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    Mirage Sportfishing – California Halibut Fishing 55lb and 36lb  08.17.2011 Channel Islands
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    Mirage Sportfishing – California Halibut Fishing 55lb and 36lb 08.17.2011 Channel Islands

    August 21, 2019


    Did you set the hook this time or just wind it in slo..
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    Clash of Clans – NEW MASSIVE UPDATE SPECULATION AND LEAKS!
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    Clash of Clans – NEW MASSIVE UPDATE SPECULATION AND LEAKS!

    August 21, 2019


    Hey what’s up guys it’s MJ Clashing here and welcome back to another video and today we’re doing clash of clans and it seems that we’re going to be having a massive update this month in clash of clans and I cannot wait for it. There’s been some leaks for this update and I’ve got a couple of images to show you guys and with that being said let’s get right into the video and let’s not waste any time and uh yeah so we’ve got a couple of image for this update and they’re not confirmed but they are pretty good and the art is amazing so let’s just go ahead and take a look at the first image I’m going to put it on the screen right now and here’s the first image so you can see that it’s a little bit different everything is dark and first thing you see in this image is there is no Sun there is a moon in this village which means that there is going to be night mode in clash of clans it’s all dark and you can see that the troops are holding a torch in their hand so what does that mean? Does that mean that clash of clans is going to have night mode people have been asking for night mode since the beginning of the game so it might come to the game you never know so yeah it’s all dark and stuff and you can see this barbarian right here has a jellyfish on its head so what does that mean that mean that jellyfish is going to come to clash of clans? I don’t know it might be just a sea creature or something like that and the third thing you see in this image is at the bottom right hand side of the image and you can see the hog rider and next to the hog rider is a goblin and what is that goblin standing on it looks it looks like a golem to me it has pink eyes and it looks like a golem to me from clash Royale and what does that mean does that mean that the Golem is going to have another level I don’t know but that’s what it means in my opinion so yeah and last thing you can see in this image right here is the ship now the ship has been leaked a couple of times in clash of clans but it’s never come to the game but you can see the ship here is in the sea and everything the troops are in there and they’re approaching a village so what I’m thinking is the ship is going to come to your village and the troops are going to get in the in the boat or the ship and the ship is going to travel across the sea and go to another village that is going to have night mode in it and it looks like they’re approaching the next village here you can see the rocks and the grass and everything and that’s what it is in my opinion so yeah it’s a Chinese image or whatever it’s a Chinese text right here and I’ve got translated that to English so let’s read that the first few lines here in silver are second village night world of extreme speed that’s what the first two lines are and then this second or the third line here which is in blue says unprecedented huge update that’s what it says and this is the first image so I’ve got three more images for you guys so let’s get the second image on the screen right now and here it is so it looks like hog rider and giant are playing clash of clans chess and there’s everything there’s the Town Hall there’s everything in the game but there is a torch next to this giant’s hand there and it’s all dark so what does that mean again night mode or what and at the top of the screen you can actually see a boat next to the giant’s hand as well you can see that there’s a boat over there so again boat, night mode candles, torches everything’s there and yeah that’s the second image so lets scroll up the third image right now and here it is so looks like barbarian is on a seesaw and at the top left corner if you look closely you can see that there’s a ship in the sea now again ship but there is no moon here there’s the Sun there it’s daytime here and yeah but you can see the ship in the top left hand side corner of the screen and again ships might be coming to clash of clans and this is a Chinese text as well here it says balancing update and yeah that’s what it says that’s the third image right there and I’m going to pull up the last which is the fourth image right now here it is there is the Giants and every Pekka barbarians and hog riders and wall breakers everybody but looks like it is night in this village here you can see the moon at the top left corner of the screen and there you can see the sky there are stars in the sky and everything and It’s night time in the village and everybody seems to be having a party in the village so what does that mean night mode coming to clash of clans again? I dont know and let me you know your opinions in the comment section down below I would love to hear what you guys are what you guys’s opinions are on these leaks of the new updates and apparently this update is going to be coming this month which is exciting and I’m really excited for it I left clash of clans a long time ago like three months ago and this update leaks are are like getting me excited and I’m back into the game again let me know in the comments down below if you play clash of clans and I’m really excited for this new update and if these are trolls or fake images then it it’s like weird but here because this this should took this should take like a long time to make these images they took like a very long time and some skill because look at these images aren’t they like crazy the art is fantastic it’s crazy and if they’re fake then that’s just a big troll right there I don’t think they’re fake so let me know in the comments down below what do you guys think of this update I think it’s going to be real and yeah that’s going to wrap it up for today’s video and get ready you guys a lot of clash of clans updates or actually a lot of clash of clans videos are going to be coming to this channel and yeah that’s going to be it for today’s video hopefully you guys enjoyed it like comment subscribe and all that good stuff and I’ll see you guys next time peace out

