You will see the top 10 sailing clips from the episodes of seasons 1 to 7 of Game of Thrones (GOT), the hit fantasy series from HBO. We put the epic boat scenes into context of the greater story inspired by the Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin. There are SPOILERS for people who have not yet seen seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 of most watched show on TV. Game of Thrones premiers its final season 8 on Home Box Office (HBO) on April 14, 2019. The final season is scheduled to have 6 episodes.
0:37 #10 6-10 The Winds of Winter: Dany sails for Westeros
1:31 #9 3-01 Valar Dohaeris: Davos Seaworth is shipwrecked on a rock
2:13 #8 5-05 Kill the Boy: Tyrion and Jorah sail into the Doom of Valyria and get their hands full of greyscale and the stone men
3:26 #7 7-01 Dragonstone: Dany returns to Dragonstone the seat of House Baratheon and earlier House Targaryen
4:12 #6 7-01 Dragonstone: King Euron Greyjoy of the Iron Islands on holder of the driftwood crown sails the Iron Fleet to King’s Landing to woo Queen Cersei Lannister, but he has to get the Golden Company in Season 8 first.
4:49 #5 4-10 The Children: Arya Stark presents an iron coin of the faceless men who worship the Got of Many Faces to a Bravos sea captain for passage to the free city
5:36 #4 3-01 Valar Dohaeris: Daenerys Targaryen sails to Astapor with her young Dragons to buy the army of unsullied slave warriors
6:09 #3 5-08 Hardhome: Jon Snow gets beat back to the row boats with Tormund as Night King turns Karsi and many of the wildlings and the Night’s Watch into wights
7:03 #2 2-09 Blackwater: Stannis Baratheon’s fleet led by the Onion Knight Davos Seaworth attacks King’s Landing. Tyrion burns the attacking ships wildfire.
7:43 #1 7-07 The Dragon and the Wolf: Dany and Jon join forces on passage at sea without knowing that Jon is actually Dany’s nephew Aegon Targaryen.
The narrator draws upon his watching of the series and his listening to the complete unabridged audiobooks of George R.R. Martin. Those books are
Below are the books that the narrator listened to prior to recording this video:
A Song of Ice and Fire Series
A Game of Thrones (Book 1)
A Clash of Kings (Book 2)
A Storm of Swords (Book 3)
A Feast for Crows (Book 4)
A Dance with Dragons (Book 5)
Winds of Winter (Not yet released Book 6)
A Dream of Spring (Not yet released Book 7)
A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms
The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones
Fire & Blood: 300 Years Before A Game of Thrones (A Targaryen History)
Sailing ships, sailing dinghys, fishing boats, and row boats are some of the fastest ways of getting around the the Seven Kingdoms and the lands of the Iron Throne of Westeros. Much of the action takes place in the older continent of Essos. King’s Landing sequences were filmed in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
A non-exhaustive list of characters featured in the clips or mentioned in the narration were the following (and the actor who played them in the HBO TV show) were:
Robert Baratheon (Mark Addy), Tyrion Lannister, (Peter Dinklage), Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey), Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), Jon Snow (Kit Harington), Robb Stark (Richard Madden), Arya Stark (Maisie Williams), Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead-Wright), Joffrey Baratheon (Jack Gleeson), Jorah Mormont (Iain Glen), Theon Greyjoy (Alfie Allen), Sandor Clegane “The Hound” (Rory McCann), Bronn (Jerome Flynn), Varys (Conleth Hill), Barristan Selmy (Ian Mcelhinney), Lancel Lannister (Eugene Simon), Catelyn Stark (Michelle Fairley), Davos Seaworth (Liam Cunningham), Tywin Lannister (Charles Dance), Stannis Baratheon (Stephen Dillane), Balon Greyjoy (Patrick Malahide), Podrick Payne (Daniel Portman), Yara Greyjoy (Gemma Whelan), Jaqen H’ghar (Tom Wlaschiha), Tormund (Kristofer Hivju), Missandei (Nathalie Emmanuel), Grey Worm (Jacob Anderson), and Euron Greyjoy (Pilou Asbæk)
DAVID BENIOFF – Executive Producer
D.B. WEISS – Executive Producer
We corresponded with HBO and Cinemax PR about the making of this video about sailing in GOT. Any errors are those of Linus Wilson,Vermilion Advisory Services, LLC alone.
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