a while. Some amazing footage...

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/wwwYachtTeleportCom/videos

 

 

Thank you for that link. It was actually interesting and not a tit in sight.

 

Woohoo !

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Dylan, so in a short a cyclist without a downhill gradient is potential lunch for a bear!

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Dylan, so in a short a cyclist without a downhill gradient is potential lunch for a bear!

 

I dunno the answer to that

 

whileI was out there the BBc wanted me to interview people who had been attacked by bears for a radio programme

 

One bloke I spoke to had lost half his scalp and had a haircut now made popular by your president elect.

 

Every time after that when I was riding my own horse through an english woodland I thought that the absence of bears in Britain has its upsides

 

D

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Dylan, so in a short a cyclist without a downhill gradient is potential lunch for a bear!

 

I dunno the answer to that

 

whileI was out there the BBc wanted me to interview people who had been attacked by bears for a radio programme

 

One bloke I spoke to had lost half his scalp and had a haircut now made popular by your president elect.

 

Every time after that when I was riding my own horse through an english woodland I thought that the absence of bears in Britain has its upsides

 

D

 

 

Funny, I feel the same about Australia. I lived in Arizona for a while, at least the common bear there was the black bear, not the really big nasty bears they get further north.

 

We only have poisonous snakes in great variety and they tend to leave people alone if you don't tread on them. Humans aren't food to snakes - not our snakes anyway. I had 2 big tiger snakes living outside the north end of my big workshop all one summer - they used to come out from under a couple of pallets & bask in the sun in a lovely coil of black scaly intertwined snakes. I knew they were there so there was no danger of my treading on them. They never reappeared after the following winter but there are plenty of others about the place.

 

FKT

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Can anyone reccomend an interesting sailing vlog? I understand where to find tits on the internet so am looking for something that is interesting due to content other than tits. Is this a new and revolutionary idea for a sailing vlog? Content that does not center around tits but around sailing adventure etc? Its an out there idea I know!

 

Here is one that should keep you busy for a while. Some amazing footage...

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/wwwYachtTeleportCom/videos

 

 

those two make excellent films

 

a really well shot adventure

 

although I seem to remember they were the couple who shot a bear - no idea why

 

I expect it is a cultural thing a simple minded Englishman would find hard to understand

 

D

 

 

I don't recall them shooting a bear. I know they had a shotgun on board for defence in case of a close encounter with a bear. Maybe I missed that episode where they used it.

 

Or you're thinking of the Bixler sailing videos in Alaska. He & his girlfriend shot bears for food. I've got no problems at all with that, I don't shoot for sport but I certainly would for food.

 

If you're a vegetarian, I respect your lifestyle choice. If you're a meat eater, you're engaging in killing animals by proxy. That makes any moral criticism of hunters very hypocritical, IMO.

 

But then, I'm an Aussie who grew up shooting animals to eat. Fortunately for the prolific wildlife (3 or 4 rabbits, a dozen wallabies and 6 grey kangaroos last night) living on my property, these days I prefer to eat meat from the local butcher's....

 

FKT

 

In the UK hunting is associated with privilege, a dozen horsemen hunting 3 kilo cute red foxes with a hundred paid beaters and forty hungry hounds, which on capturing the wild and dangerous fluffball, tear it apart. Sure, in France it is the opposite, hunting is the traditional working man's weekend pastime on foot hunting deer or boar with a rifle. In Canada people seem to enjoy hunting animals that bite back, but then they have always been a bit crazy up there. Elsewhere, I have no idea.

 

 

Two points.

 

First, fox hunting as done in the UK isn't hunting by my definition.

 

Second, there is NOTHING 'cute' about a red fox. They are one of the most destructive small predators in existence. I would shoot one on sight, the same as I would (and do) feral cats. Some fuckwit released at least 4 3/4 grown cats here recently - I'm actively trapping them (live traps for the squeamish) and I'll get all of them sooner or later.

 

Australian small wildlife evolved in the absence of both cats and foxes. I live on an island where there are no foxes and we have a lot more small native animals & birds about the place.

 

It cost the Australian Government a vast amount of money & time to exterminate foxes & rabbits on Macquarie Island, both species introduced by sealers in the 19th Century. Thanks for that, England.