    2019 Pontoon Boats TAHOE SPORT | Luxury Compact Pontoons
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    2019 Pontoon Boats TAHOE SPORT | Luxury Compact Pontoons

    August 21, 2019


    Tahoe Sport is the easy-to-trailer, overachieving compact pontoon from our Boutique Collection. Perfectly sized for small groups, it can be personalized for speed, cruising, fishing, or all of the above. Sport has the tight handling of a sports car and the plush interior and smooth ride of far more costly competitors. This wildly popular model is perfect for smaller lakes and budgets, all while delivering big water and big budget thrills. And when it comes to style, Sport will rock any sandbar party in the land. So think big by thinking small because you simply will not find a better pontoon for the money. And for more proof, consider these eight outstanding layouts. Cruise features both a port and starboard bow bench, in addition to the aft corner seating area. The aft portion of the pontoon has two sun decks with storage compartments that are used to house the privacy station. Cruise Rear Bench floor plans feature both a port and starboard bow bench, in addition to the aft seating area. The aft portion of the pontoon has a corner seating area and a rear-facing bench. Quad Lounge floor plans contain port and starboard benches in both the bow and aft portion of the boat, in addition to the captain’s chair. There’s also a port side chair. Quad Fish. This dedicated fishing setup includes livewell, rod holders, and four fishing stations for fishing in the bow and aft areas of the boat. A great, roomy, balanced alternative to expensive, tipsy, flat-bottomed fishing boats. Rear Fish combines fishing and cruising by providing two fishing chairs and livewell in the aft area of the pontoon, while the mid area to the bow is dedicated to cruising and lounging. Bow Fish dedicates space to two fishing chairs in the bow area of the pontoon. The aft portion of the pontoon contains a rear corner seating area with livewell and a rear-facing bench. Cruise Bow Fish. Add some fishing to the bow of your cruising pontoon. Cruise Bow Fish has two fishing chairs in the bow area of the pontoon, outside of the front walls. The aft portion of the pontoon contains a rear corner seating area and two sun decks. Fishing Cruise. Do it all in is perfectly balanced fishing and cruising model. Fish from the bow fishing chairs outside the front walls or the two fishing stations, including livewell and rod holders at the rear. Those that aren’t fishing can relax in the fully furnished center of the pontoon. Experience true innovation, performance, and style. Experience Tahoe Sport: The Art of the Pontoon.

    They Broke onto our Sailboat in Montenegro
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    They Broke onto our Sailboat in Montenegro

