Spearfishing a Deserted Island! (Sailing La Vagabonde) - Ep. 12

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  • Publicado el 21 may 2015
  • Adventures of Nevis & Lionfish hunting in Redonda. Islands like Redonda, completely uninhabited and enough fish around to live off the land for a while is our kind of place! Join our sailing adventures as we sail down towards Grenada for the hurricane season!
    We hope you enjoy :)
    Thanks a million to all those subscribers following our voyage, and for supporting us on Patreon! we really need the support to keep the adventure going as funds are indeed running at an all time low at the moment. Please help us keep La Vaga floating in the right direction and we can keep the movies coming! Its really is HUGELY appreciated. We want to share our adventure with you all and we love to be of some 'inspiration'.
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    Song in beginning: I Wonder - Rodriguez
    Free diving song: MS - Alt J
    Thankyou guys so much! Please continue to like and share and all that also.
    Love Elayna & Riley
    Sailing La Vagabonde.

Comentarios • 2 441

  • Tim Dunn
    Tim Dunn Hace 8 meses +71

    Wow, you two look like babies here. Amazing to have watched you both grow, and give a life to two little people yourselves. Cheers!

  • Howard Blasingame
    Howard Blasingame Hace 2 años +34

    When THIS video was first released, I was quite smitten with its natural charm & authenticity. . "I Wondered" how it would hold up after 5 years, & I find Elayna & Riley reruns still fresh & captivating.

  • The Unclotted MedicalCourse
    The Unclotted MedicalCourse Hace un año +24

    It's crazy how you guys have evolved since then! sending you lots of love and support hope you come back soon with new videos ❤️❤️❤️

  • Adrien Lana
    Adrien Lana Hace 3 años +12

    I recently just found you guys on youtube and have decided to rewatch all of your videos in order from the beginning. I instantly fell in love with your lifestyle. In this episode especially I can see such a big switch in the editing and filming style. I love how you guys are able to do such beautiful filming but still keep such a home video-esque vibe. Love your work can't wait to catch up!

  • Travel Nut
    Travel Nut Hace un año +7

    I love watching your old videos, shows how far you have come over the years. Your guys are amazing.

  • Alan Leizerman
    Alan Leizerman Hace 5 años +2

    This looks like such an incredible adventure. Best to you. Thanks for sharing!

  • Mitchell Nabkey
    Mitchell Nabkey Hace 4 años +2

    I've been watching you two for years! Great to re-watch these old videos; your new videos still feel just as fresh, great to see you have not lost your vibe and honesty!
    So grateful for the experiences that you share with us! Much love here!

  • DJ AL BUMS
    DJ AL BUMS Hace 4 años +4

    I lived in St. Thomas many years ago and I thank you for reminding me again how beautiful these islands are and the people! I’m a fan of you’re videos. You both seem like great people!

  • HomerOJSimpson
    HomerOJSimpson Hace 3 meses +4

    7 years later, it’s interesting to see you two without the kids and looking almost like teens.

  • J Thompson
    J Thompson Hace 5 años +1

    This video from 5:30-9:40 is my favorite La Vagabonde filming of all time. Ethereal

  • biscoloco
    biscoloco Hace 2 años +2

    What An amazing journey/life/adventure the 3 of you are on!! Thank you for taking us with you!

  • Clinton Thomas
    Clinton Thomas Hace 5 años +1

    Looks like you two are living the life!!

  • Bryan Fullam
    Bryan Fullam Hace 7 años +13

    Quickly becoming my favorite channel! Watching you guys live my dream keeps me constantly inspired and driven, keep it up, guys!

  • Truth of the ball
    Truth of the ball Hace un año +30

    Six years later, is where we are. Wow, Lennie, and Darwin and so much more, so much growth. You're just awsome, thank you both 😘

  • Ian Will
    Ian Will Hace 2 años +13

    Amazing looking back at these early videos of you guys now you have Lenny onboard.
    He's going to have an amazing view of his parents life onboard Vagabond before he came along.

