Not What We'd Expect From a Winter Sail - Sailing Uma [Step 262]

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  • Stu B
    Stu B2 dager siden

    Poppy the Gaoler.

  • Berit Havre
    Berit Havre4 dager siden

    Brunost is made of the whey - the clear stuff that is left when the cheese stuff is taken out of the milk (adding a dash of vinegar to the milk make the separation happen) - the simmered down to cheese -

  • 45 th Parallel
    45 th Parallel5 dager siden

    I was thinking more like Smurf

  • Svein M. Bortne
    Svein M. Bortne11 dager siden

    I'v done this route before with my sailboat. But that was in summer 2002. Visited family and it was smooth sailing all the way. Trip to Værøy, Lofoten and ended up in Trollfjord. Norway and particular this part of Norway is breathtaking beautiful. Thanks for let us come with you in this (bloody) Covid times. Good job!

  • David C
    David C11 dager siden

    Another great episode of Sailing Uma. Pretty cool the shot of Plumpy Lumpy all in blues complimented by a pale shade of blue all around Uma on the video footage. Thanks & Cheers!

  • Pick My Ride USA
    Pick My Ride USA12 dager siden

    Sooo Jealous. I love snow and I love sailing.

  • Pick My Ride USA
    Pick My Ride USA12 dager siden

    Sooo Jealous. I love snow and I love sailing.

  • Travelling Sunglasses
    Travelling Sunglasses14 dager siden

    Totally agree on the brunost not-cheese! We even took some home from our trip to Oslo :)

  • Jørn Olazo-Nerland
    Jørn Olazo-Nerland15 dager siden

    Uthaug use to be Norways biggest harbour for fishing boats, about 110 years ago...

  • Chris Arnel
    Chris Arnel15 dager siden

    That loose hanging lock at 1:35 certainly caught my eye, hope you didn't lose it! Lovely sail video, great to see you both having fun!

  • mikael wiik
    mikael wiik18 dager siden

    The only thing that would be More norwegian would be if you had a kvikk lunch :) pro norwegian tip, the brunost is superb with strawberry jam on top 😀

  • kristian pedersen
    kristian pedersen19 dager siden

    So thrilled youre in my home country! Been following you for some time - hope you find Norway worth the effort!

  • Pamela Flexer
    Pamela Flexer20 dager siden

    My nickname as a baby was plump a lump! Til I was 3 lol 😂 Love it

  • kobrapelle
    kobrapelle20 dager siden

    Looked like Kika was going down ha ha

  • William Schall
    William Schall20 dager siden

    Love seeing ..."you kids" in love.....

  • Mike Bunn
    Mike Bunn21 dag siden

    Another great video 👍 Is that fan on top of your stove electric ? Cheers from NZ

  • Sailing Uma

    Sailing Uma

    21 dag siden

    Nope. Thermodynamic! It works on a peltier device, generating electricity from the heat of the stove.

  • Bill B.
    Bill B.21 dag siden

    We loved watching the fun and joy that you share together. The Aurora Borealis was an added plus. Safe travels.

  • Don Kaffenberger
    Don Kaffenberger21 dag siden

    Looks cold and desolate there. Crack a bottle of wine... jump into a warm sleeping bag... keep each other warm...let the cares of the world leave with the outgoing tide.

  • David Martin
    David Martin22 dager siden

    Fine detailed pee-by-pee commentary! ;-)

  • Dan Szineki
    Dan Szineki22 dager siden

    Your images and drone footage is outstanding. Really enjoyed this step. You guys make it all look so easy, but i'm not fooled. Thank you for sharing so much with us. Stay safe and well.

  • Rune Martin Guldberg
    Rune Martin Guldberg22 dager siden

    Come to Melbu for off piste skiing.

  • Rune Martin Guldberg
    Rune Martin Guldberg22 dager siden

    Cod is easy. Almost for sure to get one. Funny when most Norwegians fish for cods they use a fishing hook called "Swedish" pilk. In Norwegian "Svenskpilk".

  • Rune Martin Guldberg

    Rune Martin Guldberg

    21 dag siden

    @Stein Johansen Morsom historie...

  • Stein Johansen

    Stein Johansen

    22 dager siden

    It is called "Svenskepilken" because of WW2. The pilk was first made in 1940 in Norway, and during the war, it was not allowed to produce steel products . So they said it was made in Sweden to avoid trouble.

