BACK TO BOAT LIFE (our daily routine on the sea)

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Gone with the Wynns

16 days ago

Now that the excitement (chaos) of splashing the boat and immediately preparing for cyclones has passed, we’re slowly getting back to our familiar routines of living a life on the sea.
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WHO ARE WE?
We’re Jason and Nikki Wynn. We been living #OffTheGrid and exploring the world for 10 years.
Our first six years of #travel were an epic road trip around North America.
Now we’re on a #sailing voyage about the world. Did we have any previous sailing experience, of course not!
Neither of us is overly talented, smart, rich, lucky, or retired. But that doesn’t stop us from reaching far-flung destinations, having wild #adventures and managing everything that makes living aboard a moving vessel possible.
We’re two ordinary people that just so happen to live an extraordinary life.
And this is why we publish our lives on the world wide web. We share in hopes of inspiring you to find your adventure.
Timestamps if you like to Jump Around:
00:00 Sunrise on CURIOSITY
00:50 Intro
01:30 Getting Back in the Groove
03:07 Sailboat Morning Routine
05:05 Boat Life Chores
07:33 Rain Water Capture & Filter
08:23 Polishing Stainless Steel
09:14 Cold Lunch, Hot Days
12:31 Daily Weather Check
13:54 A Big New Problem
15:09 Rain (Again)
16:11 Crackin' an Old Nut
18:19 Swim & Free-Dive
20:54 Fresh Coconut Cream
21:40 The Best Time of Day
23:19 Dinner - Pumpkin Curry
25:23 Bloopers
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Gone with the Wynns
Gone with the Wynns 14 days ago
First vid of 2021, thanks for being a part of it with us! In this crazy, uncertain, and movement restricted world, it’s important to take delight and pleasure in our daily lives as much as the adventures. For those looking for information/vids on our solar and off-grid setup, you will find that here: www.gonewiththewynns.com/living-off-grid-rv-sailboat Also, wanted to take a moment to answer a couple of the most common questions. 🤗 ❔ “I’m curious how long were you able to stay underwater before you left the islands? And now, how long are you able to stay under?” 🗨2 min was our average before leaving the boat. Now, we’re out of practice and 1:15 is our best. Recipe for the smoothie 🍨: Shredded coconut, banana, papaya, pineapple, frozen coconut cream, ginger, cinnamon, cacao powder, water. ❔“Why aren’t you collecting rainwater” 🗨We are! That’s what the buckets on the transom are for. 😎 ❔ “Try JB weld on the cracked stanchion” 🗨the steel stick we mentioned is a JB weld product
Jarret Yingling
Jarret Yingling 8 days ago
What is the name of that epic purple and teal blue funnel with detachable strainer?! It made several appearances in this epi but I can't find anything like it on Amazon or even Google image search :( Does it have a brand name?
F G
F G 9 days ago
Always waiting for you guys video
Shelley Langley
Shelley Langley 9 days ago
Awesome average day video! It’s much more relaxing than my day in healthcare during COVID-19. I love the cooking!
Brooke Martin
Brooke Martin 10 days ago
@Cajun Kev Thanks!.
Cajun Kev
Cajun Kev 10 days ago
@Brooke Martin the song is called Without You & it’s by band called The Lightearts
Salvatore DeRose, Sr.
Salvatore DeRose, Sr. Day ago
No NOT boring at all, so peaceful and beautiful. You guys are blessed. Really enjoy watching the trials and tribulations, all the Stuff that happenes good and not so good lol
The Flyin Hawaiian Travels
The Flyin Hawaiian Travels Day ago
Another wish I was there video.
The Flyin Hawaiian Travels
The Flyin Hawaiian Travels Day ago
Jamaican style of cooking with curry. Actually, its part of Caribbean .
1Alone
1Alone Day ago
"Flitz" for the stainless!
Furniture Guru
Furniture Guru 3 days ago
I need a fox nose coffee cup!
A Silvermoon
A Silvermoon 4 days ago
Jason always looks like he's about as high as one can get, and Nikki looks like she's secretly upping his doses. 💨
NICK CAMPBELL
NICK CAMPBELL 5 days ago
I would love to k now the music you guys use on your videos
Gone with the Wynns
Gone with the Wynns 5 days ago
The artists are listed in the description box (in the order they appear) and there's a link to the service Nikki & Jason use to find them all. 😎 Curious Minion
Jack FnTwist
Jack FnTwist 5 days ago
I'm trying to find the video where you guys talked about the mini drone.... Am I conffusing the channel?
