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Delos Dives Grenada! PATREON dive week!

Delos Dives Grenada! PATREON dive week!


[MUSIC PLAYING] Today’s a very special day. We have 12 of our
patrons flying in. Somehow, they happened to
get all on the same flight and they’re flying into
Grenada for four or five days of diving. And we’re going to pick
them up and surprise them Grenadian style with beers. [LAUGHTER] Cooler full of beers. Beers. Every time we’ve
come to Grenada, we’ve flown into
Grenada, we’re always met by somebody that lives
here with a cooler full of beer and to be able to do
that for the patrons, you can see the
look on their face. They had no idea what they
were getting themselves into. And then we show
up at the airport, welcome to the Caribbean. [INTERPOSING VOICES] Thank you. Finally get to welcome
you to Grenada. [INTERPOSING VOICES] I’m Ray. Ray. Good to meet you. Cool, nice to meet you too. I’m Carrie, too. That’s so nice! How did we come up with
this Haitian group idea? We did a similar kind of
thing with LTD Sailing here in Grenada. We had a big group of people
come down and go sailing and get their ASA
certifications. And that went really well. It was really cool. We got to meet a
bunch of patrons and they got to go sailing. And they got their
certification. And it worked out perfect. And then we’re good
friends with Robin here from Aquanauts Grenada. And we were sitting down
at the bar one night. I was like, man we should
do that as a dive trip. Like, we should do this whole
group dive trip for our patrons because Aquanauts and True
Blue Resort are connected. The next day, we were having
a meeting with the guys and telling them,
yeah we’re going to have a big group come down. And we’re going to go diving
and stay in your hotels. And it’s going to be a
win-win-win for everyone. We want to meet
all of our patrons and all the patrons want
to come down and go diving. So it’s like, everyone
kind of wins off the deal. And it was fair for everybody. I thought you were
going to go first. [LAUGHTER] I’m going to go first. Hey, I’m Dill Butler from
Nashville, Tennessee. And I’m Karen Butler
from Nashville. And we’re so happy to be here. Charlie Chaplin,
I’m from New York. [LAUGHTER] My name is Gabriel,
and I’m from Chicago. Philadelphia– Valley
Forge, actually– Pennsylvania. And we are from Stuart, Florida. Orlando, Florida or Marilyn
if you know where that is. We’re from Colorado. Golden Colorado. Gus and Sarah and
we’re from Vegas. And we’re from Ontario,
Canada– a little town called Niagara on the Lake. Gordon Potter, I came
from Seattle, Washington. My name is Audrey and
I’m from Quebec, Canada. HI, I’m Ray Norman from
Vancouver, Washington. Jeanette Norman,
Vancouver, Washington. You guys are from
the same place? Yeah! Amazing! [LAUGHTER] Morning, Brady. How you doing, buddy? Good. [MUSIC PLAYING] Is it your first day? Yep. Or have you been before? [MUSIC PLAYING] These people are awesome, just
spending time together and just diving and getting
to know everybody over a couple of days instead
of just really intense– it’s super special. It’s the best way to do it. Yeah, making some
lifelong friends for sure. Cool. I never thought that
we’d be able to get 20 strangers together
and everybody not only get along well but be so cool
in their own individual ways– just such unique people
from all over the place with just a
like-minded attitude. Age is irrelevant. Occupation is irrelevant. I don’t think I heard
anybody asking each other, oh what do you do for a living? It just doesn’t
matter, doesn’t matter what’s going on in
your life outside of being here just to dive. It’s really cool. [MUSIC PLAYING] My favorite part
about scuba diving? Yeah, why do you dive a lot? Why do I dive a lot? wrecks, bubbles, and relaxation. [MUSIC PLAYING] The coolest part
for me especially is not just us
meeting the patrons, but the patrons
meeting themselves and like hanging out
and getting along. and just to be able to see
these strangers come together over random circumstances from
all different walks of life that would have never met
is such a rewarding feeling. And they’re becoming friends
and exchanging numbers. And on our last dive,
there was two buddy teams. And each one had something
wrong on the separate teams. And instead of the buddy
helping that person, the other buddy teams
were helping them. And it was so cool to
see like, these guys that didn’t know each
other a couple of days ago we’re helping
each other out. And then the other people
were helping each other instead of helping the
wife out, you know? And to see that I don’t know,
it’s just really, really cool. [MUSIC PLAYING] What I enjoy about
[INAUDIBLE] story is the story of the sea,
the story of the learning that you’ve done, your boat
maintenance, your diving the care of the ocean and
the care of the environment And that’s really come
across in all your videos. Because some people, when
they hear about your Patreon, they’re like, that’s crazy that
people just give you money. But why do you guys feel