 

FKT

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I am from England - I have never killed a seal.

 

But I will accept your thanks

 

cats are terrible for wildlife

 

As for sheep....

 

at one time Orkney was covered in woodland.

 

Then the sheep arrived

 

Trees and cattle get along fine - sheep scalp everything

 

D

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Cheers on the Teleport recommendation. I saw their blog years ago and donated them a very small amount of money for their effort and had a little bit of email correspondence with them. I'm not sure if they even had a youtube channel then. But I will take a look. Much more interesting than tits in a hot place. Not that I have anything against tits, quite the contrary. My fav car mag had no hot models it. I have other magazines for that :P

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I'm still watching the Teleport vids and love every one. I think it's because they allow the place to be the star of the show rather than themselves. When you are in Alaska that isn't too difficult.

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I watched all of the teleport vids. Pretty cool vlog. Wow their boat was a shit box! But that made it more interesting. Heaps of bears, a few guns. Some shooting but no shot bears.

 

Any other recommendations?

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I enjoyed this one

 

it is a film from a neophyte sailor who joined six other young people on a 14 m boat captained by an eccentric middle aged live-aboard from Germany or Belgium I beleive

 

the format is around minute of film per day of the trip

 

I think that the experience put most of the young people off sailing for life

 

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Eight people on board was kind of OTT. Six would have been plenty. Anyway, it seemed like the voyage was mostly pretty easy sailing.

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This couple is low key and cute, long trip on a small boat. No Patreon account and they don't seem to be looking for funding, good for them.

 

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1u45fCPD4DWFTtVfKpZgvtvhDtBg&ll=41.22276590070733%2C-81.98690054687495&z=6

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eujKDsfOcRE

 

I like that. Good on them, to quote Dylan. She's pretty slim, but I'm still impressed to see anyone use a fishing rod to protect their modesty.

 

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Eight people on board was kind of OTT. Six would have been plenty. Anyway, it seemed like the voyage was mostly pretty easy sailing.

 

 

I assume they were paying guests so he wanted to pack as many in as he could

 

you do not need a crew that big to complete the journey

 

he has done eight crossings - so maybe it is almost a business.

 

D

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Eight people on board was kind of OTT. Six would have been plenty. Anyway, it seemed like the voyage was mostly pretty easy sailing.

 

 

I assume they were paying guests so he wanted to pack as many in as he could

 

you do not need a crew that big to complete the journey

 

he has done eight crossings - so maybe it is almost a business.

 

D

 

 

So they were paying guests ?

 

Makes sense.

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Can anyone reccomend an interesting sailing vlog? I understand where to find tits on the internet so am looking for something that is interesting due to content other than tits. Is this a new and revolutionary idea for a sailing vlog? Content that does not center around tits but around sailing adventure etc? Its an out there idea I know!

 

If you haven't found DrakeParagon yet, he has (an occasionally long winded) channel dedicated to mostly cruising his boat, and the work that goes into it. He does take pains to get the camera work & editting right, he's still posting up vids from 2013 because he won't post a vid until he gets the cuts & soundtrack juuuuuuust right. His series quizzing his rigger for an hour is worth a watch, along with his interviews of other cruisers.

 

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOhEGypVYJG1BUiLkGfIShdmX3KotAB1u

 

Seriously he has hours of content, from interviewing liveaboards to drone footage of sheep herding in the Faeroe islands. My first and still fav sailing vlog channel sub.

 

Perhaps I got the gun wielders mixed up

 

deepest apologies to the teleport people if they did not shoot the bear

 

I shall pass quietly by on the well trodden hypocritical non veggie argument today

 

for that really is a dialogue of the deaf

 

D

 

PS - I have owned horses most of my life and have never understood the attraction of fox hunting either

 

Don't worry Dylan, you and the rest of the YBW lynch mob you were one of the torch bearers for finally drove them to set all the "gun wielders" vids to private. Congrats.

Asshole.