Jack FnTwist
Jack FnTwist 4 days ago
@Gone with the Wynns Thank you so much. I'm having doubts between the mini 2 and mavic air 2 for my first drone.... There are pros and cons to each for my particular needs. Would you ever consider doing a little comparison, since they're sponsors? The doubt has kept me from buying for quite a while (thankfully, because the mini has improved greatly). Unfortunately, I have to use a gift card. If you have affiliate links with the big retailer, I'll gladly use it.
Gone with the Wynns
Gone with the Wynns 5 days ago
You're not, it was in this vid: www.gonewiththewynns.com/scammed-anchor-chain But they've also added it to the post on photo gear & you can see all their gear and there are links & discount codes too! That's here: www.gonewiththewynns.com/photo-video-gear Don't forget, shopping through any GWTW product links won't cost you anything extra but it will through a few pennies into the sailing kitty! So when you're ready to buy, click over from here. Curious Minion
Andreia Hachimoto
Andreia Hachimoto 5 days ago
I loved this video!!!!!!!!
Urban Willis
Urban Willis 5 days ago
On the Stanchion Base, have you thought of drilling a hole through the tube receptacle across the cracked part and pinning it with a stainless steel 1/4 inch bolt and securing it with a nut? Also McMaster Carr Catalog would be a great tool.
1bill1marina
1bill1marina 6 days ago
14:35 Put JB weld after cleaning of course then a stainless pipe clamp round it. That should make it at least stable. Till u can find a new mount
United Kuttanad
United Kuttanad 6 days ago
Love from kerala (india )
Nisha Ray
Nisha Ray 6 days ago
Randomly discovered you guys & I have now started binge watching y’all’s videos. Love the videos!!
Gone with the Wynns
Gone with the Wynns 6 days ago
Welcome aboard!
dreupen
dreupen 6 days ago
How about a hose clamp or two on the broken pushpit base
sj kraft
sj kraft 6 days ago
For the Perimeter Rail Stanchion, Try to find two(2) Stainless Steel Hose Clamps to match the outside diameter of the cast Stanchion. Add them to the base to cover the crack. This will get you to shore, till get a replacement part. Good Luck.
s2ktuner
s2ktuner 7 days ago
Your very normal day seems like an awesome vacation to me, makes me realize how much of a suburban hell I live in. You guys are a great team, got a new sub here.
Gone with the Wynns
Gone with the Wynns 7 days ago
Welcome aboard!! 💙💛💙
Brian Joyce
Brian Joyce 7 days ago
A day in the life for a balance we all require. Well done and smelling the roses! Thx Wynns
daily dose of
daily dose of 7 days ago
Wow this was an unbelievably relaxing watch. So happy USposts randomly recommended this to me 😍
tom hayman
tom hayman 7 days ago
“Put the lime in the cocoanut and you stir it all up......” oh well. Maybe your next “boring” vid. Glad to see you back on board. Safe travels.
guy guruta
guy guruta 8 days ago
Hello from Brebeuf Québec Canada...we just got 3 feet of snow...enjoy
KnittinginPNG
KnittinginPNG 8 days ago
Thank you for showing how you process coconuts!! I live in the Pacific and I sometimes buy canned coconut milk because I don't have the energy to process coconuts like the locals do. But using a blender is an amazing idea!
Stacy Pearce
Stacy Pearce 8 days ago
Do you guys fish?
Gone with the Wynns
Gone with the Wynns 7 days ago
Yes from time to time & spear fish too. BUT we like to support the locals buy buying fish at the market too.
Stacy Pearce
Stacy Pearce 8 days ago
What did you do off boat?
sokin jon
sokin jon 8 days ago
Would love to see more what you eat in a day
v1d300
v1d300 8 days ago
Are you looking for a full-time minimum wage assistant with zero sailing experience? I can apply :)
sokin jon
sokin jon 8 days ago
This is funny
JBryant Concierge
JBryant Concierge 8 days ago
I loved the very normal routine sailboat day. More please...
SuperSTOL 50
SuperSTOL 50 8 days ago
Nice video guys, good to see you back on the water
Bubblegum Snaps
Bubblegum Snaps 8 days ago
My newest and most favorite channel I just happened upon. How utterly lucky, you’ve made an Illinois girl so happy, especially the coconut part, must make quarantine coconut rice and curry! Very much look forward to your adventures. Very, very nice to meet you virtually! Be well!✌🏻😀✨
doddie benton
doddie benton 8 days ago
Love watching you guys. Silly off question I know but I must ask where did you find those pink plates?
deep5811
deep5811 8 days ago
Love you guys. Mix in some more "daily life" episodes. They are a good thing.
