Sailing Around the World (Sailing La Vagabonde) - Ep. 1 Intro & Sailing Turkey

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  • Publicado el 23 nov 2014
  • Having zero knowledge or experience with sailing, or even how to furl in the head sail, we bought a yacht in Italy.. we plan to circumnavigate the globe eventually, or just get the boat back to Australia. Documenting the voyage as we go. Turns out sailing isn't always as relaxing or easy as it looks and we are forever learning new things (seems to be not always the easy way).. Enjoy the video & subscribe to follow the voyage!
    Ps. If you are following our adventure, like what we are doing, and would like to help us get La Vaga around the world please support us on Patreon! Every cent counts and is HUGELY appreciated. It is YOU who make these videos possible.
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    Please like and share and all that too. You guys are legends!
    Love Elayna & Riley
    Sailing La Vagabonde.

Comentarios • 1 934

  • Sean McPrawn
    Sean McPrawn Hace 7 años +1186

    Wouldn't it be great if all the morons on here too lazy to find out how Riley paid for the boat but still full enough of spite and bullshit to make claims about him having it bought for him by his parents etc actually took the time to become less ill-informed. Dipshits.

    • MizzAugust
      MizzAugust Hace 3 meses

      wow

    • TYLER O
      TYLER O Hace un año +1

      I figured he saved up. Didnt he work on the rigs? That pays well enough to buy a boat.

    • Flo_86
      Flo_86 Hace un año

      Started in 2020, during first lockdown 😁

    • Gary Mingy
      Gary Mingy Hace 2 años

      When it's dark cold windy an varaible ...they don't tend to film much , it moistly can't be done , can't be done safely , and sometimes is a brisk joy. The Pacific is kewl on a calm day.the best. Crossing it ,is a gaint leap.

    • Like a complete unknown / Like a rolling stone
      Like a complete unknown / Like a rolling stone Hace 2 años

      And where do I get this information ?

  • thru Schizoaffective Eyes
    thru Schizoaffective Eyes Hace un año +628

    Anyone else got hooked somehow a while back and now in 2021, going back to see how it all began?

    • Dan H
      Dan H Hace 25 días +1

      I've been watching them for about 6 years but decided to come back and watch an old video. It's cool to look back at their old videos seeing how far they've come.

    • ElleFerg.
      ElleFerg. Hace un mes +1

      2 days ago 😄

    • Elize Van eeden
      Elize Van eeden Hace 2 meses

      Jip,started following a year ago,waiting patiently for their trimaran,started watching from the first episode.

    • JtiZzle McAwesomePants
      JtiZzle McAwesomePants Hace 2 meses

      2022 actually

    • High on Success After Addiciton
      High on Success After Addiciton Hace 3 meses +2

      Yes but it's 2022 lol

  • Val 7
    Val 7 Hace 3 meses +64

    I'm here from Kara and Nate and I absolutely love you guys!! So I'm starting from this episode!!💙

  • Andrew Misiura
    Andrew Misiura Hace 6 años +891

    Anyone else about to do a La Vagabonde binge marathon?

  • Luke LeMieux
    Luke LeMieux Hace 6 años +491

    I'm 77 years old and I think you kids are just beautiful people. Thank you for sharing your adventures!

    • Will
      Will Hace 2 años +2

      Beast 😂😂

    • ShotDriven
      ShotDriven Hace 2 años +5

      Happy 80

    • Kevin Grimbeek
      Kevin Grimbeek Hace 3 años +5

      @Alex Forster Alex, you're never too old . . . , do dream!😝

    • Alex Forster
      Alex Forster Hace 3 años +6

      Retirement dream am I right guys

    • Kevin Grimbeek
      Kevin Grimbeek Hace 3 años +22

      I too am getting on!!! That said, my late father ( would've been 104 now) was shot down in his plane and crash landed on the beach in Bari, South Italy and survived - I am proof of that! 😜
      Back to LaVagabond, I am also hooked on you two lovely people. I saw your baby video as well and am so touched by the lifestyle you guys display, much the same as I was 68 years ago and so, as the old cliché goes, "You Guys Rock".😎

  • olivia Weekes
    olivia Weekes Hace 3 años +1775

    Who’s in 2019 & starting the binge watching marathon! :)

  • Jed Honrado
    Jed Honrado Hace 2 años +141

    Who's here from 2020 and amazed at how far they've come? Woot! Happy New Year, Riley, Elayna, and Lenny!

