For six and a half years we've been living aboard Cygnet, a 42 foot Carver 4207 Aft Cabin Motor-yacht in Chicago. We've also been writing this blog on and off and have been featured on local news and other programs. We've had fun but it's time we transition to another format. Originally we wanted to write about our experience and felt that a written blog was the best way to do it. But times are changing and we've seen many boating channels on YouTube become massive. We have no desire to become full time YouTube Vloggers but we know people like video. They say a picture says a thousand words, what do thousands of pictures have to say?
|See you on the Small Screen, Cygnet.|
We've seen the writing on the wall because many of you haven't seen the writing. Due to us only occasionally posting, and other factors, our once thriving blog has dwindled into triple digit readership. It's time to get people excited again! By transitioning to YouTube we hope to do just that. YouTube isn't our preferred site, we actually think YouTube kind-of sucks at being a video site, but it is the 9 billion pound gorilla, so we'll give into the wishes of the proletariat and post our videos there.
We'll still write a bit here but mostly this space will be used to let the subscribers of this written blog know that a new video is posted on YouTube. We're sure it'll take a while to gain some traction but we figure if we try to be more consistent with posting we'll have a reasonable viewership. Oh, and FYI we're not doing this for monetization, in fact we've never monetized this written blog although we could have with the number of readers we used to have. This is about sharing the story, about reaching out to other people who are doing this or wish they could.
So please join us at our new YouTube channel Water We Thinking and check out our videos. Also, don't forget to LIKE and SUBSCRIBE to the channel, and comment on the videos too.