    August 21, 2019


    Something hanging off the mast too. They undid some lines there. We got back to the boat and somebody have been of the boat and they broke some stuff. After a week in Albania we set sail and
    head north west to Montenegro. We begin to sail with a gentle breeze with the
    wind around ten knots. As we moved along the wind began to weaken. We had two
    options. turn on the engine and motor the rest of
    the way or bring out the spinnaker sail. This is our spinnaker and I’m pretty sure from what I understand it’s like there’s this long
    bag which looks like what we’ve got here and then you raise that and then you pull the bag down and the spinnaker comes out. Like the ring slides up. Oh and this goes up. Okay so that means that this is your tack and this is your clew. What is this pulley for though?
    I’ve never sailed with this spinnaker before I have no idea to put a spinnaker up. We put away the headsail. This is my guess
    of how to do this. We’re gonna raise it up with the halyard then I’ll
    attach the tack to the forward cleat and then we’ll attach this sheet to the clew
    and run that back to a winch, maybe toss it through a block. See if that works. All right, Tara go ahead and pull up the slack. All right, hold that. That doesn’t look right. We might have a twisted spinnaker. All right, off she goes. Let it go, right? Oh, there she goes! Not bad for winging it! I don’t really
    know how you trim a spinnaker so I’m experimenting right now. Front, the front
    of it looks like it luffing so now if we can trim it in, it should stop luffing.
    As soon as that stops luffing that should mean that we’re trim. Keep trimming. I
    also have no idea how long this line is supposed to be attached to the tack.
    All right, let’s go with that for right now. One of the reasons I love
    sailing is that even though this is not perfect rigging and the sail could be
    made more efficient by a salty sailor our shoddy first attempt worked. We gained
    a few knots and made it to our anchor. We played a game of Monopoly and watched
    the storm roll pass us to the north. We headed into town to find a coffee
    shop that would serve as office for the day. And on our return to Arianrhod… Probably was that group of guys. Those guys, yeah. And look at the mast, like that thing hanging off the mast too. They undid some lines there. We got back to the boat and
    somebody had been on the boat and they broke some stuff. They broke our throwable here.
    It’s broken in two spots. That’s really unfortunate because this thing is
    actually really important. Somebody goes overboard you throw it and it shoots out
    of the water like five six feet there’s a flag on the top so that the person in
    the water the man overboard can pull that, release the flag, and then you can
    locate them so that’s broken that’s unfortunate. That snapped and hit Tara in
    the face. They went through the cockpit took out the drill, they didn’t take the
    drill. Left a pair of pants. They left some rolling papers.
    They took, we had two hanging bags that we kept our clothes pins in, all this
    kind of stuff, didn’t steal anything except for those two bags. It’s just
    really infuriating to know that there’s somebody on the boat without permission,
    but we’re gonna go ahead and just leave. We could contact the police, but it seems
    like more trouble than it’s worth. Pretty sure I know who it was. As we were
    leaving there was these like four goons on this like inflatable with a, I don’t
    know like a paddle like a paddleboard boat like a paddle boat with a slide on
    it. These four guys probably in their mid 20’s they just looked like they’re up
    to no good. As we were leaving I actually commented to Tara I was like,
    “that’s kind of weird that there’s just four like mid 20’s guys on like a paddle
    boat out here in the bay.” Once we left and went into town I’m sure that they
    probably came on board and hooliganized it. It’s just so frustrating. There’s
    hooligans everywhere. We made way north. We came across a
    raging fire scorching this hillside and from the relative safety of the water we
    admired the power. And faster than you could say, “hold your
    nose!” we were in Bar, Montenegro. Wind is blowing us onto the dock so in order for
    us to get off the dock we’re going to undo the bow line because it’s gonna be
    pretty much slack we’ll take the stern line run it up towards the midship so
    it’s kind of like a spring line we’ll use this big fender as a roaming
    fender. We’ll bear down go backwards on the stern spring line and then use this
    as a pivot point to pivot out our bow and then we’ll turn around. I learned all that
    from Sailing La Vagabonde put out a video about it. We were in this marina for
    two nights because we had to do some paperwork for, because we just crossed
    the border from Albania into Montenegro basically. Okay. Let’s get this bow line off, it’s slack. Ready, Jackson? Ready, we’re off. Still fending. Good? Yeah. All right. All right, we made it! We topped off on fuel and promptly motored out
    of the bay with sights on the historic Kotor, Montenegro. Subscribe and turn on the notification
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    Pre-Departure Boating Checklist: Before You Go Out on the Water | BoatUS
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    Pre-Departure Boating Checklist: Before You Go Out on the Water | BoatUS

    August 21, 2019


    Now there’s not a lot better in life than
    a day on the water with family and friends out on your boat. So we’ve developed a checklist for you to
    go through before getting underway. Now, there will be a few things you want to
    add for your own particular boat, but this will serve as a good start. The first thing to do before you even leave
    the house is going to be to file a float plan. This tells somebody ashore where you’re going,
    who’s going to be on the boat, and when you expect to be back. Once you get to the boat, check your fuel
    and water levels. Make sure you have enough for the day. Check the weather forecast, and check the
    tides. Who knows if you’re going to want to anchor. Study the charts. Make sure you’re familiar with the area that
    you’re going to be boating in. Life jackets. Make sure you have enough on board and the
    right size for your passengers. Check the regulations to see who is required
    to wear life jackets. Make sure there’s a throwable on board, that
    it’s readily available, and people know how to use it. Check flares and fire extinguishers, and make
    sure they’re up to date. And make sure everybody knows how to use the
    head. You don’t want any problems in that area for
    sure! Make sure that the VHF radio works and that
    somebody besides the skipper knows how to use it. Now open the seacocks that you’ll need, run
    the bilge blower for three to four minutes if you have an inboard or sterndrive gas engine. Check the oil and the cooling water levels. Start the engine and then check the steering
    and engine controls to make sure everything works properly. Disconnect the shorepower, cast off your lines,
    and you’re ready to go. Have a great day!