    • ZeboStoneleigh
      ZeboStoneleigh Hace 5 meses

      Me - in 2022. I'm currently watching their 2020 vids. I'm trying to get caught up, but I'm still behind. But, I decided to do a little flashback watching and this first video is amazing!

    • Liga Skirbauska
      Liga Skirbauska Hace 2 años +2

      Jed Honrado same....

    • Jed Honrado
      Jed Honrado Hace 2 años +2

      @Liga Skirbauska I'd rather be sailing!

    • Liga Skirbauska
      Liga Skirbauska Hace 2 años +2

      Soooo how happy this New 2020 has been for you?

    • mit notnats
      mit notnats Hace 2 años +1

      yes

  • 5dd
    5dd Hace 5 años +28

    I have news for you, Riley: the "pride and joy" of your boat is not the solar panels. It's Elayna.

  • Ettore Zuccarino
    Ettore Zuccarino Hace 6 años +232

    dear Elayne and Riley, little by little I have been captured by the simple openness with which you come across. I admire your well matched beautiful youth and love the sunsets that now and then pop up. When young (I am now a young 87), I was a sea captain and made my career on the Italian Line passengers liners totaling well over 1 million miles in the open oceans. I mention this so that you believe me when I tell you have been truly two crazy kids with couple skilled helpers from up there who must love you beyond understanding. Yet, all this said, you really must be two very, very smart kids and have learned the ropes in a hurry. I have seen how you displayed a spinnaker, how you keep the sail set for best slot ( I assume you know what I am talking about) and I would have sworn you were old hats.... You fooled me.
    Yet, PLEASE, beware! the sea is not kind to fools and soon or later it will bite you in the butt! I pray you will be prepared. I love your videos !!! One day I plan to lock myself in the office and watch your entire voyage. In the meantime may you have fair winds with God's blessings. Eyes open. No fear. BE safe! Peace, Ettore
    PS. Heavens, kids, had been many time in Freemantle and Perth but do not recall the heavy accent Riley has. We should all speak Esperanto!

    • Barfing Coyote
      Barfing Coyote Hace 4 años +9

      I myself found their vids but a few days ago and have watched in a hopscotch way . I finally watched numer uno . I am absolutely gobsmacked finding out neither had any previous nautical skills . Truly amazing, but quite obvious they are two high IQd individuals. Both mentally and physically. Good day to you sir . I enjoyed your comment .

  • J. P.
    J. P. Hace un año +7

    I've been a long time watcher but I'm starting from the beginning again. It's amazing to see how you've grown!! Good for you guys! Xoxo 💙💙👍👍

  • mycatsbooklife
    mycatsbooklife Hace 3 años +190

    So it’s 4 years later and 2 am, but that won’t stop me from binging every single episode

  • O
    O Hace 5 años +42

    The thing that overwhelms me is that you bought the boat with absolutely no sailing knowledge at all. You had a goal and you just went for it. Amazing.

    • Pete M
      Pete M Hace 2 años +7

      Quite lucky they're alive actually

  • Noone AnybodyKnows
    Noone AnybodyKnows Hace un año +20

    I came back to watch again. Elayna and Riley, you are right; it is cringe-worthy. It is also endearing. 💙

  • Holly Curtis
    Holly Curtis Hace 2 años +9

    I love how you have over 1 mil subscribers, but you still manage to keep your channel real and you do it for joy. That’s one thing I love about you guys♥

  • Aaron Feldman
    Aaron Feldman Hace 4 años +2

    I rewatched episode 1 in honor of your anniversary. Congratulations on how far you've come and all that you've achieved, and may you have many happy and exciting, but safe, adventures ahead of you in the years to come.

  • jasmine
    jasmine Hace un año +4

    I remember watching this for the first time in 2016, 6 months pregnant with twins and having a raging flu and you guys brought me so much joy! Rewatching in 2021 and enjoying them just as much! Lots of love from Canada!

  • TheDancingDutchman
    TheDancingDutchman Hace 2 años +8

    They look so young! Amazing how just 5 years of life experiences change a person. Elayna's photography and editing has improved fabulously over these five years...you can see the difference in this Post from five years ago.

  • Claude C
    Claude C Hace 6 años +1

    It's amazing how good this video is considering it's their first. I tell everyone I meet to check out this Episode #1 and I know they will be immediately hooked.