inclined to help us? For me, it was just a given. I mean, I wanted to
do it right away. For a few reasons– one, I felt that the
content was worth it. It’s good entertainment
for us, personally. Not just entertainment,
it’s education. And it’s been a huge
inspiration for us. In terms of our sailing
goals for the future, I got my PADI certification. I came across a video of
people leaving the boat, enjoying their life. And I started following
[INAUDIBLE] for the past three years and it’s a therapy. You’re not commercialized, so
I mean, your only way of income is through Patreon. So it’s almost like
a History Channel that’s supported by the public. Here, you can watch an
episode commercial free. And support the
creators directly. See, well we appreciate you
guys more than you know. We appreciate you too. It’s a win-win-win-win. Yeah. [LAUGHTER] Good morning, Gino. Good morning. How are you, today? I’m fine. I’m [INAUDIBLE] from Grenada. I’ve been here four days
now, and having a blast. I got to take a ride on Maggie. It’s a highlight of my trip. What’s the vibe
of Grenada so far? Extremely good. The people are very friendly. The food is very good. The rum is very good. The company’s been
just fantastic. It’s going to be hard to leave
and I might start crying now. OK I’ll cut before
we get to that point. OK. But before everyone
left Grenada, we had one last thing to do. Even though [INAUDIBLE]
was on the heart, we wanted her to be
a part of this trip as well so we piled everyone
into a couple of ends and headed for the boat yard. [MUSIC PLAYING] Where are we? We’re in a boat yard,
Spice Island Boat Yard, is that what it is? That’s it. Are you excited to
see [INAUDIBLE]?? Yeah, I do you
want to see Delos. You’ve already sailed on
Delos so I can’t ask you. I know. I’m a little spoiled. Are you guys excited
to see Delos? Yes, I am. I got the theme music
running through my head as I walk up to it. [LAUGHTER] We’re super excited. Oh, nice. Thank you for inviting us
onto your home, by the way. Of course. It’s really sweet. Sorry it’s not in the water! I heard it was real
dirty too, it’s OK. Yeah. It’s been pretty
project-y lately. It’s pretty funny because
I think that they’ve never experienced this
many people trying to come into the yard at once. So we’ll see what happens. What’s the deal? We’re currently waiting
for permission to– she’s on the phone. It’s going well, though. Is it? I think we’re going
to get through. Nice You think we’re
going to get in? We have to get in. There we go, the gate’s open! Run! Thank you. [INTERPOSING VOICES] Well, OK. She’s small. And Brian and Brady
have said, and Karen have said many, many
times, it’s a small boat. And having so many people
on board, it’s a challenge. Yeah. And you have to be
able to get along. And you have to be able
to love each other. She looks beautiful. But all boats love
to be in the water, not sitting in the crate. Exactly. What do you think about
that bottom paint sitch? You’ve got some work to do. [LAUGHTER] Everyone signed a
verbal liability form? Can I get a group yes? Yes? OK, nice. Welcome to Delos
in the boat yard. Wow. [LAUGHTER] It’s like a boat, but in a yard. That’s right. Is that weird? Yeah, it’s a little bit strange. I might have to go down because
I’m almost peeing my pants. [LAUGHTER] You’re not wearing
any pants, [INAUDIBLE] You’re not wearing any pants. [MUSIC PLAYING] [INAUDIBLE] Welcome aboard, guys. Thanks, Brian. Make yourself as at home
as you can in a boat yard. I like the smell. Yeah, it’s a boat smell– just human sweat and dead skin
cells rotting in tropical heat is what that is. Will you be doing this again? Yeah, definitely 100%. I’m already looking
for the next spot to do a Patreon get
together for sure. It’s awesome. It’s so much fun. We’re doing moonshine shots. We made this moonshine just
before we put Delos away about four months ago. And now, we’re having
a little taste testing. I hope it goes OK. I haven’t tasted it
yet but it smells good. Oh, thank you. Get your liquor in you. Get your Moonshine in you. Yeah, it’s so cool because when
we invite patrons to the boat, we can get one or two at a time. And it’s just not
enough, you know? I feel like it’s
just not enough. So next time, we’ll
have Delos in the water. And we’ll do it
somewhere where we’ll have a big group where we
can go out sailing and then come back and do some diving. Yeah, have a good mix. Good moonshine, this is good. Maybe I won’t taste yours. I’m not going to get any. [LAUGHS] How is it? All right, that’s it. Time to get back to work. We had a week off. We gotta get back to editing
and working and everything else. Thank you so much. Thank you patrons
for everything. You’re the best! Oh, shit. You’re the best. All right. See you on the next dive. [MUSIC PLAYING] I hear a rumor that you’re
not going to get on your plane ticket back. I really hope not to get
on my plane next week. I met a lot of meeting people
here since I’ve been here. So I will maybe try to
find a boat and hitch hike to somewhere. I don’t know where. All I can do is give
you a huge high five because that’s awesome.

