No wind makes for a pretty boring yacht race, so I used the time on the water to test out what the GoPro could do.
All the footage was shot 720p @ 60 and conformed to 25p in Cinema Tools. The camera will also do 1080p which obviously looks even better but is restricted to 30f.
I had it mounted on the end of a telescopic paint roller handle from Bunnings which was a bit too flexible but considering a lot of the footage (underwater and above) was shot while traveling at speed, it did pretty well.
NOTE: A fair bit of image quality was lost during compression because of Vimeo's 500mb upload limit.
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