    How to catch a fish with a soda can without a rod
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    How to catch a fish with a soda can without a rod

    August 21, 2019


    One of the nice things about panfishing is that you don’t have to spend a lot of money. A lot of sporting goods stores have rod and reel combos for as little as
    $20 and there nothing special but they work fine for fishing for panfish. But if you are even more frugal than that
    but you can actually catch a fish without a rod and reel – you can just use a
    long stick or, like I’m going to show this morning, you can even use a pop can. first I need to get the proper amount of
    fishing line. I have some 4 pound test here that I’m going
    to use and I’d like it about 12 feet long so
    what I’m going to do is measure by stretching on my arms one to
    each side, and just get about three times that length that should be about right for what I
    want to do today Now I’m gonna tie the end of the line to the
    tab of the pop can. I’ll probably use an improved clinch knot to do that but it
    doesn’t really matter what knot you use here. OK, now I have it tied on Now I’m going to take the line and put it
    straight back toward the back of the can and I’m gonna hold it there and then use a
    piece of packing tape to make sure it stays there. I’m just gonna wrap the tape around the
    can. Now I’m gonna take the line and wrap it
    around the can and I’m gonna put it all on there except just
    enough on the end to put my tackle on. Alright, I think we’re all set. I have my normal panfish tackle on here
    which includes bobber and then a split shot sinker and a snap swivel and finally a hook with a european night crawler. There’s one there we got a little rock bass not too bad for a pop can rig another rock bass

    Pilot moves onto Sailboat After Stroke and Starts Youtube Channel
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    Pilot moves onto Sailboat After Stroke and Starts Youtube Channel

