St Barths regatta filmed by a drone

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  1. brian eiland
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    Found this kind of interesting, both from the good sailing video (and particularly the multihulls), and the fact that is was shot from a drone.

    http://vimeo.com/92445173
     
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    great shots, far less costly than using a helicopter for hire. they must have great confidence in the reliability of their drone, one malfunction in any part of the complex operating system and they lose it.
     
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    ...from another forum
     
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    How much does a drone rig cost to get this quality? Very steady and high quality footage. Must have a good gyro stabilizer to be so smooth.
     
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    I've seen a drone made of foam. It was so light that it would float.
     
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    Some of my favourite quadcopter footage below. Some slightly tenuously boat related! Some debate about the responsibility of flying over people on the Blackpool front footage, IMO, but a great film nevertheless.


    Blackpool:




    Forth Bridge:




    Falkirk Wheel:




    The Kelpies:

     
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