  • Alison Hampshire
    Alison Hampshire Hace 8 meses +4

    Well done for taking a leap of faith, I have just watched you on Eamon and Bec's channel you are certainly extremely accomplished sailors in 2021 Well done guys I'm going to subscribe

  • Lee Cobb
    Lee Cobb Hace 6 años +1

    I've followed you since September 2015. Loved every episode. Seen how you guys have grown, your following and your online savvy. Every episode is a smile on my face. Thank you.

  • Tae Lew
    Tae Lew Hace 3 años +12

    Riley’s eyes blend in with the ocean. It’s as if he was destined to do this! 👌🏾

  • Our Next Chapter
    Our Next Chapter Hace 6 años

    What an inspiration you both are, we hope to be joining you on the waves in the near future! X

  • lebarosky
    lebarosky Hace 6 años +3

    Folks, Riley doesn't make the same mistake twice and he learns fast. From such beginnings he is now a true yachtsman.

  • Breathe Repeat
    Breathe Repeat Hace 2 años +6

    I'm starting at Ep 1... We just returned from visiting my partner's family who live on their boat in southern France - we sailed a bit out of port to the islands of St Honorat and St. Marguerite on the Riviera - it was AMAZING.... I'm fascinated by the lifestyle. Thought I would check out some sailing life videos, to see if this is a dream I can realize. Never mind my fear of the sea and sea life - I'm determined to overcome it, so I'm watching.... then I hear you say you purchased your boat in Bari! CIAO! (My partner is from Bari - you should've seen his smile when he heard that.) Thank you for sharing your lifestyle. Looking forward to catching up with your present videos. Much love from Italy!!!!!

  • moz
    moz Hace 4 años +1

    my my - how far you've both come in 3 years - truly astonishing and so very pleased for you both - it has been a great ride along and long may it continue

  • Mike Apilado
    Mike Apilado Hace 3 años +15

    Wow, you two have come a long way. I feel like I've watched you grow up and become professionals. :) Safe travels.

  • Ella
    Ella Hace 3 años +42

    This is actually making me chuckle (especially the music) 😂 So wildly different compared to the high quality content you have now!

    • Voilier Lusca
      Voilier Lusca Hace 2 años

      Ela they became more and more better but still love the old video !!

  • Moritz Abbassi
    Moritz Abbassi Hace un año +1

    Wow you two are such infectious personalities, much love for this just what I needed to inspire me for 2021!!!

  • Malcolm Pemberton
    Malcolm Pemberton Hace un año

    So glad I found S1 - E1! The beginning of the story, great camera and video-editing skills already, beautiful scenery and lots of good humour. I've watched loads of your later videos, but nice to find the beginning :-)

  • Ci
    Ci Hace 3 años +10

    I came back to the first video after watching your "how we met" video and I just want to say you two have built such a beautiful life and it warms my heart so much because you seem to be truly soulmates.

  • FanksCast
    FanksCast Hace 7 meses

    This is so wholesome. Seeing you guys actually made my day slightly better and I feel motivated to live life ❤️

  • Caitlin Marsh
    Caitlin Marsh Hace 3 años +4

    Just found you guys and have decided to see where your journey began ❤

  • Carly Ward
    Carly Ward Hace 3 años

    Like so many others, I have just discovered your channel. I am starting from episode 1 and I cannot wait to learn about your journey! This is my DREAM! So, I'm hoping to learn some good stuff from you guys! Thanks for great videos :)

  • rTrax
    rTrax Hace 2 años

    So this is where it all began, awesome! Great seeing you guys grow to what you are! My wife and I just started into full time "YouTubing" and have been following you for a long time now. You guys were a huge inspiration behind leaving my day job to go full time towards our channel. We landed some sponsors and pushing full steam ahead. My wife and I always said we're going to retire onto a sailboat😜 Thank you for your inspiration to chase our dream 👍👊

  • Krystal Johnson
    Krystal Johnson Hace un año +1

    Fell in love with your videos last year and love seeing where you began! Happy and safe travels to your family!

  • Jan Harris
    Jan Harris Hace un año

    There are some rough patches with the audio, but for a "Sailing - Episode 1" much of this video is inspired! Great job!

  • So Long Girl
    So Long Girl Hace 2 años

    Watched the latest episode and right after this one. You guys have come a long way. LOVE THIS CHANNEL!

