What make and model is Ran?
She is a Swedish custom built Beason 40 made of Aluminium from 1987. Read more about Ran here.
How long have you owned Ran?
What kind of satellite phone/device do you have?
We have an Iridium Go (satellite phone) and a Spot (satellite tracker).
How do you get electricity?
We have two solar panels which give 300W in total and an Airamp which is a combined wind- and towing generator (but we’ve lost the towing prop). Then we also have a portable Honda generator.
Which company insures Ran?
What camera gear do you have?
Find what we use here.
What editing software do you use?
Final Cut Pro X.
How do you find the music to the videos?
We use copyright free music from Epidemic Sound.
Have you made videos/film before?
No, we started with the YouTube channel and are self taught.
Do you still have your jobs left?
No, we have quit our old jobs.
How long do you plan to sail?
As long as we can and want to.
What is your planned route?
Our plans for 2019 are the west coast US, Mexico and South Pacific. But as they say, plans are written in sand at low tide 🙂
How can you afford sailing and not having a job?
We sold everything we owned and lived on the boat for more than a year before departure. We now work with producing videos on YouTube.