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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 1,353
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: How far back do you tow dinghy?

having had the grommets pull out I decided to tow it backwards from the transom

good and tight

works a treat

and very handy for when getting from boat to dinghy and shifting outboards around...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-27-2015
Replies: 44
Views: 2,083
Posted By dylanwinter1
re: Cruising may be too safe

sailors make me laugh

whenever a newbie posts asking questions about starting sailing the twassocks come wading in with warnings about how dangerous sailing is and how skillful you have to be to...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-19-2015
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By dylanwinter1
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-06-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: Oh Geess....

He brought a fleet up the Thames and utterly destroyed the English Navy

bloody amazing exploits

and one we have more or less removed from the history England - we p[refer to focus on scraps we...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-29-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 2,920
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: Splash 2015

what is a winterstick?

yours -

Dr Fandango McDuff from the Botolph Claydon Institute for the the spread of marine information and destruction of yacht ignorance.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-25-2015
Replies: 52
Views: 2,920
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: Splash 2015

Katie L launched last Saturday. She had been in the boatyard at the Forth Corinthians Yacht Club at Granton on the Firth of Forth.

We were due to launch the previous saturday but high winds forced...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-03-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,455
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: Hit by Lightning??

dunno if this helps the creative juices at all

but here is a beaut of a storm filmed from the cabin of an 18 footer at anchor in eastern England

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LBMkqyYFVo
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-31-2015
Replies: 16
Views: 1,188
Posted By dylanwinter1
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-18-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: Sail Tweakers Disease

I normally sail alone - or with Jill.

She has mentioned my unseemly tweaking proclivities many times.

But when back to sailing...

when the critique comes from a fellow sailor then it cuts...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-17-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By dylanwinter1
Sail Tweakers Disease

On a recent almost non-stop 500 miles passage with a couple of mates up the North Sea I did a bit of a cockpit chat with Jon and Roger afterwards.

neither of them have raced at all but they are...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-08-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,784
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: My 128th good film - and the future of sailing journalism

V happy to help.

Bung it up at the best quality you can. Youtube is brilliant. It will offer the viewer the best resolution his bandwidth will allow. So if you can do 1080p do that.

NTSC is a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-08-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,784
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: My 128th good film - and the future of sailing journalism

Not at all sad. Of course if you are pinning your hopes on adsense revenue then even my 30 million hits on trucks, starlings and flower pots are only worth $30,000 - and that is spread across seven...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-07-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,784
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: My 128th good film - and the future of sailing journalism

blimey - you are an honorable fellow

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-07-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,784
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: My 128th good film - and the future of sailing journalism

I agree... but as an example of the genre it is marvelous

it takes you along on the story - you are not aware of the artifice that went into telling it.

For a few moments - while sitting at...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-07-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: Winter Sailing onboard a Hanse 575

you chaps make being a delivery crew seem like such a glam occupation. Great boats, great journeys - although I am sure it was just nut crunchingly cold at times
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,784
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: My 128th good film - and the future of sailing journalism

Incidentally

this bloke

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

who does the most honest looking talking to camera I have ever seen on a sailing video

told me his is Kinsale at the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,784
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: My 128th good film - and the future of sailing journalism

You are completely correct

how many of you can resist clicking on this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDErIqY4eSU

you might find some of this rings a bell

Funding matters Keep Turning...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2015
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: Winter Sailing onboard a Hanse 575

man that must have been a cold delivery

immediate thread drift

masking tape

you must be experts at removing it

how without leaving some residue
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-06-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,784
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: My 128th good film - and the future of sailing journalism

I fear the DVD is dead - good riddance

It takes a lot of effort to master, burn, print, put in a box, print a cover, put it into a jiffy bag, post it.....

occasionally I get blokes telling me...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,784
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: My 128th good film - and the future of sailing journalism

they are not best pleased with me it seems

Have a Pop at Mobo speed thread on the PBO forum (http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread.php?423786-Have-a-Pop-at-Mobo-speed-thread-on-the-PBO-forum)
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,784
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: My 128th good film - and the future of sailing journalism

The adsense thing was a good lesson for me - I thought with the million hits a month I was getting from the truck videos that this was a pretty secure income - provided I kept churning out the truck...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,784
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: My 128th good film - and the future of sailing journalism

thanks for the above gents

The tablet will take over - for me that is not a problem because a video is a video.

The other stats on the page show that I get up to ten times as many hits on...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-05-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,784
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: My 128th good film - and the future of sailing journalism

One of the things I do on my website is that I tell people how much things cost (cameras, petrol, insurance, licenses0 and also how much the website is earning.

financial transparency as much as...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-02-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,784
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: My 128th good film - and the future of sailing journalism

I love stills and started with those as a jobbing hack

I was never without a camera

now I always carry my little waterproof camera

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iLBDh_mLnA

it does both...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-01-2015
Replies: 58
Views: 3,784
Posted By dylanwinter1
Re: My 128th good film - and the future of sailing journalism

some fairly subtle phsics going on. You block the hole in the inner pot and it gets very hot - you then get a rising column of warmed air passing betweeen the two and out the hole in the top of the...
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