 

For anyone looking for Bixler & Krystin's sailing series, Beaches, Boats & Bears, apparently Dylan & his other mostly English sailing blokes objected to the shooting & eating of black bears. So they harassed a young sailing couple who had the GALL to post on Youtube their various endeavours of harvesting Alaska's wild bounty during the short sailing season.

 

 

Cross channel pollination has been a staple since The Green Hornet guest starred on Batman (Kato vs Robin, lulz), it's now reached sailing channels...

 

Why the fuck would anyone find that interesting?

 

 

I never made it past the thumbnail & merely assumed...

Rick Moore does make decent vids...they're just hidden by the other 90% of vids on his channel.

His Pplau vid with Randy West is the high end of YouTube sailing vids. And equal measure sailing awesomeness & gut wrenching.

 

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Well crap, I tried to find the Beaches, Boats & Bears video but it's gone. Too bad, sounds like something I would have really enjoyed.

 

Dylan, if you did bitch about it shame on you. Just don't click on things you don't like.

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I should like to apologise to anyone who is upset about anything I have ever said anywhere

 

At no time have I ever asked for a video to be taken down - nor left any rude or derogatory comments on youtube if I do not like a video I merely click away rather than entering into some sort of bile-fest

 

As a hack I would never ask for video to be taken down

 

and I admire the people for their honesty in putting it up.

 

I have no idea why it was taken down - I can assure you it was nothing to do with me - you credit me with more influence than I have

 

It is always a shame when people invent a crime to accuse you of and then condemn you for it

 

 

as for being called an arsehole above - I have been called worse

 

Nine years ago I made a video about bull riding

 

 

I have been on the receiving end of some quite rude emails - I stood accused of glorifying cruelty

 

I would also like to apologise for using Avril Lavigne for the music - it was a popular track with bullriders at the time

 

Dylan

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Far too much apologizing going on. HTFU Dylan! Tell 'em all to naff off.

apologising is good

 

but if you think I apologise too much I would like to say that I am sorry about that

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I should like to apologise to anyone who is upset about anything I have ever said anywhere

 

At no time have I ever asked for a video to be taken down - nor left any rude or derogatory comments on youtube if I do not like a video I merely click away rather than entering into some sort of bile-fest

 

As a hack I would never ask for video to be taken down

 

and I admire the people for their honesty in putting it up.

 

I have no idea why it was taken down - I can assure you it was nothing to do with me - you credit me with more influence than I have

 

It is always a shame when people invent a crime to accuse you of and then condemn you for it

 

 

as for being called an arsehole above - I have been called worse

 

Nine years ago I made a video about bull riding

 

 

I have been on the receiving end of some quite rude emails - I stood accused of glorifying cruelty

 

I would also like to apologise for using Avril Lavigne for the music - it was a popular track with bullriders at the time

 

Dylan

 

Dylan, I for one never thought you had anything to do with the beaches, bears etc video going away.

 

IIRC they said that making the videos, responding to comment etc on their blog was taking too much time and starting to destroy the pleasure they got out of sailing & hiking in Alaska, so they killed their blog. I didn't realise they'd also taken down the videos which is a shame.

 

The hunting was a really small part. What was really good was seeing Alaskan scenery I'll probably never see in person.

 

Same reason I think the series you've made is fantastic - well worth it.

 

If you ever think it's worth the trouble, a similar series on touring all the canals in the UK would be something else I'd watch. I know there are some, but not from a waterman's POV.

 

Some of the canal engineering is unbelievably impressive considering the technology available to the builders.

 

FKT

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Good grief Dylan, quit with all the apology bullshit will you. In situations like these just ask yourself " What would Chopper do ?" and act accordingly. Apologist Anarchy is two doors further down the corridor. Look for the guys eating quiche and sipping lattes.

 

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Far too much apologizing going on. HTFU Dylan! Tell 'em all to naff off.

apologising is good

 

but if you think I apologise too much I would like to say that I am sorry about that

 

Agreed with jim here, a simple "fuck off with the gas" is perfectly reasonable and diplomatic in these circumstances.

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Far too much apologizing going on. HTFU Dylan! Tell 'em all to naff off.

apologising is good

 

but if you think I apologise too much I would like to say that I am sorry about that

 

Agreed with jim here, a simple "fuck off with the gas" is perfectly reasonable and diplomatic in these circumstances.