  • Nico Kojima
    Nico Kojima Hace 10 meses +1

    Amazing editing here, absolutely loved the spearfishing episode

  • Andries Bik
    Andries Bik Hace 5 años +1

    Awesome video again guys!! Still enjoying all off yours vids since I found you 2 on youtube looking for info about sailing around the world. Now more then a year later I am already living on my boat and started sailing around the world currently in Ibiza. All because of how enthousiast I got from looking at your vids and Its the best decision I ever mad. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! Keep up the awesome movies and motivating people :)

  • steveo1kinevo
    steveo1kinevo Hace 7 años +79

    Amazing at how deep you guys can free dive! What is the deepest you have gone? Who is the better diver between you two? Awesome video once again...love the adventure. :)
    - Steve

  • Michael Rollins
    Michael Rollins Hace 3 años +2

    I recently started my trek into videography. Being able to go back and see your work from 4 years ago and compare it to now is great. This was a great episode, but your recent episodes have a lot more story to them. I hope that I can hone my craft as well as you after 4 years.

  • alec hamilton
    alec hamilton Hace 2 años +1

    Absolutely awesome watching you all travelling all around the world

  • Vlogawan Travel
    Vlogawan Travel Hace 3 años +1

    I love traveling but never done sailing yet. You are both amazing! I'll try sailing someday!

  • Jakob Kempe
    Jakob Kempe Hace 4 meses +1

    i love how you sync the spearing of a lion fish with the snare of Ms in the dive scene! @7:18

  • Michael Weott
    Michael Weott Hace 3 años +2

    Thanks for the adventure. I'm a dry land guy from Colorado,USA. Every video of yours is like a new adventure for me.

  • Zz Man
    Zz Man Hace 3 años +2

    Imagine how different this experience would be without the internet and connection to the outside world.

  • Mike Zimmerman
    Mike Zimmerman Hace 2 años +1

    This is great stuff, you two. Keep 'em coming!

  • chris young
    chris young Hace 2 años +3

    WOW amazing to watch this early episode and seeing how far you guys have come since the beginning...
    Very inspirational

  • MrsLiz Science
    MrsLiz Science Hace 3 años +40

    It's June 2019... I'm binging like crazy! In love with the videos! You 2 are fabulous!

  • Davina Gallardo
    Davina Gallardo Hace 3 años +2

    I’m a 52 year old grandma and I’ve never traveled! Love your videos!! Cute couple ❤️ this video is before the baby and he’s sooo cute 👶🏼💕

  • 4Blackdiamond
    4Blackdiamond Hace 3 años +7

    I love the two of you. I vote ESclips sponsors your travels with a new sail boat fully equipped. Planning to donate some funds for the now 3 of you!! Congrats. Nick

  • Aorangi TK
    Aorangi TK Hace 3 años +1

    love your channel, we've been watching yous for a while now. Awesome following your adventures and pregnancy. We're watching from Sydney, Australia!

  • Austin Martel
    Austin Martel Hace 6 años +5

    awesome video, you guys are living the dream, eh? what I would give to experience that for a year. keep the videos coming, and most importantly safe sailing guys!

  • Beazle Teats
    Beazle Teats Hace 2 años +1

    Hey fellow mates from Oz. I've been following your quests for months now...one question...how often do you guys lose winch handles overboard? I can imagine in heavy seas when you have to frantically use the handle and then transfer it to another part of the boat that one could easily drop it. Just curious. Safe sailing lovely people. Give Lenny a hug and kiss from us all back in Oz.

  • charles bromberick
    charles bromberick Hace un año +1

    You guys are living my favorite dream - keep enjoying it!