  • Rune Martin Guldberg
    Rune Martin Guldberg22 dager siden

    List of other Norwegian foods to try: Smalahove. Lutefisk. Pinnekjøtt. Tørrfisk. Fenalår. Ribbe. Gammel ost, (cheese). Fårikål. Sursild. Finnbiff. Flatbrød.

  • Simon Attwood
    Simon Attwood23 dager siden

    Missed your usual Thursday release. Hope everything is OK in Umaland?

  • Demy Delfi
    Demy Delfi23 dager siden

    Such a great episode! Hey, does anyone know? Is Kika's jacket (the blue one) waterproof?

  • Stein Johansen

    Stein Johansen

    23 dager siden

    It looks like a down jacket from Norrøna, so I would guess water repellent, not waterproof. ;-)

  • Lindi
    Lindi23 dager siden

    Hi Kika and Dan, since there was mo episode yesterday, I just wanted to ask if you guys are okay? If you just needed a break, no worries and enjoy your time.

  • Geir Håstein
    Geir Håstein23 dager siden

    FINALLY someone that agrees that brunost is not a cheese, but a sort of milkfudge. Makes it alot more usable in a way.. Love your videos btw, and salute you for taking on Norway this time of the year. God tur videre!!

  • John Robertson
    John Robertson23 dager siden

    Loved that the video ended in silence. Some things aren’t enhanced by words.

  • GreenHeart 524
    GreenHeart 52423 dager siden

    This is a wonderful 22 minutes. Thanks for this and so many other great videos of sailing Uma

  • Gary Sherman
    Gary Sherman23 dager siden

    i was wondering. i have heard stories from my local yacht club that when you are really far off the coast the stars are really really visible and that on calm nights one can loose track of the horizon giving off the illusion being surrounded by stars. can you confirm?

    GIGA CETATEAN23 dager siden


  • Derek Ottman
    Derek Ottman23 dager siden

    "...if we caught a cod..." If you want to go FULL Norwegian you have another step after "cod"... and turn that cod into "lutefisk". (Some people don't like it, maybe you're Norwegian enough now.)

  • lars eriksen
    lars eriksen23 dager siden

    Your are so cool, the great way

  • Dar Knappster
    Dar Knappster23 dager siden

    I watch sailing channels to escape. Thanks for actually sailing around. Too many others are building, refitting, planning etc. That is what my job is so that just seems like an extension to my work day! Yours is a great channel to be sure. Hi from Canada eh!

  • ole86225
    ole8622524 dager siden

    Be aware the sleeping bag should be shortened (use a rope) so it fits the sleeper! Thank you for an extraordinary effort showing off my homeland to the world - this is way better than any professional TV show - it makes me wanting to take on the northern coastline myself!

  • Juanmi Olmos
    Juanmi Olmos24 dager siden

    Muy buenas tomas!! Saludos. Juanmi y Aisha.

  • stlouisactor
    stlouisactor24 dager siden

    As architects, Hve you guya given any thought to designing a new boat for yo?

  • Michael Van Winkle
    Michael Van Winkle24 dager siden

    Thank You for videos with more sailing and less sitting on anchor. Good to see more of Norway also. Do you plan to sail along any of the Netherlands later?

  • Stephen Allen
    Stephen Allen25 dager siden

    One day would love to do something like this. Of course electrifying the inboard motor was fascinating! From sustainability and convenience perspectives this seemed like such a win! Was there a reason that you stopped there? As I imagine owning a sailboat at some point down the line it seems like electrification wherever possible would be really cool, although in some areas it may of course not yet be feasible or practical. I have not made it all the way through your series and so not sure if you might have addressed this question already. Thanks for the fantastic videos. Learning so much on your channel.

  • Stephen Allen

    Stephen Allen

    24 dager siden

    @Sailing Uma Fantastic! I'm on step 45 or so right now and rapidly making my way through. Thank you for sharing all of this information and experience, it is really amazing to see your adventures.

  • Sailing Uma

    Sailing Uma

    24 dager siden

    Pretty much everything on our boat is electric. But we have analogue redundancy as well. We can sail, steer, cook and head without any power at all. Since systems can and do fail.

  • Que Fait Loulou
    Que Fait Loulou25 dager siden

    You are so cuuuuuute 💙 Be proud , Be happy 🤩

  • Bence Nagy
    Bence Nagy25 dager siden

    I just finished watching all your videos from the beginning, and I have to admit, I was hooked for the past 13 days. Well done guys, really nice channel, definitely will be sticking around for a long time.

