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) with Predict Wind 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?
Do you still have your jobs left?
No, we quit our old jobs before leaving Sweden. Now we work with 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?
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 🙂
Do you have private health insurances?
Yes, because we are not covered by the Swedish social health security when we’re outside of Europe. We are insured by Topsail.