What make and model is RAN?
She is a custom built Beason 40 made of Aluminium from 1987. Read more about RAN here.
How long have you owned RAN?
What kind of water maker do you have?
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, an Airamp which is a combined wind- and towing generator. Then we also have a portable Honda generator.
What camera gear do you have?
We have a Sony a6500, a Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 with a 14-140 mm lens and external Rode video mic, a GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition, a GoPro 5 with Karma grip (stabilizer) and a DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Drone.
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 2018 is Hawaii, Alaska, British Columbia (Canada), west coast U.S and then south to Mexico.
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 live from our savings and then we have an income from our supporters on Patreon and from adds on YouTube.