  • Josh Key
    Josh Key25 dager siden

    I'm from Indonesia .. yes .. .. very sailing ship, next try to Indonesia DEBUT ,,

  • stlouisactor
    stlouisactor25 dager siden

    I don't know exactly where you are in the world but wherever you are, there is love.

  • stlouisactor
    stlouisactor25 dager siden

    I just recently discovered your channel and am hooked. Not because of your adventures (wgich are awesome). Not vecause Kika is so gorgeous ( which she is). Not because I live vicariously through your travels (ehich I do). No. I am hooked because I can see how much you love each other. It is the common thread that runs theough your posts. That moment when she laid her head on gis shoulder as the storm raged outside touched me derply and I galt/saw the love between you two. Awesome. One last thing....I used to have a Haitian gf and when she spoke Creole, i thoughtt it was the most melodious sound I'd ever heard. Let's hear a little, ok? Regards, Charlie M

  • PatriciaM
    PatriciaM25 dager siden

    Epic! I love your stories...❤❤❤

  • Cool Water
    Cool Water25 dager siden

    Love this vid, only drama are the two warm hearts staying warm, just a simple sail and eats.

  • David Vigneux
    David Vigneux25 dager siden

    Thanks for sharing! Love you guys! 🙏

  • Steve Sims
    Steve Sims25 dager siden

    Yall R Lots of fun to follow. Tha ks 4 taking the timr.

  • Brenda Kidd
    Brenda Kidd26 dager siden

    Beautiful sea and sunset! It is snowing here in NW Arkansas (USA). I think Mother Nature has dementia because it is supposed be spring time right now. I really enjoy your videos! Safe travels.

  • Ralf Dankert-Paulsen
    Ralf Dankert-Paulsen26 dager siden

    Videos are getting better and better. Really enjoy your Chanel. Hope you plan some time for the Baltic Sea as well. Some cozy spots here as well. Cheers to you both.

  • Oskar Farkas
    Oskar Farkas26 dager siden


  • John Haug
    John Haug26 dager siden

    Yee Haa, just finished ~ 6 years of steps..... Now looking for Step 263......thought I screwed up, but no, that is correct!

  • Bog Splash
    Bog Splash27 dager siden

    About as close to perfection as you can get I reckon.

  • Whiteflameone
    Whiteflameone27 dager siden

    I really like watching your ordinary daylife AND sailing! The BEST sailingchannel on internet!

  • Stiff Wood
    Stiff Wood27 dager siden

    @5:36 You forgot a shot of aquavit or at least a cold pilsner. Or maybe you save that for the "ankerdram"? Man you are tuff sailors! How many Norwegian sailboats have you seen on your voyage? None?

  • Shawn Zirger
    Shawn Zirger27 dager siden

    Wonderful adventure =)

  • Abdul Samad
    Abdul Samad27 dager siden

    You are loving and respecting to each other

  • F O
    F O27 dager siden

    Incredible sailing and filming. Although cold weather has its charms, I wish a lot of sunny days for you to come. Keep going, Stay save.

  • Grady Harper
    Grady Harper27 dager siden

    maybe you think its winter though these temps are their summer time temps LoL Norway Summer's Burrrr! sounds of chattering teeth you guys should location tag your videos where she is saying Puffer i am used to hearing Poofy

  • Balmaine B
    Balmaine B27 dager siden

    When you two coming home you both looking home sick I am loving the videos and beautiful pics 😍❤🇯🇲🇺🇲

  • Balmaine B

    Balmaine B

    27 dager siden

    Love that all smiles here 😀😄😊😁😍🇯🇲🇺🇲👍❤🙏

  • Sailing Uma

    Sailing Uma

    27 dager siden

    We are home.

  • Sammy
    Sammy27 dager siden

    We should support them!

  • Eric Taada
    Eric Taada27 dager siden

    Hemingway once wrote about Sailor Journalists who would write articles about their travels and then wait for the cheques to arrive before moving on. You two have succeeded to the extent that the commentaries are longer to read than your productions. Carry ON!

  • PrivateUsername
    PrivateUsername27 dager siden

    ...I mean, electric-powered heated clothes are a thing, yall. I keep a set so I can ride the Harley year-round here in Colorado. They work really well, and can easily last 12 hours. It will help with mobility on night & cold sails. And most are either water-proof or highly resistant.

  • Sailing Uma

    Sailing Uma

    27 dager siden

    Well I do have heated socks 😉But they dont hold charge for very long. Not sure about clothing... especially in the wet salty environment. But We found merino wool And puffer jackets to work wonders in the arctic.

