Category: Video

  • Fabulous little sailing documentary (S/V Pestilence / Anarchist Yacht Club)

    Fabulous little sailing documentary (S/V Pestilence / Anarchist Yacht Club)

    Hold Fast: Stories of maniac sailors, anarchist castaways, and the voyage of the S/V Pestilence… Over the course of two winters, four members of the Anarchist Yacht Clubb rescued a derelict boat from the inhospitable waters of Ft. Lauderdale, named it the S/V Pestilence, and sailed south to Haiti. Hold Fast describes what drew these…

  • “This is Water”

    “This is Water”

    “This is Water” – An excellent video sharing wisdom given at a graduation speech by David Foster Wallace in 2005. Watch now.  Some very good plainspoken thoughts here. (Via Daring Fireball) Link to share this:

  • Excellent video lecture about rock wall building

    When I was growing up I learned the art of rock wall building from my grandmother Blanche.  It’s something I’ve always enjoyed and this neat video shares a lot of information about rock walls, focusing on New England, given by a master rock wall builder. Found via Boing Boing Link to share this:

  • 2013 Three Bridge Fiasco – Successfully finished!!!

    2013 Three Bridge Fiasco – Successfully finished!!!

    This was my first time doing the Three Bridge Fiasco race — a single or double-handed race around 3 marks in the Bay: Blackaller Buoy near the Golden Gate Bridge, Treasure Island (Bay Bridge) and Red Rock (Richmond Bridge).  Jason and I did the race on his Cal 29 “TNT” and it was outstanding.  We…

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    I love my niece! Link: Link to share this:

  • What it’s like to sail on Bodacious+ on a winning day

    What it’s like to sail on Bodacious+ on a winning day

    Bodacious+ Party Circuit end of season race 2 from Greg Wilkins on Vimeo. We won the race on Day 2 of the Corinthian Yacht Club Season Closer regatta sailing on Bodacious+, a RP 1D 48 that takes a crew of 14 to sail well.  It was a very fun day.  3/4 of the way through…

  • How to cook steak

    This looks like the right way to do it. Top tips from this video by UK chef Heston Blumenthal: Dry-age your steak by removing it from the package 2 days in advance and leave it exposed in the fridge. Let steak come to room temperature before cooking it. Heat oil in pan to smoking point…

  • Classic Personal Productivity Tip: Inbox Zero method

    In case you haven’t seen this video yet, you should watch it. Once I adopted the Inbox Zero system (which took about 30 minutes to do the first time) it literally changed my life for the better. YouTube link: Email verbs: More here: Link to share this:

  • Really neat wooden instrument music video

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  • Top 10 Funniest new Old Spice commercials by Isaiah Mustafa

    In case you missed it, Old Spice has been making some very funny commercials using actor Isaiah Mustafa (@isaiahmustafa) including creating real-time responses to people on the Internet. My top 10 favorites from the series (+ a few bonus ones): Swan dive into the best night of your life: (making of) Link to share this:…

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