  • Gutter Travel
    Gutter Travel Hace 5 años +1

    really loved the musical editing on this one. also so pleased that you gave some info about how to prepare the lion fish because the whole time I was thinking "are they edible? and how do I handle em?" glad to not have to launch a separate good investigation

  • Ross Jordan
    Ross Jordan Hace 3 años +1

    Whoever edits these videos and I’m hoping it’s one of yours on that boat, if you finally ever settle on land you have an amazing talent and will be an assist to anyone in the film business!

  • Alexander Vineyard
    Alexander Vineyard Hace 6 años +3

    Just found your channel yesterday. Thank you for taking the time to post these awesome videos. Seriously, they are incredibly inspiring and the beauty you capture helps to keep me going as I save up the money I need for my future off-grid adventure. Much love, happiness and success -Alex

  • Max Dettwiler
    Max Dettwiler Hace 3 años +3

    This is the first of your videos that I saw, after that I went and started watching from the beginning and now I'm here again. You camerawork and editing has developed a lot! I've also decided to get a boat myself and go on a journey like yours.

  • Warren Sage
    Warren Sage Hace un año +1

    I live in Nebraska USA. And am just thrilled every time I get to see a new video. I was a sailor in the US Navy and can relate to some of the adventures that you have been on. I wish the best for you!!!

  • Susanne Michele
    Susanne Michele Hace 2 años +1

    Its pretty cool to go back and watch your beginnings. Thanks as always for great content.

  • Dave
    Dave Hace 3 años +1

    It’s good to go back to the early day to see how far they have come and how much they have grown in those 4 years..

  • Midean Stone
    Midean Stone Hace 6 años +31

    i just came across you guys and i have to say, you are an awesome couple, very inspiring and living the dream, kudos to you both!

  • jaybob44
    jaybob44 Hace 2 años +1

    I have no idea how I found your channel but I decided to give it a try and I am blown away by the stunning underwater video and the technique behind it. This is my third video and I am loving the little stories about where you go. I’m here to stay.

  • Hatem Hassan
    Hatem Hassan Hace 3 años +1

    Very amazing adventure, thank you for sharing with us.

  • Daniel Allard
    Daniel Allard Hace 8 meses +7

    Very new to your channel - came over from Eamon and Bec - and absolutely loving your stuff! Also, LOVE LOVE LOVE that you started this video with one of my all-time favourite Rodriguez tunes! Looking forward to seeing more of your content as you guys live the lifestyle I've always dreamed of!

  • RJP Par3737
    RJP Par3737 Hace 3 años +1

    You 2 are amazing wild what you're doing what a Experience that very few get to go through keep going keep Sending those videos just started watching and love it Life only I could dream of Most importantly love each other help each other grow each other and Have the wildest experience of a lifetime good luck

  • Mirac Ozar
    Mirac Ozar Hace 5 años +2

    You guys are so genuine and natural....I loved it.... God bless you :-) Mirac Ozar from Istanbul

  • JB
    JB Hace 3 años +1

    Your videos are such an inspiration for me, I can't thank you enough. I'm looking for a major change in my life and I am very intrigued with your way of living. Planning on joining the merchant navy here in Canada but I think I'm going to go to school for marine navigation first. How did you guys go about learning navigation?

  • Emmie Hall
    Emmie Hall Hace 3 años +3

    There is a place in the Caribbean that I go to every other year with my family. It’s Hopetown, Abaco, Bahamas and it is amazing. There’s a ton of restaraunts, and beaches. It is not a touristy place like Nassau, Bahamas. It is beautiful and close to a ton of other islands. We usually arrive by plane in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas and then take a ferry boat to Hopetown and Elbow Cay. We always rent a boat to fish and to island hop. It is a great family friendly place that I think you would love!

  • Alfredo Crespo
    Alfredo Crespo Hace 3 años +3

    Mi enhorabuena por los subtítulos en Español. Seguir siempre así tenéis un 8 de calidad👏

  • MyAdventureHat
    MyAdventureHat Hace 5 años +2

    +10 points for straight slaying Lion fish, helps restore the reefs, I totally agree! Great work guys.