  • Обитель Игрока
    Обитель Игрока27 dager siden

    ⛵ ⛵ ⛵

  • Peter Hansen
    Peter Hansen27 dager siden

    Cod in Norwegian is Torsk. I ate a lot it that we caught ourselves the summer I spent time on Merdøj on the south coast.

  • Robert Smith
    Robert Smith28 dager siden

    Way too much winter, time for the tropics. Norway looks beautiful but I have no interest in more winter blah! LOL

  • AKA Mag Regor
    AKA Mag Regor28 dager siden

    I find my self savoring these videos. Closed in by age, health and government regulations makes my soul feel trammeled and caged but your videos let me know that some people are able to live a much freer life. A life of your own rules. I also admire the closeness of your relationship. Being a widower at too young, it brings joy to my heart to see ya'll and be allowed a window into your life. Thanks for all that you are doing and who you are. Keep on!

  • Betty L Pettus
    Betty L Pettus28 dager siden

    Looking at this makes me cold and I'm sitting in front of my fireplace! Brrr!

  • Jose evaristo Domínguez
    Jose evaristo Domínguez28 dager siden

    Me gusta vuestras aventuras os sigo Desde las Islas Canarias Os invito a canarias tengo Atraques para ustedes en el muelle deportivo de las palmas....gracias por sus aventuras

  • Lisa Ryan
    Lisa Ryan28 dager siden

    Puffer hats are a thing!

  • SteelAttorney 77
    SteelAttorney 7728 dager siden

    You guys are such a cute couple keep up the great work and keep making great content! Safe travels👍

  • Roger Bayzand
    Roger Bayzand28 dager siden

    Running a fishing boat through many freezing cold winters we discovered the flotation suits developed for the offshore oil workers were the best for keeping us dry and warm as toast. They are mostly made of 2 to 3 mm neoprene with nylon fabric liner and outer, couple that with a "wooly bear" one piece fleece underneath a pair of moon boots and neoprene gloves. Great filming and editing as always. Cheers Rog.

  • Magnus Karlsson
    Magnus Karlsson28 dager siden

    Where are you sailing, Arctic or?

  • Richard Richard

    Richard Richard

    25 dager siden

    @Sailing Uma Diplomacy! Keep up with the Training LOL

  • Sailing Uma

    Sailing Uma

    28 dager siden


  • Andrew Page
    Andrew Page28 dager siden

    Love your videos! Zhik must have loved the product placement... Geeky question- what speed do you assume for passage planning? I’m guessing 5 knts?

  • Sailing Uma

    Sailing Uma

    28 dager siden

    On long passages where we’ll sail longer than a 3 day forecast, we usually plan for 6kts. On shorter 1-3 days trips we can plan more accurately. With good wind we’ll average 7kts. In light and variable wind, probably closer to 4.5-5.

  • Kai Piatscheck
    Kai Piatscheck28 dager siden

    Wow I think this is going on my list

  • Victor Raymond
    Victor Raymond28 dager siden

    You guys make us feel guilty because have a pilot house for colder climates. Nevertheless we are impressed with your film making, passage making and fun making adventures. I hope we get to Tromsø this year and maybe meet up. Enjoy.

  • Victor Raymond

    Victor Raymond

    27 dager siden

    @Paul SJ I have been trying to get back to my boat there but so far I haven’t found the right excuse. I am about to hire a captain to take it to Iceland or Faroes where they will let a vaccinated person in.

  • Paul SJ

    Paul SJ

    27 dager siden

    Better hurry up! I'm guessing that you may only have a few weeks before they eventually leave Tromso...

  • Ken Siggens
    Ken Siggens28 dager siden

    In 22 years of wedded bliss, I do not think I have had as much connection as I saw in this one video. I love watching your videos

  • here for the comments
    here for the comments28 dager siden

    Fellow Canadian...I love your videos... you two are super cute.

  • Felicia Baham
    Felicia Baham28 dager siden

    Did you guys see the Northern lights? If so, please share...

  • Felicia Baham

    Felicia Baham

    14 dager siden

    @Stein Johansen that's what I get for making this my nightly routine...watching this wonderful couple is how I relax my mind and I fell asleep and missed those beautiful lights. Thanks for your comments...Wow...sooo beautiful!

  • Sailing Uma

    Sailing Uma

    28 dager siden

    Yea sadly we missed the window of epic dancing lights of the North.