    August 21, 2019


    I’m currently cleaning my new boat for
    the summer adventures that are coming up and I’m listening to The Alchemist by
    Paulo Coelho on audible who this video is sponsored by. Get a free book and a
    30-day trial by going to audible.com/FLORB I recommend The Alchemist or
    Vagabonding by Rolf Potts to stoke that summertime wanderlust. Now enjoy today’s episode. We’re seeing Sailing Doodles and we’re on a boat! We are. We have two big
    labradoodles and we sail around the world and kind of document our journey as
    we go on YouTube, it’s pretty great. I’ve always wanted to go sailing. It’s
    been my dream to retire early and go sailing. You know it’s one of those things
    in the back of your mind, is it ever gonna happen? And I was a corporate pilot
    had a really good job flying private jets for wealthy families
    and then I woke up one morning with about the worst headache you can have and it was because I was having a stroke and when that happens the FA tends to not
    let you fly anymore so I did lose my medical. I could probably reapply for it
    now, it’s been long enough, but frankly I’m having too much fun doing this. I
    literally sold everything I owned. I think our first video was like me
    sitting in my apartment with like one chair and my bicycle and and then that’s
    it. Sold everything, bought a boat, here we are. I fell in love with sailing about
    eight years ago jumped on a boat for just a 12 day sail from one island
    to the next and I was like, “if I could do this all the time.” Bobbie and I met in
    the Caribbean. I was a traveling nurse and he convinced me to pretty much just
    keep putting it off, you can always take a travel assignment…she was originally just coming
    for a couple months and now she’s like “I’ll stay on longer”, so here she
    is. Yeah. I’m glad to have her. Welcome to the White Squall. She’s a 1996
    Beneteau Oceanis 50. We’ve been on her now for about three
    months. She sat on a mooring for a long time kind of rotting away. Just in the
    last year was refitted. This is actually our dinghy. It’s kind of like when you’re out
    cruising that’s your car. You really need to have a good dinghy and a good motor
    to go with it. It does pretty well. We do wish we had a slightly bigger motor on
    it. This is the head sail also known as a Genoa. Of course we have our anchor
    here and winch is called a windlass. Basically it’s a got an electric motor
    that will bring up and down the anchor. We have 250 feet of three-eighths inch chain that weighs like eight pounds a foot so
    imagine trying to haul in 200 feet of that. That would be mind-numbingly awful,
    but moving back we have a big storage hold right here. This used to be or it
    could be the Charter captain’s crew quarters. I wouldn’t want to sleep in
    there. It’s really small. It’s like one bunk, actually there’s two, but we use it
    for storage. We have bicycles down there. We store our extra sails and extra
    provisions and stuff that we don’t need on a regular basis. We also store our
    fenders and dock lines and everything here. Moving back we kind of keep some of
    our toys here. We have some you know a couple inflatable paddle boards that are
    halfway decent and this thing gets a lot of use…this is our beanbag and that’s
    our favorite place to kind of hang out when we’re sailing. Just lay there and
    relax, enjoy the view. Of course our mast and all our
    rigging here. This is pretty much where you control most of the mainsail. This is
    the mainsail. We actually have a new one ordered it should be here in the next
    couple weeks before we cross the Pacific. A lot of newer boats will have all the
    lines run back to the cockpit. This one being an older boat, it’s over 20 years
    old, it’s just not set up that way. It’s not that it’s a bad thing it’s just a
    different style of doing things. We have two extra fuel cans. The boat actually
    carries 130 gallons of diesel but we just have an extra 20 gallons on deck
    just in case we need it because we’re going to cross the Pacific here in a
    couple weeks and it’s three weeks at sea without seeing land and you never know
    when you might need extra fuel so extra fuel. Better be safe than sorry, you know?
    It’s hard to store stuff on this boat. We just sailed today
    so normally this wouldn’t live here. When we’re at a marina it’s iffy down in that
    forward hold. This is our fish net. We actually caught a fish on the way. We
    were sailing just a couple days ago. This is the cockpit. It’s got a bimini top and
    a dodger and man we’re glad we have it like this. So these will actually roll
    down and we have more of these just plastic inserts that go all the way
    around so this cockpit can be fully enclosed so in inclement weather, you
    know rain. We sailed down from Canada in November and December so it’s really
    cold you know. And this is our dinghy motor here. It’s a 10 horsepower and like
    I said you know a dinghy is your car. Just to be honest I wish this was a 15
    horsepower because with two people on and that dinghy will get up and move, no problem. I’ll
    probably put four people in it. Of course we have the
    rod holders on each side. We put two lines out a lot of time when we’re
    fishing and the captain’s chair right here. This is the main home station.
    You’ll notice it has dual helms. It’s got one over here and one over there and the
    reason for that is the older boats had just one center wheel. It’s a great big
    wheel but how do you get past it walking through so now they put two wheels.
    They’re smaller you can sit on either side and control it and you can still
    walk through and get a lot of space. A new addition is our freezer. That’s
    a problem on a boat is having you know you don’t want to eat canned food all the time so it’s
    nice to be able to keep some chicken and some steaks and stuff
    like that and the fish that you catch frozen. This is our swim platform back
    here, makes it really easy for getting off and on the boat. If we’re in the
    water out swimming or something we can put this ladder down and this is
    actually where we can keep the dinghy. These are called davits and you’ll
    be able to raise the dinghy up and park it right here but we’re in a marina,
    that’d be in the way so we pulled it up there. So this is our main navigation
