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Sailing On The "Sophisticated Lady" With Captain Rick

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    SSL 173 ~ TIKI Chatter ~ 18month African Grey Parrot First Words
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    Published on Jun 6, 2017
    Yes, TIKI, our African Grey Parrot that lives onboard "SOPHISTICATED LADY" with us, is really coming into her own lately... African Greys are notoriously good talkers but at only 18 months old she's definitely getting an early start.. you can hear her already working on several different voices and many new words that I'm sure she'll be much more fluent in the very near future! Hope you enjoy her intermission recital, and tomorrow we'll get back to our re-fit so we can get back to sailing! Thanks for watching! :)

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    SSL 176 ~ Got Crabs..?? ~ Haulout Series Part 7 ~ Spice Island Marine, GRENADA
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    Published on Jun 9, 2017
     
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    SSL 177 ~ A Teeny too many Martoonies...! ~ SOPHISTICATED LADY makeover Part 8
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    Published on Jun 13, 2017
     
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    SSL 180 ~ Splash Day... SOPHISTICATED LADY GETS WET TODAY!
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    Published on Jun 17, 2017
     
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    SSL 181 ~ LIVESTREAM Q&A with Team SSL at 6pm AST TODAY!!
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    Published on Jun 18, 2017
    Yes, I know it's not much notice, but this is another livestream experiment but this time we'll answer some of your questions and discuss your topics while we test... so leave them below in the comments section, and we'll see you here at 6pm AST!
     
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    SSL 182 ~ Running from Tropical Storm 'BRET"
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    Published on Jun 19, 2017
    Tropical Storm 'BRET' was just named, and heading our way... scheduled to arrive sometime tonight between midnight and 6am, so time to get on the move and hopefully it will miss us!
     
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    SSL 183 ~ SAFE after Tropical Storm 'BRET'... Or are We..?!?
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    Published on Jun 20, 2017
    Yes, Tropical Storm BRET turned safely South of us and struck Trinidad instead (sorry Trinidad), so we managed to skirt that one, but now the next one is lining up behind it... so we're still tracking!

    Thanks for your support everyone, look forward to hearing from you as always!

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    SSL 184 ~ Shascha BEHIND BARS!!
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    Published on Jun 21, 2017
     
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    SSL 186 ~ Save the Planet... SHOWER WITH A FRIEND!
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    Published on Jun 24, 2017
    If you like the video, don't forget to SHARE please! :)
     
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    SSL 019 ~ The LOST EPISODES RETURN! (in 4K UltraHD)
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    Published on Jun 25, 2017
    Yes, just to REALLY mess you up in our timeline, now we will return to almost one year ago with Nate and Jordan onboard to resume our trip South... this series had to be put on hold due to our work commitments, but now with Brenden back in Canada for the summer he has taken the backlogged episodes with him to help fill in the timeline, and this is the first missing episode... so stay tuned for more until we get them caught up... mixed in of course with some real-time episodes just to keep things confused and interesting for you.. Lol

    Hope you enjoy, and don't forget to share! :)

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    SSL 187 ~ road trip to...
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    Published on Jun 29, 2017
    Gouyave is a remote fishing village up in the Northwestern side of Grenada... a beautifully picturesque little town with friendly locals, relaxed atmosphere, and the biggest congregation of fisherman in the area... in fact, Gouyave is host to a fish fry every Friday night, all year long... and always a good time! :)

    Hope you enjoy the video, and don't forget to share!

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    SSL ~ Missing Episode 020 ~ Damn that's HOT!!!
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    Published on Jul 2, 2017
     
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    SSL 188 ~ Oh SH!T... Dinghy DISASTER!!
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    Published on Jul 3, 2017
    Yaay, we finally got the dinghy back, and looking better than ever! Thanks to Douglas and crew at Johnny Sails for the excellent job! :)

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    SSL 189 ~ All in a days work.. (in 4K UltraHD)
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    Published on Jul 10, 2017
    Sorry it's been a while, but we've been super busy with work lately.. and now we are in the land of crappy internet so it took 2 days to find internet good enough to upload this video, and 22 hours of upload time... OUCH! Anyway, REALLY hope you enjoy, leave a comment below and don't forget to SHARE please! :)

