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Search: Posts Made By: drakeParagon
Forum: Cruising Videos 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
DrakeParagon S2E22: City Island to Mount Sinai, NY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwk5SvZr1JQ&index=23&list=PLOhEGypVYJG0ibkD3Cv7phfYiQTttYqqL

A beautiful sunny day through Long Island Sound from City Island to Mount Sinai harbor in NY.
Forum: Cruising Videos 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

I just went out into the cockpit to take a close look at the idea of raising the bimini. I think I prefer the way that we have it now because when I'm standing at the helm I can brace myself on the...
Forum: Cruising Videos 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

We have a Rocna 33, 73lb anchor connected to 300 feet of 3/8" BBB galvanized chain on a our Westsail 42 Paragon. Paragon weighs 38,500lbs on the travel lift.

I think it's great anchor and...
Forum: Cruising Videos 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

I'm afraid it's far from ideal... Our visibility looking forward through the dodger is severely blocked by the RIB dinghy and the rowing dinghy secured on top of it. Someone has to stand up and...
Forum: Cruising Videos 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: Living aboard in Reykjavík, Iceland

Thanks! It really was magical! :) We are really excited to be sailing back to Iceland in the Spring. We are picking up crew in Reykjavík in June and then sailing on to the east coast of Greenland....
Forum: Cruising Videos 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

Hi UnionPacific,

I never made a video specifically about the hard top, but I'd be very happy to answer any questions about it.

I've attached a drawing of my initial design from 2004, although...
Forum: Cruising Videos 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

Just 3 months before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to land on the moon, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston became the first human to sail single-handed non-stop around the globe in his...
Forum: Cruising Videos 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: "Beyond the West Horizon" by the Hiscocks

I remember Eric Forsyth telling me stories about Eric Hiscock continuing to sail even though his eyesight was failing... Eric Forsyth was smiling and snickering when he told me the story of how...
Forum: Cruising Videos 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: "Beyond the West Horizon" by the Hiscocks

I love this other video by TheSailingChannel of Lin and Larry Pardey talking about how Eric and Susan Hiscock made their movie, and what they learned from them about film making.
...
Forum: Cruising Videos 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: "Beyond the West Horizon" by the Hiscocks

"They were the people who popularized that whole concept of cruising. They were the people who did it first."
- Don Wogaman

We got permission from Eric Hiscock's niece, and also the Southern...
Forum: Cruising Videos 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
DrakeParagon S2E21: Anchoring in City Island, NY

Monique's first time anchoring Paragon...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIGP-YH2dzk&index=22&list=PLOhEGypVYJG0ibkD3Cv7phfYiQTttYqqL
Forum: Cruising Videos 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

Hi Minnewaska,

Thank you so much for your feedback. We're working really hard on the editing, and I greatly appreciate hearing what you think of what we've done so far and for any wisdom on how...
Forum: Cruising Videos 01-27-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
S2E20: Anchoring in Manhasset, New York

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CufxQ_2hXwQ&feature=em-subscription-upload

On our way through New York's East River, We pass by the Empire State VI troop ship, SUNY Maritime College, the Stepping...
Forum: Cruising Videos 01-23-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

Cool! That's very much along the lines of what we are hoping to do. Thanks!

Here are some overview clips of the aerial footage we took in Greenland, Iceland, and Faroe on our eastward crossing. ...
Forum: Cruising Videos 01-22-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

HA! I think it may be harder to find the right winds, but I am confident that we can do it. When we explored the south west coast of Greenland, we met a few cruising/expedition sailboats that had...
Forum: Cruising Videos 01-21-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

Hi UnionPacific, We want to push off from the south coast of Ireland in mid April to sail back to the Faroe Islands and then on to Iceland and Greenland. Just have to finish season 2 first...
...
Forum: Cruising Videos 01-21-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

Thanks tripl! We're editing this episode right now. We did film the Stepping Stone Lighthouse but I never thought to research it for the episode. I think the story about the devil throwing rocks...
Forum: Cruising Videos 01-20-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

We thought about buying a pair of digital camera binoculars, but instead whenever we use the binoculars we also try to get some footage of what we're looking at with the camera zoomed way in. Then...
Forum: Cruising Videos 01-20-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

DrakeParagon S2E19: 'Those Aren't School Buses'
We pass by North Island and Rikers Island in the East River in New York and Drake has a flashback...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpO4x8P7vCA
Forum: Cruising Videos 01-20-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

Hi Ron, we're settled down for the winter in a wonderful town on the south coast of Ireland. We are burning peat, wood and coal in our stove for cabin heat and are spending most of our time editing...
Forum: Cruising Videos 01-20-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

Thanks so much for telling us about North Brother Island! We then researched it some more and hilighted North Brother and also Rikers Island in our next episode "Those aren't school busses."
...
Forum: Cruising Videos 01-13-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

DrakeParagon S2E18: Hell's Gate
"It's probably the biggest mistake I've ever made..." - Drake
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zW1O-jnJwU0&list=PLOhEGypVYJG0ibkD3Cv7phfYiQTttYqqL
Forum: Cruising Videos 01-08-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

Thanks Brad, Yes, after 2 wonderful weeks at anchor in New York City, we finally head onwards. Next up we go through Hell's Gate. Going through the East River brought a lot of memories back for me,...
Forum: Cruising Videos 01-06-2015
Replies: 93
Views: 6,599
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: The Voyages of Paragon, Season 2

DrakeParagon S2E17: "Jersey Boys from Dublin" - We raise anchor from the Statue of Liberty, get fuel at Liberty Landing Marina, meet Gavin from Dublin, and head for Long Island Sound via the East...
Forum: Maintenance/How-to Videos 01-04-2015
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By drakeParagon
Re: Replacing shrouds with new wire and by reusing Norseman fittings

I remember Mark recommending in one of the videos that only a certain type of silicone, with a particular smell, or lack of, was appropriate for sealing the Norseman fittings. When we took apart one...
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