Andrea Berlatsky
Andrea Berlatsky 8 days ago
Love the bloopers 😊
Bill Bayless
Bill Bayless 8 days ago
And you got chalula how?
zzzx xzzz
zzzx xzzz 8 days ago
If you have to say it wasn't a fart , it was probably a fart ! 🤥
Mike Flanagan
Mike Flanagan 8 days ago
Glad you got out of the ocean before it started raining. I was worried you were gonna get wet. 😜 Still loving your videos after several years. I started back when you were RVing, and you helped me through some episodes with my own RV.
afscm23
afscm23 8 days ago
At 23.48 is it starting to rain quite heavily? and just to say ive only just found your youtube videos and i think they are amazing :) many thanks.
miko foin
miko foin 8 days ago
A very powerful video
connie howe
connie howe 9 days ago
Awesome video oooopss
miko foin
miko foin 8 days ago
the stanchion, thus trying to isolate the aluminum and the stainless steel. Ideally, remove all the other stanchions and isolate it with a physical barrier from the aluminum bas
FoodieOnTour
FoodieOnTour 9 days ago
Loved it.... isn't that what we all (not on a boat right now) dream of?
Cardin Trinh
Cardin Trinh 9 days ago
there are better internet for you it startlink service anywhere in the worlds .
Gary Herlth
Gary Herlth 9 days ago
You know the silver lining is you had a break from sailing. It was meant to be.
0648marge Buchanan
0648marge Buchanan 9 days ago
So enjoyed your day ...your awesome
Darren Munsell
Darren Munsell 9 days ago
Keep some of those coconut husks - it makes great fire wood, if you get on a secluded beach
Gray is Gorgeous
Gray is Gorgeous 9 days ago
I just want to thank you both for your wonderful channel /videos. It has brought me great joy to watch your adventures. It is a saving grace in a scared world. The videos are so professional and stunning!
Gone with the Wynns
Gone with the Wynns 9 days ago
TY! 💙💛💙
Kevin Weldon
Kevin Weldon 9 days ago
What a great video about normal every day life on a boat. Thanks so much for sharing.
yuoop noke
yuoop noke 10 days ago
I love nikkis hair short like this! Also love the “boring days”
Jeff Allen
Jeff Allen 10 days ago
Things are looks good to me! Back on the sea!! I would have died on Gilligan's Island.. Can't eat coconuts...
Gone with the Wynns
Gone with the Wynns 9 days ago
😁😎
yuoop noke
yuoop noke 10 days ago
You are the best
MJ Sailing
MJ Sailing 10 days ago
You guys are too cute, even for the things you do on your 'non filming/entertainment' days. Oh, and I officially invite you aboard our new boat in 2023 to give us thorough lessons in cooking and coconut manipulation. I know you must be very excited to take us up on it. 😉 Stay safe and happy - and enjoy 2021!!
Greenie! G
Greenie! G 10 days ago
Jason. Love the shades. Message me the brand and model svp
Travel Tour Taste
Travel Tour Taste 10 days ago
Hello again my friends, great to see you. Hope you had a great Christmas and just wanted to wish you a very Happy New year and may 2021 bring you much success, joy and happiness. Stay safe and catch up again real soon.
pumpupthevolume
pumpupthevolume 10 days ago
Wait. Who's flying the drone?
Jim K
Jim K 10 days ago
Great video. Definitely gives a bit of reality check for many who don't understand how much routine maintenance goes into the daily boat routine.
Century22
Century22 10 days ago
I still loved it. A day in the life. No rush to go anywhere. No impending storm. No entry exit red tape hassles ! No major breakdowns. Love you both. Thanks for sharing.
Larry Grimm
Larry Grimm 10 days ago
Why don’t you have a nas? I just built a 40 TB nas, so much better than a bunch of ssd’s and hard drives for storing all that 4K footage. Larry
Jack Daniel
Jack Daniel 10 days ago
Not sure if it has been mentioned but i believe the reason the stanchion bases cracked is primarily due to galvanic corrosion between the aluminum base and the stainless steel stanchions - see all the white alu-oxide in the cracks? Do yourselves a favor and spray some Boeshield T-9 or some other lubricant into the space between the base and the stanchion, thus trying to isolate the aluminum and the stainless steel. Ideally, remove all the other stanchions and isolate it with a physical barrier from the aluminum base - something like electrical tape but preferably a Delrin spacer. It's a lot of work, so spraying the bases with a lubricant on a regular basis is probably more feasible. As a matter of principle, always try to avoid getting different metals in contact with one another in the presence of water - it'll save you a lot of headaches.