100 thoughts on “Delos Dives Grenada! PATREON dive week!”

  1. I'm gonna relieve a bit of stress off your shoulders here!!! Ramukanji hasn't gone anywhere and will ALWAYS be our theme song 🙂 The past few episodes have just been in between seasons and we've been putting the final edits on the new intro! NEXT WEEK Ramukanji will be back along with a NEW CREW and NEW SEASON! It's so amazing to hear how much everyone loves the vibe of that song still… After all, its been with us for over 5 years. If you need your fix, put this on repeat haha https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFSNPowTU74

  2. Really cool episode guys… The sequence of Brady’s voice over and the videography heading out on the dive was really cool and fluid… Great work and much likin a lot!

  3. i agree brady
    status and wealth is not a factor of getting on with other people and enjoying what you want to do
    just being yourself and being polite to one another is just ace
    fair winds …. {:-)PAV uk

  4. Dont know if you know this you can put a bigger cam cheap n easy for more power…in maggie… lol almost didn't say that…

  5. If you guys wanna have patrions come vist thats great. When you try to pass it off as content worthy of the Delos brand by making it into a mundane boring video you jeapordize the business you worked so hard to build. Just keepin it real.

  6. Wow, the gorgeous lady at the end, looking to hitchhike 🙂 PLEASE marry me 🙂 (ye', I know, never happen, but we all need a fantasy dream…)

  7. First, thank you for recognizing my comments as special. It warmed my heart, which isn't easy, with the polar vortex here in Wisconsin. It was a ridiculous -24 Fahrenheit yesterday here with a -48 "wind-chill" factor. So, as I was curled up by a fire reading Gone With The Wind (believe it or not) my wife, Jo, handed me a bookmark. A verse on it caught my eye. There is no author mentioned, and it is a bit long, but I thought it was PERFECT for y'all on Delos. It is as follows:

    Look To This Day…
    Look to this day for it is life, the very life of life. In its brief course lie all the varieties and realities of your existence: the glory of action; the bliss of growth; the splendor of beauty. For yesterday is already a dream, and tomorrow is only a vision. But today, well lived, makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope.

    Love you guys. God bless SV Delos and those who sail on her.

  8. The U.S. Navy did a study about what colors attracted sharks the best so they could determine the best color NOT to use for safety gear and life rafts ! It was determined that the color NOT to be using is yellow ! It was so dangerous that they named it YUM YUM YELLOW ! Knowing this , I will never dive or swim wearing YELLOW !

  9. I have been loving watching you guys for over a year. You have so much fun but have a strong work ethic. I'm an electrician/electronics tech. by trade so share some love of that with Brian. Injured my hip at work two years ago and been out of work for awhile. Wish I could afford to give you something besides likes and subscribed. Best wishes!

  10. Love the theme song too, as well as all of your sountracks. You've turned me on to a lot of music I wouldn't have heard ! Thanks for so much!

  11. you have have plenty of material to put out more videos…More then one a week. We wait one week and get one 15 min vid…lol The channel should be growing at twice the speed. Id be happy with just normal un edited extra vids. So it fast and easy to put out. You guys are past the point of being judged. Put out more vids per week.

    Puff Puff Pass fools.

  12. I had a shit week and just like that……. instantly better!! 🙂 thank you guys once again for sharing the positivity! xoxoxox

  13. I am impressed with the diversity of your Patreons. Each one very different and very special in their own way. It shows how you touch the lives of so many people. I think it's because you are all so genuine and sincere. It is obvious that you love people and embrace everyone. I'm very glad that I came across your channel and hope to meet you in person one day in my own sea adventures. Till then, safe travels.

  14. in this Crazy world we all live in!! it is Fantastic to be able to escape to far away places. to feel like your a part of the delos crew. makes no difference who we are. the Delos crew makes us all fell like we are a part of there adventures. and the content stays fresh. keep them coming guys. always so fun to watch. from cold Illinois.

  15. Completely outstanding video. The idea to have a group Patreon get together is genius. The entire video was upbeat and genuinely authentic. I hope to be able to attend the next gathering. Take Care.