  • AUS BOAT FUN
    AUS BOAT FUN Hace 5 años

    Keep up the good work guys! Awesome videos and enjoyable to watch! Stay safe.

  • ZeboStoneleigh
    ZeboStoneleigh Hace 5 meses

    Wow... I quite enjoyed re-watching this after so many years on the Outremer. I'm actually still not completely caught up - but your vids from 2020 (where I am currently) are so delightful and professional and the three of you (adding lenny to the mix) are so skilled, competent, and experienced. What an amazing archive of your lives!

  • Patrick Heavirland
    Patrick Heavirland Hace un año

    Ha! Oh my gosh. I started watching in 2021 and just went back to watch the first episode. Wow have you two come along ways!! Congratulations on all your success!! You have earned it!!

  • Napo Mordas
    Napo Mordas Hace 4 años +1

    Nice movies.
    Reminds me about 10 years of sailing alone around the world.
    I wish there was more info details about storms, customs, piracy, how to prevent and deal
    moments of distress, etc.
    Happy sailing.

  • prang11
    prang11 Hace un año +1

    Love you both, been subscribed and watching the journey for many years. Keep up the great work! Much love!

  • Matthew Nicassio
    Matthew Nicassio Hace 3 años +5

    After what was probably a year of watching La Vagabonde videos I FINALLY made it through to the present. It's been an adventure. You've gotten so damn good at editing Elayna! Really, your videos now are so professional and top notch. You guys have 1m subs because of the endless improvement to quality. Those classes you guys took made a big difference. Your commitment to the subscribers is beyond any other sailing vlog. Mad props. I hope to watch for many more years. I went back to episode one to at least see how a few of the first episodes were in comparison. What an epic adventure you guys have taken. My wife and I try to adventure as much as possible with a home base. Our friends and family sure think we do a lot but I've always wanted to make that commitment to full time. It's difficult without having the bank roll or the mobile work. I'd love to figure out an income that could come with me on our travels. Anyway, just wanted to say I'm a big fan and that I'm looking forward to the future. You've inspired millions of people to at least be somewhat more adventurous. Also to take better care of their planet. You two are great role models for our generation. Mad

    • Q. E. D.
      Q. E. D. Hace 2 años

      Matthew SuperNova
      There was a guy who had a heavy duty mig/tig welder powered off a generator. Said there were always jobs to pick up wherever there were fishing boats or remote places without power.
      And I know a woman, a professional hairdresser, who reckons she can find work pretty much anywhere.

  • Jamie Doherty
    Jamie Doherty Hace 3 años

    Hi Riley, Lenny & Elayna! Thanks for sharing your adventures on the water. It always puts me a good mood watching you guys and your experiences with Lenny. Reminds me of my kids when they were babies. Keep doing what you do and great job and being who you are. One question, sorry if I'm wrong, but why don't you guys do a little metal detecting on your videos? Thanks again!

  • naxagi
    naxagi Hace 5 años +14

    Riley and Elayna, you are both freakin amazing. Here I am, and Australian in London, and I am so inspired by your story. What keeps me going is the prospect of such escapades (on a more minor scale). In fact I've just paid a deposit on a 36 footer and have the inspection tomorrow - you have calmed my nerves and reinvogorate the challenge in me. PS. love the fact you read so much - you're not the average bears.

  • Luke James
    Luke James Hace 2 años +1

    only just come across this channel now and can already tell I'm gonna love every video. You two are amazing and so chilled out! love it

  • Tord Rist Brekken
    Tord Rist Brekken Hace un año

    Been watching you guys for years now, since i was like 14. super fun going back to these old vids to Watch over again! Love what u guys Are doing.
    Greetings from Norway.

  • Donna Rocchio
    Donna Rocchio Hace 6 meses

    Thanks for the flash back of 7 years. I have been watching you almost from the beginning and enjoyed the memories. Thanks again for taking us along and letting us watch you grow and take on life, the Riley and Alana way.💞

  • Tom Phillips
    Tom Phillips Hace 3 años +3

    Now that they’re a family, thought it would be interesting to come back a few years later and watch all these early episodes again. Knowing how far they’ve come, and how things have changed, and how much we’ve all grown through their adventure, it was an interesting re-exploration of the origin story. Happy patreon for years, and ardent follower. These episodes make me smile when I recall how they made me feel when I first came across them so many years ago..

  • MojaveDan
    MojaveDan Hace 4 años

    Amazing how far you two have gone in a relatively short time. Thanks for sharing your corner of the world.