J. Mark Lane
J. Mark Lane 10 days ago
So, when the camera's not on, do you throttle each other? j/k. Lovely couple, enjoying the videos, thx.
Peter Tratechaud
Peter Tratechaud 10 days ago
Your video file storage could benefit from having a dedicated NAS on board.. another item that would need to wait until you get to New Zealand/Australia.
TheDriftingsmoke
TheDriftingsmoke 10 days ago
how many guns?
Tara Wright
Tara Wright 10 days ago
Why not collect rainwater for cleaning?
Gone with the Wynns
Gone with the Wynns 9 days ago
They are collecting rainwater. Those are the tubs on the transom and that's what Jason's filtering & pouring into the water tank. See the pinned comment for more. Curious Minion
Wallette100
Wallette100 10 days ago
Just rewatched your Marquesas video where you had the allergic reaction to taro leaves. I live in Hawaii and yes, many people have elevated reaction to certain taro leaves though never seen one as bad as what you had. You also said that you may be allergic to mango skins. That's also a common thing here but it is not the skin of the mango. It is the mango sap that causes a reaction. As long as you don't touch the sap, you'll be ok.
Debbie T
Debbie T 10 days ago
Would love to see more what you eat in a day
A Sailboat Named Roxy
A Sailboat Named Roxy 10 days ago
Great video!
dolita windo
dolita windo 10 days ago
You are the best
douglas carmouche
douglas carmouche 10 days ago
One of the best episodes ever!! "And that is what nuts are made for..."
KEVIN GIBBONS
KEVIN GIBBONS 10 days ago
You two have gotten really weird being on land too long! I still love your videos! Glad to see you’re back in your natural element.
dolita windo
dolita windo 10 days ago
You guys are fun to watch. Love your videos. Thanks. Glad you are back on your boat.
Houses Built Tiny
Houses Built Tiny 11 days ago
"Soften our assumptions" Well said. Especially for a couple of overanalyzers like you and me. You guys had my attention from "tea with a nature's head" 6 or so years ago, which backed me up to I Love (the letter) "U". A lifetime adventurist, sailor, innovator myself, I was never one to spend much time watching USposts. I think you where my first subscription. 2020 was definitely a learning year for many of us that have the never quit attitudes.. Good to see you on the water. BTW overanalyzers is a compliment to intelligent people like you guys. Many High-IQ People Tend to Be Overthinkers: They Incessantly Overanalyze Everything There’s this old Zen parable that relates how over-analysis is a common attribute of intelligent people. A Zen master was resting with his quick-witted disciple. At one point, the master took a melon out of his bag and cut it in half for the two of them to eat. In the middle of the meal, the enthusiastic disciple said, “My wise teacher, I know everything you do has a meaning. Sharing this melon with me may be a sign that you have something to teach me.” The master continued eating in silence. “I understand the mysterious question in your silence,” insisted the student. “I think it is this: the excellent taste of this melon that I am experiencing … is the taste on the melon or on my tongue …” The master still said nothing. The disciple got a bit frustrated at his master’s apparent indifference. The disciple continued, ” … and like everything in life, this too has meaning. I think I’m closer to the answer; the pleasure of the taste is an act of love and interdependence between the two, because without the melon there wouldn’t be an object of pleasure and without pleasure …” “Enough!” exclaimed the master. “The biggest fools are those who consider themselves the most intelligent and seek an interpretation for everything! The melon is good; please let this be enough. Let me eat it in peace!”
Laís Souza
Laís Souza 11 days ago
Gosh, that's a beautiful life
misuyy fong
misuyy fong 11 days ago
T la meilleur, on t adore ???
Mike Braun
Mike Braun 11 days ago
Wow simple is so great . We love spending time on the boat just floating . AND EVERYTHING IS WORKING
Sharky Regimbald
Sharky Regimbald 11 days ago
Hello from canada ottawa
misuyy fong
misuyy fong 11 days ago
Amazing video man
Barbro EvanderLindquist
Barbro EvanderLindquist 11 days ago
Excuse mee but how often do you shift out the "ropewoork" on the steeringweel? Suppose there could bee a lot of rost under....if it is steel under offcorse?! Barbro Sweden
KC OOI
KC OOI 11 days ago
please take care and loving our ocean, don't simply throw the rubbish into the ocean!