  • Junk and Disorderly
    Junk and Disorderly Hace un año +1

    I’ve started from the beginning. I love the early videos. Love you guys. Officially my new “Netflix” binge but a million times better haha

  • Sara Wilde
    Sara Wilde Hace 2 años +22

    Watching this in 2020 and their Australian accents are so much stronger! So fun to see them from so long ago!

  • Ikuto Takeuchi
    Ikuto Takeuchi Hace 2 años +1

    Wow!
    You guys are spending such a great time of life!

  • Lori Humphry
    Lori Humphry Hace 6 meses +1

    Your two have come such a long way. Your content has changed and I just love how you have evolved!!! Beautiful footage regardless though!

  • Alberto Isaza
    Alberto Isaza Hace 3 años +1

    I just wanted to say that I enjoy a lot your adventures and especially all the good vibe you get from what you do. I follow you from when you had the old boat, some years ago now. I would not enjoy sailing, I get seasick so easily, and love your videos, to me it is very strange, but I love it.
    Now, the addition of baby adventures is just amazing...
    Hoping for the best in the future and expecting to follow you for long

  • The Island Life of Us
    The Island Life of Us Hace 9 meses +2

    Just stumbled upon this oldie haha so cool seeing you guys as a young couple before kids living it up on the ocean!!!

  • Karen Miernicki
    Karen Miernicki Hace 2 meses

    I discovered you during (or very close to the beginning of) covid, and going back 7 years is bringing up all sorts of feelings.... so much has changed for the best, some hardships for us land people but we made it, but still it's nice to go back and see how La Vagabonde started off.... All the best to you and your two boys! xox Karen From Montreal, Qc, Canada ;o)

  • lady luck bug
    lady luck bug Hace un año +10

    While you guys are taking a much-deserved break, I've come back to watch some of your old videos.
    Wow how far you have come, the editing, the filming, and the content are night and day.
    It's fun to see you both so very young, not just in age :)
    What I wasn't expecting was to feel sad. This was like watching a memory and it made me feel sad to have not been able to see your latest video this week. It was entertaining to go back and see you as baby ESclipsrs, it really showed me that you are a big part of my regular life.
    You guys are an inspiration, I love you and wish you the best moving forward in this f*#ked up world we are all living through right now. Bless you and may you travel many more seas in this life :)

    • Anne Macleod
      Anne Macleod Hace 9 meses

      I s add thrived a few months back … and watching these two from 6y ago is sweet… that moustache is Riley’s signature. Elayna has a lovely spirit. To think it is pre-two cute sons! They deserve their following… such chill videos. 🐑🐑🇳🇿🇳🇿NZ

  • Steve Merritt
    Steve Merritt Hace 3 años +2

    You guys are amazing! I’m new to your channel but I love every minute of it. So much love and happiness in your videos. The music is amazing also. Thank you guys for making my day a little brighter.

  • Ian Spencer
    Ian Spencer Hace 5 meses +1

    Great video and sound track you two (four) featuring Rodriguez. I wonder how many of your supporters have heard of him? I just discovered him recently from his documentary, he has made some really good undiscovered music. I always feel bad for the fishies when they are being hunted with spear guns, not judging, just saying. If the Lionfish are in invasive then all bets are off. I'm glad that you are feeling better after being poisoned on the last episode. Sorry for the late post, I'm playing catch up after recently discovering your channel. As for the boys and their haircuts, Momma just let it grow...

  • Exposing the Darkness with the Light of Truth

    *We found you two with Steveo's latest vlog bringing you guys your top secret package and found it fun and enjoyable.* *Then we decided to follow you guys on your adventure around and across the world...lucky ducks!! ;-)*

  • Rick Chollett
    Rick Chollett Hace 7 años +6

    Once again, another awesome video! Riley, you are an incredibly lucky man.