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    If you want to be in the next draw this Sunday July 16, 2017 to be invited aboard 'SOPHISTICATED LADY' as part of the crew, don't forget to get signed up to our "I WANT TO GO SAILING" category on our Patreon page at:
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    SSL ~ 021 ~ Rock Diving on Redonda
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    Published on Jul 11, 2017
     
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    SSL 190 ~ new activity... BEER YOGA!
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    Published on Jul 15, 2017
     
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    SSL 191 ~ captain's update..
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    Published on Jul 16, 2017
     
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    SSL 192 ~ Shascha hit by dinghy while snorkelling.. during preparations for Tropical Storm DON
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    Published on Jul 19, 2017
    Shascha had a VERY close call when struck by a dinghy in the anchorage yesterday, she was snorkelling over the anchor as we were resetting it in preparation for the arrival of Tropical Storm DON which was due in just a few short hours... she was INCREDIBLY lucky that she wasn't just one foot closer or the prop would have gone right down her back and ripped her to shreds...

    This is purely an example of what can happen even when you think everyone is paying attention, it is no fault of anyone, and no blame is being laid, but illustrates a warning to all to exercise extreme caution in the water, whether swimming or snorkelling or driving a dinghy in a busy anchorage.

    STAY SAFE OUT THERE EVERYONE!

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    SSL 198 ~ Awesome Day in Halifax Bay!
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    Published on Jul 31, 2017
     
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    SSL 199 ~ SAILING with our SPIRIT of the LADY !
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    Published on Aug 2, 2017
     
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    SSL EPISODE 200 ~ Special Edition Update!
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    Published on Aug 6, 2017
     
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    SSL 202 ~ back in the saddle...
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    SSL 203 ~ Captain's Log ~ Update on HURRICANE IRMA
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    SSL 204 ~ First Images from HURRICANE IRMA in ST Martin
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    These are the first images and video clips I found coming out of St Martin in the wake of the first half of HURRICANE IRMA passing over the Island. The eye passed over early this morning and now they are receiving the East quadrant of IRMA as she moves on towards the British Virgin Islands (BVI)... All our best wishes go out to all those dealing with this storm.. please be safe!
     
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    SSL 205 ~ Devastation of HURRICANE IRMA in St Martin & British Virgin Islands
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    HURRICANE IRMA is definitely taking her toll and destroying everything in her path. This update features some of the first aerials and images I was able to find on social media of the affected areas, including Tortola in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), and many areas of St Martin shot just after Hurricane IRMA.

    The storm is still spinning as a huge category 5 hurricane with 180mph winds at the eye... current forecast has her heading straight for Florida next, so anything you can do to get out of her way is extremely advisable!
     
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    SSL 206 ~ all work and no play...
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    SSL 206 ~ Cat5 HURRICANE MARIA makes landfall at DOMINICA, CARIBBEAN
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    SSL 211 ~ Baby's BACK..!!
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    SSL 212 ~ Breaking the Rules...
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    Edited (mostly) by Shascha!
     
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    SSL 213 ~ Uh oh... who called the COAST GUARD..?!?
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    SSL 214 ~ Sunday Shenanigans..
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    Just a quick video of our afternoon at Hog Island in Grenada... sorry for poor quality and sound, but I didn't have a camera with me so just used my iPhone! :)

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    SSL 216 ~ Negotiating... RUSSIAN STYLE! (in 4K UltraHD!)
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    Edit of this video by Shascha (mostly).. :)

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    SSL 217 ~ one step at a time...
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    Published on Oct 15, 2017
    Edited by Rick, this episode is more of an example of one of our VIMEO episodes since so many viewers have been asking what is the difference. The Youtube version of this video would have been 9 minutes total, so you have 9 extra minutes of extended scenes, previously deleted scenes, sailing, managing the boat, etc.

    Let me know how you like it, look forward to your comments below!
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    SSL 218 ~ Winners... or losers...?
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    Published on Oct 16, 2017
    Winners, or losers.. what do you think? :)

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