The boat

What make and model is Ran?
She is a Najad 440 from 1988, hull number 6. Read more about Ran II here.

How long have you owned Ran?
Since 2019.

What kind of water maker do you have?
We don’t have a water maker yet on Ran II the water tank holds 1000 liters of water. We might get a water maker in the future. On Ran I we had a SeaMaker 20 from Cruise RO water and power.

What kind of satellite phone/device do you have?
We have an Iridium Go (satellite phone) with Predict Wind and a Spot (satellite tracker).

How do you get electricity?
We have four solar panels of a total of 200 W. This is too little to make us self sufficient on electricity so we are planning to build an arch and mount solar panels of 500-600 W.

Which company insures Ran?
Y-Yachts Insurance.

The crew

Do you still have your jobs left?
No, we quit our old jobs before leaving Sweden. Now we work with filmning and producing videos on our YouTube channel RAN Sailing.

How long do you plan to sail?
As long as we can and want to.

What is your planned route?
In 2020 we will sail the coasts in Sweden and go through Göta Canal. Depending on the situation in the world we’ll see if we can sail south in Europe before winter.

The videos

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 music from Epidemic Sound.

Have you made videos/film before?
No, we started with the YouTube channel and have learnt so much along the way.