  • Old Guy Gaming Network
    Old Guy Gaming Network Hace 5 años +2

    I salute you, the courage you show for taking a life adventure that nothing can really compare too.

  • lauren argent
    lauren argent Hace un año +1

    Starting my third rewatch in 2021, been watching since the mono and I love you guys and your channel. I’m so honoured to be a part of your Patreon family 🥰❤️

  • Jacqueline Martinez
    Jacqueline Martinez Hace 2 años +2

    I can't believe I'm just now seeing your channel! I just subscribed! You guys are awesome and I love how honest you two are. It's really meaningful to see such honesty from people doing amazing things. Lenny is such a beautiful baby! I can't wait to watch all your videos. Starting at episode 1 now! 🌊 ⛵🐠⚓🌴🥥🌴🥥

  • Primorock
    Primorock Hace un año

    You guys are literally living the dream, I'm trying to live like this too, pray for me guys😖🙏🏾

  • Chantal Mahony
    Chantal Mahony Hace 3 años

    Just discovered you guys and have been watching backwards decided I should start from the beginning! Love this content! Love the authenticity and genuine passion and love for the ocean, people and the world. Amazing 😉

  • Brandon Cochran
    Brandon Cochran Hace 3 años +490

    Episode 199 popped up on my phone and I watched it now I have to start from episode 1. Love it

    • Doc Holladay
      Doc Holladay Hace 3 años +1

      Just started episode 1 watching right now. I got into sailing vidoes a few monts ago with sailing soulianis. Wathed all their videos then started on sailing zatara videos watched all their content and now I'm here. I can't watch something all scrambled I have to watch the videos in order. I love seeing the progression in video quality, editing and personality.

    • Kelly Gierat
      Kelly Gierat Hace 3 años

      ME TOO!!!!

    • Radu Lascu
      Radu Lascu Hace 3 años

      Same here, I am already dreaming! 😍

    • sit up straight you banana shaped disgrace
    • troxel13
      troxel13 Hace 3 años +1

      Same here.

  • Geoff Hazeldine
    Geoff Hazeldine Hace 4 años +2

    Great stuff guys - you are living my dream ! ! love the videos, just downloaded your lessons learnt - great read

  • Ashleigh S
    Ashleigh S Hace 3 años

    This is so amazing to watch again after all these years!! What a journey you guys have been on ☺️

  • Jeff
    Jeff Hace 2 años

    I am loving these REAL Amateur vids...so glad they are still up. Thank you La Vagabonde

  • Alejandro 12
    Alejandro 12 Hace 2 años +1

    This is so nostalgic, I've been watching you for a year or two. I love it. You guys are the best, your journey has been so entertaining and I hope for many more great episodes. Im only 16 but Im looking forward to follow your steps. Fair winds to you my friends!

  • Aaron Barker
    Aaron Barker Hace 5 años +1

    6:06 still doing the same dance!
    It's fun looking back at these and seeing how much the two of you have changed in a couple years, how far you've come and how much is still the same. Always looking forward to the next video!

  • rimas meleshyus
    rimas meleshyus Hace 8 meses

    Amazing sailing around the world . Very huge experience.By myself I was sailing great memories absolutely. I really impressed your amazing voyage around the world

  • Mojojoji
    Mojojoji Hace 3 años

    Coming back to the start after being all caught up with all your videos, you guys have come such a long way. What an amazing journey! Can’t wait to see all the upcoming videos!

  • ximena enriquez alcala
    ximena enriquez alcala Hace 2 años

    I’ve already seen all of your videos long time ago but I’m here again because of the quarantine ): and I’m so happy to se where you are now and how far you’ve come, you have inspired me a lot and I wish one day I can travel around the world the way you do it. Thanks for all the great content and all the smiles and positive thoughts you have given to all of us. Greetings from Mexico...hope some day you can come to our beautiful seas

  • Dave
    Dave Hace 3 años

    my daughter and i watched this after watching the current videos, how raw was the production 👍😁, little did they know just how far a dream would take them..oh yes, the production had improved out of site..👍👍👍

  • ur mom
    ur mom Hace 2 años

    Hi I’ve been watching you guys from the start it’s now been around five years lol 😂 and I’ve never stoped watching after just watching your most resent video I decided to rewatch everything and I’m in love with the choose I made seeing how you your wife and your sweet child have grown💗💗💗💗much love

  • The only one D
    The only one D Hace 6 años +9

    you two are truly living life and not just existing. True happiness is shared.

