On August 12, the new MBC every1 selection present “Yacht Expedition” (literal title) held a press convention with the solid and crew.
“Yacht Expedition” is a documentary-style variety program about 4 males who tackle the problem of crusing a yacht collectively on the Pacific Ocean. The yacht might be captained by Kim Seung Jin, an completed sailor who was the primary Korean to efficiently sail a solo, continuous journey world wide with out outdoors help.
The solid consists of actor Jin Goo, Super Junior’s Choi Siwon, singer Jang Ki Ha, and Song Ho Jun, a author and media artist who was the primary particular person to launch a self-built, privately owned satellite tv for pc into orbit.
At the press convention, producing director (PD) Song Ji Woong stated, “I’ve been getting ready this present for about two years. For the solid, I looked for folks whom I assumed would take pleasure in a problem. When I requested round about who was probably the most adventurous, Jin Goo and Jang Ki Ha often got here up, so I solid them. I discovered Choi Siwon as a result of I knew some folks at SM Entertainment. I heard that he needed to tackle quite a lot of new challenges and adventures. I made a tentative proposal, however he readily agreed. I knew about Song Ho Jun’s satellite tv for pc via ‘Radio Star.’ He doesn’t have an entertainer’s disposition, so I questioned if he would get together with the opposite solid members, however he’s in an analogous age group so I assumed it will be effective. Everyone was higher than I anticipated.”
Captain Kim Seung Jin stated, “I assumed rather a lot about find out how to get first-time sailors accustomed to the yacht. Each particular person has a special pace at which they regulate to issues. Even if you wish to regulate rapidly, that’s not all the time potential. But the solid adjusted fairly properly. Jang Ki Ha was sooner than I anticipated. Song Ho Jun has additionally been on boats rather a lot earlier than, so he adjusted properly too. Jin Goo took a while. Choi Siwon was the youngest, so he labored actually arduous. Each particular person adjusted at totally different charges, however I believe that can add to the enjoyable of watching the present.”
Jin Goo stated, “I made a decision to look as a result of I had infinite religion within the captain. I obtained a shock higher than I imagined. I hoped I’d be taught from these folks who had lived utterly totally different lives from me and get an opportunity to place down my mobile phone and dwell life to the fullest. But the seasickness was the toughest half. The waves have been at totally different top every day. As quickly as I obtained used to it, the seasickness would change the subsequent day and once more the subsequent. Because of the fixed motion, every day was troublesome to get via.”
Choi Siwon stated, “This is a tough mixture of individuals to seek out. I actually needed to work with these members and the captain, so I made my resolution rapidly. The captain took nice care of us. I discovered rather a lot from him.” He added jokingly, “I did assume that the subsequent time I come up towards a brand new problem, I ought to assume extra rigorously about what to do.”
He added, “It was somewhat uncomfortable to sleep. It was all the time damp and it by no means absolutely dried out. It wasn’t simple at first to sleep in a spot that saved getting moist. I used to be amazed that Jang Ki Ha by no means obtained seasick as soon as. I wasn’t nervous about my idol picture. I assumed positively that it will be good to indicate a special aspect of myself. It wasn’t the type of state of affairs the place I may shave repeatedly. I made a decision that I’d present the digicam actually that this was the type of state of affairs we have been in.”
Jang Ki Ha stated, “It was arduous to be in a spot that wouldn’t cease transferring all day and night time. It’s arduous to image what it’s like within the creativeness, however as quickly as I got here again to land, I used to be grateful to be standing on floor that didn’t transfer. I assumed that I used to be the sort to take pleasure in journey, however I spotted via this yacht expedition that I had by no means actually tried journey earlier than. I don’t assume I prefer it that a lot. My ideas have modified somewhat.”
Song Ho Jun stated, “I felt pressured about happening the present with people who find themselves usually on TV, however I didn’t have any excessive expectations. I didn’t assume, ‘Oh, what is going to I be doing with these folks?’ I simply needed to exit into the open ocean. It’s uncommon to get an opportunity like that, so I made a decision to go on the present. I loved life on the market, however typically we needed to go to the toilet within the open air. That was a bit troublesome. There are quite a lot of humorous tales about that. Showers have been additionally troublesome.”
“Yacht Expedition” premieres on August 17 at 8:30 p.m. KST.
In the meantime, try a teaser for Choi Siwon within the upcoming anthology collection “SF8” under!
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