  16. Amazing video, just a small concern about the moonshine it seems to be in a plastic container and afaik most plastics are not meant to hold alcohol and will release toxins into the spirit so choose a container that is made to hold these kind of substances <3

  17. I hope to sail a boat sometime that is not a tour boat. I hate crowds. Would love to be in a place where the uniform of the day is as little as possible.

  18. Much better going with short form. Until you can create a consistent, relative and entertaining narrative stick with this length- leaves one wanting. Now you can concentrate on the music selection and editing and not make it feel like a "coming soon" vlog. And who cares about the blatant Aquanauts plug, make money, just make it with tighter, entertaining content. Last? F*&% guys, c'mon, I know you have to have some eye candy patreons. I mean, even Airbnb has you post a selfie on your profile. Get with the program. There's no Fair Housing Act on a 53 foot Amel Super Maramu!

  19. Almost caught up to "live mode!" Currently watching the Q&A Session from May 21 and the topic of diminishing YouTube revenue and the possibility of using Roku as a platform. I can tell you first-hand that your videos are fantastic on a big screen TV! While I do occasionally watch your videos on my tablet, my preferred method is to use the Roku on the big 60-inch flat screen TV. Awesome work, Delos! Thank you!

  20. I just wanted to share a funny story with you all. My husband and I are full-time RVers, traveling around the US in our big rig. We were having dinner the other night in a little podunk town in Texas Hill Country, and my husband was wearing his Delos shirt. It turns out the people in line behind us are also huge fans of yours, and we had a pretty lively discussion about how much we all love your channel and how much we all love travel. It just goes to show how far a reach you all have and how many lives you've touched, that members of your tribe can find each other in the smallest towns. Best wishes and much love to all of you!!!!

  21. We're about to enter into our retirement, so not sure just how much we can contribute to your Patreon account, but we will try. Great vid!

  22. Wow. You guys always seem to out do yourselves, with creative content and quality of camera work. Been following you guys since before you were famous, and I'm jealous of the opportunity these folks bagged. Sweet. One small comment, for your next Patreon gathering, maybe you could include some folks of color. Something we many times don't even think about, but it does help those folks. Cheers, and thank you again for giving us this body of work. It means so much to so many in so many different ways.

  23. question: does anybody have experience with marine insurance. boat loss and liability, as well as health insurance, in regards to cruising the world. Any info would be great, thanks.

  24. hi all goodday. would like to ask help or favor to visit my channel and like or subscribe, this is about my 2 years old son who have aleady a sense of humur and understand life. kindly click please: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChv64wbvFj6IvfUR826EK0Q . thanks you – salamat.

  25. Ben following you guys for a while now…. just a heads up…. watch out with Patreon. They appear to be having issues. Even the CEO said they aren’t sustainable. I’d diversify and bring in options for those who support you sooner than later. Just sayin.

  26. Cool, thanks for sharing. I can't really hop on a boat and go after having open heart surgery months ago. So you posting these videos make's it like I am your guest along for the ride.

  27. enjoyed the video, not sure why you suggest it's the only income you receive. You get money from sponsorship (seen the company shout outs) and adsense too.

  28. You guys really do just keep raising the bar. Totally my favourite sailing channel, and would love to join in a dive with you all when we get to your side of the pond.

    Stay safe and keep the great (inspiring) videos coming! 😎⛵️🍹

  29. Interesting last scene. Can you keep us posted on how its working out for the gal that stayed in Grenada to crew and live the life?

  30. Hey guys, im trying to figure out how to remove my videos from videos dot TV. and noticed yours are coming out as well.. seems its a frame-in scheme, that literally run commercials on top of youtube content before playing the YT content.. ballsy as hell. and outright piggybacking stealing on top of creators work https://9videos.tv/search/sv-delos

  31. 10:50 What is he talking about? Delos is one of the largest boats inm YT sailing, if not the biggest. Did he just step off an aircraft carrier?

  32. Hello everyone… I'll love if you can reply… I need your help.
    I'm starting a new business with crowdfunding, but became concerned if the System will sale.
    What do you think about completely Autonomous Boat?
    Autonomous Docking (not need to touch any of controls or wheel)
    Autonomous Navigation (no need to know maritime regulations and rules)
    in short: if you only select one marina, System will find a most appropriate dock
    and sail the boat to that destination and dock without anyone on board.

    Would be such System useful at least for charter boats and complete beginners?
    More info on https://anbads.com

    Thank you for your time and have a great day!
    And of course, a big hug to Delos Crew!

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