  • Elisabeth Panciera
    Elisabeth Panciera Hace 8 meses

    Staring from the beginning of the journey, can't wait to see all of your adventures pre kids. Thanks for sharing and inspiring people to live the sailing lifestyle. Happy sailing ⛵️

  • LelahO
    LelahO Hace 3 años

    Ive been watching you guys for about 2 years now. How long were you together before you started sailing together, and then filming the sails? Thanks guys!! Hope to meet you some day.

  • Tambi Jo
    Tambi Jo Hace 3 años +1

    I love watching them. I don’t care who bought the boat! I think they are “Amazing” Good People 👍

  • Faith Pruitt
    Faith Pruitt Hace un año

    Starting off this video I’m smiling from ear to ear cause I’m just thinking about how they have no idea they’ll be having Lenny and another on the way 🥲❤️ you guys have come so far

  • Deuxcheveux
    Deuxcheveux Hace 4 años

    Oh, the memories. I really love these old videos---probably more than the newer, more professionally produced ones. These are just so REAL and they made so many of us fall in love with you guys. Wishing you continued good health and good times.

  • Nw46784
    Nw46784 Hace 4 años

    Came across y’all after a friend asked me to take a sailing trip in Thailand here in Jan so looked up sailing on ESclips, lol. Started watching randomly then learned most of y’alls story so now im watching from first episode as I keep up with your newest adventure and the baby of course :-). Thank you!

  • Mojito skurt
    Mojito skurt Hace 4 años

    I see this is 4 years old but you guys made me laugh 3 mins in and was nice to see your general outset.. SO many speak of likebeing prepared and what not and it's not wrong but on the same time, to just go out and do something is often the best way of learning too! Hats of for your courageous sense of adventure and love how erm sorry I missed the names but the lass swimming to get the tender , followed up by bloke on rubber duck style swimming. Presumably she is the better swimmer then ,) Anyway, great video!! Aloha.

  • Robert Mecalis
    Robert Mecalis Hace 3 años

    Proud of you guys for taking on this adventure. 👍👍

  • suyrrvjku643
    suyrrvjku643 Hace 6 años +1

    I plan on doing exactly what you're doing in a few years. Your videos are amping me up! Thanks for that! All my friends are buying houses getting strapped with mortgages. I'm just like, well "good for you" but i'm going to travel the world on my sail boat.. lol Which I've yet to buy, or learn how to drive but still game plan!!.. I'm sure it'll be quite the learning process. But I'm still stoked!! Happy voyages to you two!!

  • Gerhard van Tonder
    Gerhard van Tonder Hace 3 años

    So now I know where it all started; I've watched some of the Caribbean video first but will work through them in numerical sequence. Love you guys already.

  • Zach Bray
    Zach Bray Hace 5 años

    You guys are awesome! Massive inspiration, gotta start my own saving campaign today!

  • The Adventure Travelers
    The Adventure Travelers Hace 4 años +1

    We love this lifestyle and have lived it ourselves. If you want to know some insider information on sailing Mexico and French Polynesia, give us a shout!

  • Ashley Vazquez
    Ashley Vazquez Hace 2 años +1

    Starting to binge watch! You’ve inspired my husband and I so much! ❤️

  • Steve N
    Steve N Hace un año +1

    To see you now! Just watched this again after following you since the beginning. This is little to do with the boat and partly to do with sailing, this is the best family sitcom on the internet. I can’t wait to see where the wind takes this beautiful family next. 😍😍😍⛵️🗺🏝

  • rob
    rob Hace 3 años +1

    So nice I followed you guys from the start. Just came back to watch the first episodes. It honestly feel as much nostalgic as it does inspiring! Love you guys

  • Sam Byrd
    Sam Byrd Hace 5 años +1

    Best series out there by far. You guys are awesome!!!!

  • silknfeathers
    silknfeathers Hace un año +2

    This is hilarious, going back to watch this. It's easy to see why you fell for Elayna (even if she did have trouble remembering where she was from!😉). Speaking of which- you lied! You're from Cowell (did it take a couple of years to rev up the courage to admit it?😁). It's obvious why you've both been successful, you're such lovely people. Great to have watched over the years, your skills and you lives have developed amazingly. Stay well, stay happy. Cheers.