    station. It’s a Simrad Evo 3 and it’ll do everything. It’s got our charts here so
    we got our own position, all the other boats here. We can also check out the
    sonar and wind and everything with that so and it does
    radar too. We have the radar up there as well, but this is kind of where we hang
    out. This is the cockpit area. These tables fold up on each side. We play a
    lot of games and cards and dominoes and all that stuff while we’re under way and keeps us entertained. Of course over here we have
    our grill so we do a lot of cooking out there. It’s kind of hard to do that when
    we’re under way, but when we’re at anchor somewhere it does work quite well. Up here
    we have some more sail controls. This controls, let’s the forward sail in
    and out. These control the main sheets. There’s a few other various functions
    here. If you’re familiar with sailing you kind of know what most of this stuff
    does but it’s really comfortable. It’s definitely a step up from the boat I was
    on. There’s storage pretty much everywhere on a boat you can think of
    and you know you even think this is just empty but it’s actually, it’s called the
    lazarette, we have our scuba tanks stored in here. We have three on this side. We
    have three on the other side. We actually have two more that we’re trying to find
    a place for. We also store a lot of things like extra lines and lifejackets
    are on that side and all of our electrical components like shore power
    lines stuff are over here. Alright, welcome to the salon.
    This is inside White Squall. So underneath the stairs here is where
    our engine hides. It’s the Perkins 90 horsepower. It’s
    diesel. There it is. This is how we motor around when we’re not sailing. Over here
    what hides in here are the valves for all of our water tanks. We have four
    water tanks so approximately 240 gallons of water on board which you’ll see
    we have running water and you try to be very aware of how much you’re using for
    showers, washing dishes, the whole shebang because we all share. And over here we
    have lots of cabinets which is you know I felt like it was a lot of storage but
    you’re always running out of storage on a boat. So right here is kind of our
    linen closet so you’ve got all your kitchen linens and you got your bathroom
    linens and all your beach towels. Over here we hide the microwave because we
    don’t use it. It requires shore power and usually we’re not plugged in and then
    here we have all of our dishes. That’s it. This all the dishes you’re gonna get and
    underneath here is all pots and pans. We do a lot of cooking and right here
    is our gimbal stove. All ours spices and then we
    have an ice maker. We’re very happy when we got this and we have a whole bunch of
    hot sauces and in here is basically our pantry so this is stuff that we use on a
    day-to-day basis and then underneath everything actually I could really show
    you but underneath everything here is basically all of our drinking water,
    extra propane for our grill upstairs. We have so much canned food for the crossing. More and more. Here there’s actually
    tons and tons. It’s like a little treasure chest of groceries. I mean it’s
    just super packed so we have a nonstick on all of our tables
    because when you’re out to sea your plates would fly around and here is
    actually, I know, we have tons of games. This is our pastime so we’ll play them
    down here. We’ll play that upstairs in the cockpit. We have two front cabins so
    we’ve got our port front cabin that we kind of use as storage. They both have
    bathrooms and then we have our starboard front cabin so these are both electric
    heads with freshwater so that’s another thing we need to think about with our
    water tanks you know those are using our freshwater as well as the back two cabins.
    The aft cabins are pump. They’re pretty spacious, the beds are
    bigger in here so a lot of people like them and they’re supposed to be more
    stable compared to the front cabins but if you come in here, you can check out
    the bathroom. These bathrooms actually, you physically have
    to pump them just kind of like an RV I guess and these are saltwater, so you
    don’t, you can use them as much as you want I guess and then they all have
    lovers so when we’re in the marina everything’s shut off so
    we hold everything in our tanks. And then in the ocean we open them up and everything goes out. So this area right here is Bobby’s Station.
    I know some stuff about this. I know I turn these off and that button when
    we’re starting the motor and for the most part this is pretty well labeled
    but we got our printer here, we’ve got camera gear in here, more camera gear, all of our chargers. When I pick up like some of these floor pieces and
    parts of the bed and I find a new storage area
    I get really stoked because you always feel like you max out space and then
    you find…like so that happened to me, I found two extra places and I was like, “you’re never gonna believe it, I found more storage” and he went out and bought 8 scuba tanks
    so BAM it was gone just like. This is the front cabin you saw one of the back
    cabins so the beds a little bit narrower. I like these room a little bit better
    because if there’s two people they both can have a drawer for their things and
    there is a closet. One thing about these bathrooms is all of them but this one
    you have to take a shower with one hand and hold the ship or the nozzle so you
    know you that’s kind of an art in itself and you’re moving.
    Here’s our bed. The mattresses are pretty thin. They’re actually really
    comfy still so this one I’ve labeled scuba gear is a fairly big area and then
    over here what I’ve got here so this one’s empty. We have guests that come
    and go a lot so the idea with this empty areas is where their luggage can go
    because you can’t really strap their luggage outside the boat cause it’ll get all
    salty and wet. It’s not a good place for it. This right here
    is our army medical pack. Speaking of safety, we have fire extinguishers
    everywhere. There’s some outside. There’s one right here on the steps. There’s some in
    the kitchen and then we have this beacon it’s electronic. I don’t know everything
    about it but if there’s an emergency then we turn this puppy on so people can