Gone with the Wynns
Gone with the Wynns 11 days ago
There are probably more coconuts floating in the water than boats! They fall in, break apart, wash up all the time. Curious Minion
Eddie B
Eddie B 11 days ago
You have come full circle back to 'life on the boat' in the middle of a pandemic!
Lost Target
Lost Target 11 days ago
Moving lots of files on WIndows? Google an app called Teracopy, it'll make it sooooo much easier.
Westway Crossing
Westway Crossing 11 days ago
Stanchion base Fix: use a hose clamp to hold it together. Not pretty, but will prevent it from getting worse. And might hold better if you fall against it.
Paul Brochner
Paul Brochner 11 days ago
I'd give anything to be somewhere hot again.
ALLISON HAMILTON
ALLISON HAMILTON 11 days ago
Hey you can make coconut candy with your left over coconut
Charles Dahl
Charles Dahl 11 days ago
a couple of pilgrims, on there Banana Boat
drttyu liqm
drttyu liqm 11 days ago
I love nikkis hair short like this! Also love the “boring days”
rodandkristy
rodandkristy 11 days ago
You guys are awesome!!!
drttyu liqm
drttyu liqm 11 days ago
A couple of hose clamps on that stanchion base would be a good temporary fix..
Dennis Brown
Dennis Brown 11 days ago
You guys are fun to watch. Love your videos. Thanks. Glad you are back on your boat.
Jaren Sandberg
Jaren Sandberg 11 days ago
Ice freezes “solid” is the word you were looking for, not hard.
rh2669
rh2669 11 days ago
Nice video, especially fun to watch after a crazy day. Thanks for all the effort putting it together and posting!
David Turner
David Turner 11 days ago
"Tap into your inner MacGyver" Ha ha, That's Gold!!
Charles Bates
Charles Bates 11 days ago
You should do more of these. It is very relaxing
Doug A
Doug A 11 days ago
never feel bad of the normal days content. it's fun and relaxing watching you two do anything and everything. you can just lay there for 3 hours and do absolutely nothing and I'd still enjoy it. Peace!! :)
Latitude Adjustment
Latitude Adjustment 11 days ago
What was the funnel/strainer thing you used on the water tank and where did you find it?
Peter Collins
Peter Collins 11 days ago
Thank you both, the curry was a 10 and so was my last 27:35!
Paramotor NC
Paramotor NC 11 days ago
I enjoyed that. Thanks for taking us along. - Ben
Jeffrey Grant
Jeffrey Grant 12 days ago
Do you upload all your videos to storage in the cloud like OneDrive with the hard drives as redundancy?
Maryj
Maryj 12 days ago
It’s what you call a bitter sweet.
MrSeraphcorp
MrSeraphcorp 12 days ago
Dream life.. Thank You both!!
Paul McGee
Paul McGee 12 days ago
By the way, how did you learn to sail?
Paul McGee
Paul McGee 11 days ago
@Gone with the Wynns thanks guys 👍
Gone with the Wynns
Gone with the Wynns 12 days ago
Head over to the sailing page on the blog and click on the "sailing school" tab. When you're done with those, there's a tab on the whole shopping experience, a tour of the boat, costs, and much more! It's the go-to place with all the answers. www.gonewiththewynns.com/sailing Curious Minion
Paul McGee
Paul McGee 12 days ago
You guys are inspiring me. I just need to convince the wife but she'll come round..
Travel Trousers
Travel Trousers 12 days ago
Put a couple of steel hose clamps on the Stanchion base until you can get a proper repair. Not idea but it should help.
Scott Petrich
Scott Petrich 12 days ago
A couple of hose clamps on that stanchion base would be a good temporary fix..
rangeorge85051
rangeorge85051 12 days ago
if you don't have a dog these days you can blame it on the camera
Gone with the Wynns
Gone with the Wynns 12 days ago
😜😆😆
Gary Barker
Gary Barker 12 days ago
Good to see you back. Is Iridium Go as good as they say?
serdy ximi
serdy ximi 12 days ago
about that.
Hassan HOY
Hassan HOY 12 days ago
nice cool ppl :)
serdy ximi
serdy ximi 12 days ago
just put a hose clamp on the broken stanchion base and let'r rip another month or so. :D
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