 

 

 

my wife is the daughter of a church of England vicar - she would not approve of such language

 

I think it is good not to be unnecessarily rude

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On the other hand there are times when rudeness becomes necessary.

 

In the real world I am yet to encounter a situtaion where rudeness is of any help at all

 

and on the web it is counterproductive but generallyb consequence free for the person dishing it out - especially when done from behind an avatar

 

 

 

Besides arsholes are pretty useful things

 

you can sit on them, they can be used for voiding unwanted waste, they can be used in adventurous sexual activity and some people can use them for talking out of.

 

It is not a big insult.

 

Being accused of something I did not do is not nice but we now live in world of post truth, fake news and alternative facts.

 

D

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one more new one for the pot

 

slickly produced

 

nice looking couple - statutory bikini click bait for the thumbnails

 

not as pretty as alana

 

the boat does not appear until 9 mins in so the first bit is a lot of packing, fast food and being a tourist

 

 

however, these two know how to talk to a camera, and how to edit films together. The you tube viewing stats will soon show them what the punters do and do not like to see

 

La Vag man is going to do some solo sailing

 

 

that will be an interesting experiment

 

D

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Honestly, I'd rather see a couple that don't look like fashion models.

 

I can't 'click' any of these sailing vids. It's like walking past the romance novels in a book store. Babe or Fabio on the cover, I don't open them to read a few lines.

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Look at this gem.

 

 

Definitely needs to replace his inertial guidance system.

 

He probably shouldn't have eaten that last kilo of hash in one sitting.

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Look at this gem.

 

Definitely needs to replace his inertial guidance system.

 

He probably shouldn't have eaten that last kilo of hash in one sitting.

Excellent! At last, someone who tells it how it is.

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Has anyone seen this gem yet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Uk13hc28Ss

 

"refit" :blink:

runs aground before he leaves :lol:

needs to film 1 chick in a bikini for the thumbnail B)

 

It's a little hard to be too tough on the poor bugger. I remember well the day that I picked up my first big boat with chest puffed out and great feelings of nautical superiority. I reversed out of the broker's slip into the fairway and pffffft. For the benefit of the youngsters hereabouts pfffft is the sound that your keel makes when it hits a mudbank. The boat sat there for an hour until the tide lifted it clear.

 

The moral of the story is firstly that the fairway behind your slip may or may not have the same depth as the slip and secondly that any sailor who says he has not run aground is either a landlubber or a liar.

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Yep. There was a high spot just behind my first "big" boat slip. I got to know it very well. Some of my docking maneuvers probably looked a little needlessly intricate during low-water season.

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Gotta wonder if this crazy bastard actually tried this on Thursday? Any SAR ops ongoing in the Norwegian Sea?

 

 

More here:

 

 

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Perhaps the vast success of the Sailing Channels goes beyond a pair of nice jugs, or snorkeling the coral reefs or dolphins on the bow. It may even have little to do with sailing itself. These people who post videos represent the freedom to take and go, to travel in an exotic and uncommon (and obsolete) form of transportation, to discover the planet. Possibilities that very few people have access to for the most diverse reasons. I am sure they tap into a big audience of non-sailing dreamers that don't have the same privilege.

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Has anyone seen this gem yet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Uk13hc28Ss

 

"refit" :blink:

runs aground before he leaves :lol:

needs to film 1 chick in a bikini for the thumbnail B)

 

Once again, we're posting, he's sailing. Who's doing it right?

 

Could not agree more! I was merely pointing out a few bits I found entertaining!

 

Looks like a really sweet boat! And I saw some kiting gear, so hopefully he keeps the videos coming.

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Has anyone seen this gem yet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Uk13hc28Ss

 

"refit" :blink:

runs aground before he leaves :lol:

needs to film 1 chick in a bikini for the thumbnail B)

 

Once again, we're posting, he's sailing. Who's doing it right?

 

True! Guy is definitely a bit of an air head but hey who am I to talk! :lol:

 

Seems to be having a good time, entertaining enough, some of his "how to" videos might be useful to some and girlfriend is easy on the eyes so good for him.

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