  • Eric Wordal
    Eric Wordal Hace 5 años

    I've wanted to do this since I read " The Dove " back in high school! You guys seem like a great couple. I've watched a few episodes but finally decided to start at the beginning.

  • Tim Tran
    Tim Tran Hace 6 años

    You are both good adventurers, I would love to sail the old school by compass and looking at stars or moon to work out direction, technology helped a lot. Enjoy the trip, hope to meet you one day.

  • dani
    dani Hace 3 años

    Came back to watch from the beginning. Just discovered your channel a few months ago and am completely hooked! No pun intended .. your movies are a literal escape from the realities of living w a disability. Although my body cannot do what you guys can, I'm so glad that through your videos my soul and my mind feel as though I'm experiencing something special just in a different way.I hope you k
    See this comment & know just how much of a difference u make to those of us who are sick with all of your hard work. It's an inspiring story that makes us dream. Saving up so I can support you on Patreon every month. Thank you and safe journeys the 3 of you now!!

  • Sailing Britaly
    Sailing Britaly Hace 5 años

    SLV is such a great channel! Good on ya Riley and Elayna - you're truly living the dream and well done for being an inspiration for so many other people! Fair winds, Chris & Rossella 👍

  • jeep1070
    jeep1070 Hace un año

    I am so glad I found this. I am in it for the long haul and plan on binging. Of course I subscribed, and will encourage others to do the same. Or, actually follow suit, buy a vessel and sail around the planet! God bless the both of you. Love and Adventures. j
    P.s. The guitar at the end was powerful. And the camera work is impeccable! And this is the first video??? Wow.

  • Alyssa Landi
    Alyssa Landi Hace 3 meses +1

    I started watching you guys when i was in college … your adventures got me though so many hard tests and rough days - recently decided to start back at episode 1 !! Wishing you all the best ❤️❤️

  • Water Flow
    Water Flow Hace 4 años +2

    Can’t believe it’s been 3 years since I first stumbled upon this magical channel. You guys have sure come a long way! Sic Parvis Magna or greatness from small beginnings as Sir Francis Drake would say.

  • kaleb Gonzales
    kaleb Gonzales Hace 6 años

    I envy your lives in a good way. Best inspirational video guys, and cheers from the Philippines!

  • Diogo Miguel
    Diogo Miguel Hace 6 años

    Firstly, many congratulations for your videos. I really value your courage and spirit of adventure. You won another subscriber (from Portugal).
    You should come to Portugal, we have a country full of history, plenty of sun and great places to sail.
    Keep up with your great work.

  • Danny Black
    Danny Black Hace 5 años

    awesome stuff guys... I can't wait to follow along!

  • Oscar B
    Oscar B Hace 3 años +1

    I'm so jealous of you guys, but thank you for sharing your amazing live and challenges you go through, you definitely might change the way we see life. Way better than Netflix. 💪🤟

  • Sharon Cochran
    Sharon Cochran Hace 7 meses +1

    You have definitely honed your craft in seven years but this video is adorable! Happy 2022!

  • Charles Thomas
    Charles Thomas Hace un año

    I just re-watched this! I joined you guys around episode three or 4 and I've been following you for six years! Can't wait to see the 3rd boat!

  • Larry Watkins
    Larry Watkins Hace 5 años +2

    Good on you Riley! I sailed a Beneteau 40 in SoCal USA for 15 years, and other boats before that. Kudos to you for making a plan, and working the plan. Looking forward to all your vids.

  • Matthew Truninger
    Matthew Truninger Hace 4 años

    Hey Riley and Elayna!
    I just came from your most recent video of you checking into the Barbados. I have been subscribed for about 2 years now and just wanted to tell you how beautiful your journey has been. Watching you two for the last 2 years has inspired me to chase my own dream of one day doing what you do now. I don't know if you guys will ever see this comment, but I want you both to know that you've made an impact in my life that will never be forgotten. Please keep the channel going as long as you can with the kid coming aboard. I'll say it again; you two are the biggest inpirations in my life. Never stop inspiring!
    With love,
    Matt

  • BootlegJustice
    BootlegJustice Hace un año +1

    So here it is September 13 2021 & the world has gone completely mad. I've been watching your videos for six years now, & I've gone back to watch your first video, only to be reminded of the freedoms we've lost, & just how irrational & totalitarian the world has truly become! These are indeed dangerous times my friends, & your videos are a much needed mental medicine of hope!