    find it and then we also have this. This is another way that we can get found. I
    don’t know exactly what this is called but it turns on, this is from bobbies
    last boat and then we can all wear one of these so each one on our life vest so
    individually we can be found and then we have flare guns and all kinds of good
    stuff so if there’s an emergency we take this and there’s a life raft right above
    and of course we’d already be wearing our life jackets. I mean if you’re gonna
    make that move start paying off your debt you know once that’s done get ready to
    sell your assets and go. For me I had to graduate college and then once that
    happened I had to be a nurse for a year and then a nurse for a year in a
    hospital and then set up my specialty and then be a traveling nurse so I to jump through all these hoops before I could do a three-month
    assignment and then take off for as long as I wanted, which I knew I was gonna
    sail, and then when I ran out of money I was gonna go back and do another
    three month assignment wherever I choose so it took me a few years to
    finally be in that position where I could do something like this. Set a date
    and make it happen because you will never be ready. There will always be an
    excuse. It could be work. It could be personal. It could be finances. You’ll
    come up with an excuse not to go. You’ll come up with an excuse not to do it so
    just set a date and say I’m gonna do this on this date and make it and make
    it happen. I mean just say that’s it. I’m gonna do this. That’s the only way
    you’ll ever do it. Thanks for watching this week’s episode. If you enjoyed it be
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    with just over a thousand dollars to my name in a backpack full of camera gear
    how did I go from living out of a -backpack to owning a boat that’s a good
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    those “life is really hard” months yes, I’m familiar with those I’ve had those
    myself moving forward I felt as if I only had two options the first option
    was to continue down the road that I had digressed into I tried to look at the
    long-term consequences and see where the path would lead what did you see at the
    end of it it seemed that it went down a dark road of depression and inevitably
    ended in suicide did you have any other options? the other option was to stop
    bitching and moaning get outside and do new things for me it’s a tough love
    honesty and courage to get myself out of a depressive state but by far the most
    important thing was to actually be doing things but everybody is different if you
    feel like you need help definitely talk to somebody and find a goal to strive
    towards but what worked for me was the call to adventure I travel had two plane
    ticket to South America using credit card rewards I embraced the Vagabond in
    Paraguay Argentina Chile again in Argentina back over to Chile in the
    north to Peru shooting photos of hostels along the way couchsurfing in the
    occasional roadside campsite were the methods that I use to keep my cost down
    the whole time creating videos and walking into debt, credit card debt I got which is actually a place that I lived
    previously for about three months I bought a ticket in left South America
    from Lima Peru to New York City I got to the city and I paid for a shared room in
    a three-bedroom apartment in bed-stuy Brooklyn yeah I’m living with quite a
    few people and one of them almost got like sexually assaulted this morning
    while there were still other of us in the apartment we had the other stop did
    for $750 on credit I then realized that the opportunity it disappeared I was low I am negative money’s no direction but I
    had a strong will the sacred stubbornness the American spirit and the
    refusal to give up AMBITION I went to Massachusetts and I worked on a fishing
    boat squid fishing in one week I made $1,800 I borrowed some money from my
    mother and then I purchased for $2,000 my van Glady I then converted said van for 3,000
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    of 2017 I posted this video which made January 2017 the first month
    in my life that I had made more on my own than I had spent I was officially a
    working artist with less than one day sailing experience I decided that in the
    summer of 2018 I was gonna sail the Mediterranean so I took to Reddit to ask
    for any help that I could possibly get towards realizing this vision because I
    had zero idea what to do I received some helpful links, a
    realistic cynical comment, and some dude that was trying to sell me his boat from
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    down to Mexico and I got scuba certified and I gained probably about six hours of
    sailing experience. Still confused as to how I was gonna be able to afford a
    sailboat in the Mediterranean. I just booked a four hundred square foot suite
    on a 14-day transatlantic cruise from Miami Florida to Barcelona Spain. That ship was leaving on April 22nd whether I was on it or not. Quick aside about transatlantic cruise ships, also known as repositioning cruises, is, counter to popular belief, they are actually like a super
    affordable option to get yourself across the planet especially whenever you
    consider the amount of days that is included as far as goes as lodging and
    food. Anyway, I created a crew call. I’m looking for two team members to come aboard the ship. I flew down to Florida and I took a five day sailing course with Reef Runner Sailing. Tara and Jackson were chosen and they
    met me down in Miami Florida on just about three weeks notice without a boat secured we boarded the ship that was going to take us across the Atlantic
    Ocean to Barcelona over the next 14 days. We bonded rapidly as we took
    advantage of our days on the water and actually about a week before we arrived
    in Barcelona we secured a boat and we actually secured the boat from the
    Reddit post that I posted back in February for $10,000 which is a third of
    the original proposed price. On arrival in Barcelona on May 6 2018 we
    disembarked the cruise ship and we boarded our new home, this sailing vessel. We paid Andre, sorted some paperwork, we sailed, repaired the boat, and renamed the boat. And then, voila.
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