  • Bre M
    Bre M Hace 2 años +1

    I can’t believe how long it took me to find you guys! I been binge watching all of you guys videos over the passed week and they are so beautiful, it’s winter over here so Im definitely dreaming over the beautiful beechy weather 😊

  • Ashley French
    Ashley French Hace 4 meses +2

    love your videos keep them coming they are the best and a highlight of my week thank you

  • Knot Vikings
    Knot Vikings Hace 4 años +4

    Whoa, time flies! I remember this one so well. Especially, the lion fish part but also you two sneaking into the resort to upload your video. Haha... hilarious! ;-) //Steffi

  • Heather Miller
    Heather Miller Hace 3 años +2

    My new favorite channel! I found you last night and have been watching as many episodes as I can! You all are amazing!

    • jose antonio lago
      jose antonio lago Hace 3 años

      Same here, the only problem was my wife, she got really upset, because she thought that I was watching some kind of porn LOL.

  • Andrew Mitchell
    Andrew Mitchell Hace un año +12

    Great to “go back” 5yrs. It shows how much the quality of your filming has improved, with new tech, skills etc. But this old content is great. Such a simple life back then. And great for you to have it all captured for Lenny & Finn? one day. ....

  • Corgi Mamma
    Corgi Mamma Hace 5 meses +2

    Fun to see you two at the beginning, sweet🥰

  • Dr Dean Kos
    Dr Dean Kos Hace un año +1

    amazing vlog love ya work keep them coming cheers

  • Murray westenskow
    Murray westenskow Hace 2 años +9

    *It's Sept 2020* - 5 million plus views. Riley and Elana have come a long way - I thing this is the episode where Elana captured everyone's heart.

  • callyakn
    callyakn Hace 3 años +8

    I’m watching from the beginning and each episode I’d love to be able to see how much they’ve grown, like how many views and subscribers did they have back here ?! The patrons obviously did enough for a generator back then!!

  • Murray westenskow
    Murray westenskow Hace 2 años +2

    It's June 2020 - a full 5 years later. Who knew that their best episode would be #12.

  • Phil Razzi
    Phil Razzi Hace 4 años

    I have been watching 2017 and 2018. Decided to check out previous vids. You guys have come a long ways.

  • Nir Gonen
    Nir Gonen Hace 3 años +1

    You guys are blessed so lucky I wish I had yacht I would travel the world

  • Morgan Taylor
    Morgan Taylor Hace 3 años +2

    Hello! I recently discovered your lifestyle and love it!! I was wondering if you guys had a metal detector? That would be cool and fun for your scuba dives!

  • centrode
    centrode Hace 4 años

    What a great shot 7:00! Fast forward 3 years, whoa! so much has happened and you're back at the same ol' hunting ground. So kewl.

  • John Doe
    John Doe Hace 2 años +1

    I really like your channel and I believe that you are living the dream. I have a question about your first boat. What did you think of it was it a good boat? The price seems to be ok.
    How much would someone pay for a catamaran, a few years older than the one you have now.

  • ViaTravelers
    ViaTravelers Hace un año

    What a fascinating trip! Nibepo Aike is remarkably breathtaking and a peaceful place. It makes me want to book a flight to Argentina right now!

  • Brett Hartley
    Brett Hartley Hace 3 años +3

    You both are amazing beautiful and positive people LIVING life!

  • Morgan Möllerström
    Morgan Möllerström Hace 4 años

    Hello R & E!
    i have experienced the same trouble with mdi box failing as you have and when I just now was on my no. 6 box I suspected the panel with four buttons starting/stopping panel to be the caus of the failing boxes. I swapped both box and panel this weekend for a pair of new ones, and voila, no more worries! I suggest you do it too if you havn't already. I enjoy your videos, and I'm glad your OK Riley from your neck issues!

