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Want to show your support, say thankyou or buy us a beer? Here’s how.

Since starting our YouTube channel back in January 2017, we’ve received a steady stream of messages, emails and correspondence from you, our lovely followers, wanting to say thankyou. I must say, those messages are quite thanks enough; nothing is more rewarding than the frankly bewildering number of you who have credited us with the inspiration to take that next step in your journey towards life on the water. You may think that we’re inspiring you, but honestly, it’s the other way around. Those messages and comments inspire us to keep creating and to continuously push ourselves to make better and more authentic content.

Just had to get that out the way before we went any further.

However, I’m assuming if you’re reading this, an email or message isn’t enough, and you’d like to do something more to help us out. Well, thankyou very much, and please read on.

Watch our YouTube videos- and the ads, if you can

This one’s pretty easy, and I can only assume you’re doing part of this already. Every view on our channel helps, and it helps even more if you can be bothered to sit through the advertisement (if you can’t, I definitely don’t blame you). We earn revenue through advertising on YouTube, but, as far as I can tell (things are pretty murky over in YouTube Land), we only actually get paid if someone watches the entire advert- or clicks on it. So, by all means, use those 30 seconds to check your Facebook wall or scroll through Instagram, and then come back to the video when it starts.

Comment, like and share!

There’s a reason we like to remind our audience to comment, like and share our videos. It’s because all of this activity counts towards our ‘engagement rate’. Google- who owns YouTube- take this into account in their mysterious algorithms, so the more thumbs ups, comments and general activity on our videos, the more likely our video will ‘rank’ (in other words, be visible to people using the search tool, or appear on the ‘Suggested’ list). And that high ranking will, of course, generate more views, which means more subscribers- hopefully- and ultimately our channel will continue to grow.

By the way, we don’t just encourage comments for their own sake- we LOVE hearing from you guys. Did you read my very first paragraph? This interaction is what keeps us going. So please show the love. We read every single comment (and reply to most), and they really do warm our hearts and push us to keep improving.

Join us on Social Media

Again, the more subscribers and followers we have on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, the more our channel will grow. Your activity on these platforms raises our profile and if you’re sharing our posts, your friends and followers will see our channel as well, and hopefully they’ll also be interested in what we do! It’s like a big jigsaw puzzle; all this activity really helps us to grow. Plus it’s fun for you guys to see a bit of behind-the-scenes stuff, as well as give us another platform to interact on!

Shop our store

We have some awesome Ruby Rose gear for purchase in our store. Think t-shirts, trucker hats, hoodies, tank tops, as well as stickers and koozies. We’ll soon be launching our “Totes Not Trash” recyclable shopping bags, the proceeds of which will go towards cleaning up our oceans. (See, this is where you need to follow us on social media, so you can keep up to date with these things!) All purchases put a bit of cash into our account, which helps us to keep this channel running.

Tip Jar

If you’d like to send us a tip or buy us a beer then look no further than this PayPal button right here:

And thankyou very much!

Join our Patreon community

If you’d like to become a bigger part of the adventure, consider becoming a Patron. It’s a platform where you get all sorts of awesome perks and benefits in exchange for contributing to our video production. You can cap your contributions at whatever figure you’re happy with, so there’s no need to worry about your bank balance if we go on a video-publishing frenzy. In exchange, you get access to all sorts of cool stuff: exclusive photos, behind the scenes videos, polls, Live Chats, free merchandise, priority correspondence, and more- it’s pretty sweet. I could write a long, detailed post about it, but honestly, it’s better if you just check it out.

 

Much love,

Nick & Terysa

 

16 comments

Ingrid and Alan August 25, 2018 at 11:10 pm

We watch every YouTube one, love them😍

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Nikos Vasdekas August 27, 2018 at 8:05 am

I have been watching you since you left England on board your s/v Ruby Rose. I’m really enjoying every single day of you. I wish you keep on living such a wonderful life for long . Very inspiring life journey.

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Christopher Haley August 27, 2018 at 4:53 pm

Love your story and have been watching your entire journey. I wish you both continued safe and successful journeys,,, stay safe !!!

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Donn DeWitt September 18, 2018 at 1:11 pm

Love your videos. You make it real with no bullshit. Keep up the great work and happy safe sailing. One day you may see me as I too will pursue the dream.

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Henri December 24, 2018 at 10:05 am

May I Wish Merry Christmas and Happy New Year for 2019 !!

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sandy February 1, 2019 at 10:04 pm

I just read the article ‘How much does it cost to sail around the world? The real costs of liveaboard cruising’…very informative!
Thanks for all of the info!

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Steven Black August 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm

If you haven’t seen video on new 50 foot Wayfinder https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=OxsnE-gtawc

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Christer Whitworth September 3, 2019 at 3:23 pm

I am feeling terrible about the Hurricane that is wreaking havoc on the Abacos. I know it is one of your favorite places. I pray for your friends and acquaintances who live there.

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Marco September 6, 2019 at 11:13 pm

Love you vids

Would you consider a cat like this? https://www.elcieexpeditions.com/

possible a little large, but a lot of catamaran for the money and would be a fantastic passagemaker

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Jack October 21, 2019 at 9:04 am

So we watch you guys and the Wynns , enjoy your content. We are thinking of buying cat so your reviews are timely. My question is, what are s your budget ? I consistently comment for you guys is… this boat is more than our budget. Assuming you are getting ideas for a used boat? Growing up in Miami I know all to well there are great used boats available… if you are patient

Thanks again

Jack

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Catherine Glanz October 21, 2019 at 2:04 pm

Hi Nick and Terysa
I’m from Australia , visiting France for a
Month with the next ten days in the south
Of France not far from Canal du Midi.
My husband and I have been inspired by
You, among others to commence saving and
Planning for our own sailing adventure.

I love how you’re episodes have developed over
The years and your generosity in sharing
Your journey with us.

I’d love to catch up and shout you a beer!!! And
Share sailing stories if possible. Where are
You guys currently?

Cathie Glanz (from Perth Western Australia but currently staying for ten days in a village
In the Dordogne).

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Miguel Alberto Vilaró-Munet November 24, 2019 at 2:54 am

Ciao Bellos,
I have been greatly enjoying your channel recently and particularly like they way you have gone about providing us content of your boat buying experience. That being said, have you considered the Broadblue Rapier 550? The design fascinates me a seems like something right up your alley.

https://youtu.be/Sch0q-OmUlo

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Ryan Potter December 7, 2019 at 4:43 am

Hi guys, just got done watching the video on the Balance 52 review from Annapolis. Fantastic episode thanks so much. We were at Annapolis and were on the Knysna while you were filming. We purchased a Leopard 45 and were going back and forth on the Knysna. We had been watching your Channel for about 6 months before Annapolis, and thought we were going to buy a Fontain Pajot next year, but with a long lead time and there attention to detail settled on the Leopard. As for the Balance episode, your review at the end and the commentary was spot on. It is amazing how your perspective changes after spending some time on the boats. We will be taking delivery next September and with the sale of my company and everything else hope to be full time by this time next year. Keep up the great work and don’t let the trolls get to you.

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