  • Tomas Moschides
    Tomas Moschides Hace 3 años +6

    Hey Guys! We are watching you hit a million subs right now! Congrats, we love you xxx

    • Tomas Moschides
      Tomas Moschides Hace 3 años

      Yay!!!! Well done! We will see you at the next million. 💪

  • Joe Kyser
    Joe Kyser Hace un año +5

    I love how the old videos get recommended. Its so cool to go back and watch them again

  • Doods and Dudes
    Doods and Dudes Hace 2 meses +1

    Love that shot of Riley behind you on the surface. Pretty epic composition early on with the music!

  • Jim Sullivan
    Jim Sullivan Hace un año +4

    These old videos, when the adventure was young, are my favorite.

  • JDeere76
    JDeere76 Hace 5 años

    Hey Riley ......more spearfishing videos ! You guys should do a full episode on just spearfishing ? I'm a bow fisher and I would love to try spearfishing !

  • A Mills
    A Mills Hace 4 años +2

    Absolutely love the use of the hotels free facilities absolute legend ✌️

  • Andrew Greiner
    Andrew Greiner Hace 5 años

    thank you for the how to on lion fish always wanted to fish for them but didn't want to waste the meat keep on living the dream and be safe out there y'all much love andrew

  • Kevin Wells
    Kevin Wells Hace un año

    Great Lion fishing! Did not know that much about them in regards to how they are an infestation of sorts. They still are beautiful. Never seen one on a menu anywhere yet though. Time to wait until another day to continue with E13.

  • David D
    David D Hace 3 años

    LOVE your videos. My wife and I sail now because of your work. Next step - spearfishing. Would you mind recommending a suit for spearfishing in the Med? Is the benefit of closed-cell worth the inconvenience of having to lubricate? Thanks!

  • Marian B.
    Marian B. Hace 2 años +1

    Wow I literally just found their channel and I’m obsessed.

  • KARLY💔Justice For Abby& Libby💔& Summer Wells

    New here to your channel... Congrats on your wee little one... Adorable baby, you guys make a very nice looking couple! Awesome spearing m'lady! Guess it's gonna take me a few too watch all the episodes to get caught up...lol. love the intro song!

  • The Polish Cowboy
    The Polish Cowboy Hace 4 años

    Great video! Because of people like you I started my own channel - thanks for inspiration :D

  • Ricky Rey
    Ricky Rey Hace 4 años

    I just joined your channel. Enjoyed it! Thank you guys.

  • Salt Spring Design
    Salt Spring Design Hace un año

    You two are totally living the dream, cutest boating couple on youtube so far. This is the first of your vids i've seen but i'll try to keep abreast of your activities from here forward. Co-incidentally I was just talking to wildlife management peeps i met in a zodiac about lion fish and green crab and various invasive species in Australia also. I did not know you could actually eat lion fish, I thought they were toxic AF.

  • Travel Tour Taste
    Travel Tour Taste Hace 2 años

    Hey guys hope you're well and your weekend went well. Just thought we would pop over again and see what you have been up lately. Oh wow its so calm out there so unreal. Funky music guys, your really living the life. Stay safe and keep creating my friends, catch up again soon. God bless you both ❤️

  • Zaher Azar
    Zaher Azar Hace 4 años

    thank you for sharing the recipe guys. awesome episode.

  • Kevin Talley
    Kevin Talley Hace 2 años

    Rewatching this in 2020 has the nostalgia for simpler and better times flooding into my head

  • LR doyle
    LR doyle Hace 2 años +1

    ❤️Love u guys God bless the both of you and the the wee lad. Pure of heart.

  • Jessica Doherty
    Jessica Doherty Hace 6 años +10

    Your vlogs are just so relaxing and make me really happy🌻

  • Bridget Zelasko-Lynch
    Bridget Zelasko-Lynch Hace 2 meses

    Riley’s “I’ve beat the system face” is EPIC! ❤️❤️❤️