  • Stein Johansen

    Stein Johansen

    28 dager siden

    You have to watch the video one more time. Look for the green light dancing in the nightsky. If they had been further north between november and february they would have seen it way more intense dancing in the sky, and shifting between green,blue and yellow. ;-) I´ve been living in northern Norway all my life, and the northlight never stopped to amaze me!

  • john cometti
    john cometti28 dager siden

    I am watching and it took me a minute to hear the boat sounds- I’m a full time cruiser but I sail a steel boat. No creaking-. Keep up the great work, thanks.

  • JakaWere 🇨🇦🇰🇪
    JakaWere 🇨🇦🇰🇪28 dager siden

    Always a treat seeing the Canada 🇨🇦 flag in the background. You guys rock

  • Maxwell White
    Maxwell White28 dager siden

    my day always gets a bit brighter when your videos come. I love watching you two grow and progress not only together and as people but your sailing skills as well! Love you both!

  • Col Smith
    Col Smith28 dager siden

    I only found this channel a couple of days ago I'm hooked line and sinker. You guys do a great job, move over magic carpet and teleport. I'll get there one day. I'm a forever fan. Who needs movies when you watch a beautiful reality.

  • Frank Moore
    Frank Moore28 dager siden

    Fluffy Lumpy 😃😃😃

  • Kevin T.
    Kevin T.28 dager siden

    You guys are awesome. I love your sailing, and I love your love. Like I say to my daughter - don't ever change!

  • Mark Jones
    Mark Jones28 dager siden

    The wood stove is next level.

  • yuba sinnott
    yuba sinnott28 dager siden

    After all this time you still arive before sunset🤣

  • ThePerfectPeter
    ThePerfectPeter28 dager siden

    Omg singing ABBA!!!!

  • HellyWelly93
    HellyWelly9328 dager siden

    I agree with you on the brown cheese, really didn't like it when I first had it....but found myself craving it since then 😅

  • Dan Knox
    Dan Knox28 dager siden

    You might want to try bringing the new sail out before taking the old one in. Enjoy your videos. Best wishes. Stay safe.

  • Dan Knox

    Dan Knox

    28 dager siden

    Racing has zero to do with it. One sail covers the second and it is then very easy to furl. There are always multiple ways to do things in sailing and each way has benefits but if you try this I think you will find it both easier and safer. Then again your way seems to work fine for you.

  • Sailing Uma

    Sailing Uma

    28 dager siden

    We’re not racing, so no need to complicate things. Much more can go wrong with two headsails out at the same time.

  • ilCigno
    ilCigno29 dager siden

    Beautiful video. I’m so much enjoying watching this. Some sailing things so familiar, some scenery so new and exiting. As another sailor says, no bullshit, just sailing!

  • Tommy Topham
    Tommy Topham29 dager siden

    Why can't you heat the cabin while on sail ? I didn't know about this cant you run some heating cable through the floor or hv a heating fan of some kind I dont get it.

  • Tommy Topham

    Tommy Topham

    27 dager siden

    @Sailing Uma sounds like a darpa problom chken or egg ahah thnks ill work on a solution thier got to be one .

  • Sailing Uma

    Sailing Uma

    28 dager siden

    We have a wood stove. Any other type of heat takes fuel (which we don’t have) or electricity (which we use sparingly). But we finds it’s easier just to stay warm in good clothing, since we’re in and out a lot and we’d loose any heat inside anyway.

  • Sailing Dame Blanche
    Sailing Dame Blanche29 dager siden

    Beautiful video ❤️

  • John Mayer
    John Mayer29 dager siden

    You don't seem to use your wind vane any more. Is there a reason ?

  • John Mayer

    John Mayer

    27 dager siden

    @Sailing Uma Actually I think it is kind of a misconception using a wind vane only for very long distances. I used my Aries almost constantly when sailing single handed in the Danish islands even for stretches of less than an hour. Saved battery power (only lead acid was available at that time) and it was quiet. Tacking or reefing using the vane - no problem at all. I think a little more 'advertising' by NOlocalrs like Uma would give more credit to wind vanes and less or smaller resource hungry electrical autopilots need to be produced.

  • Sailing Uma

    Sailing Uma

    29 dager siden

    We explained this a bit more in the previous episode ( step 261) . But we normally use the windvane on longer offshore passages. Most of our sails here in Norway are 24hrs or less, or in narrow channels.

  • TheOakRoom
    TheOakRoom29 dager siden

    Simple sailing, love, care and attention to the world about.

  • Greg Jackson
    Greg Jackson29 dager siden

    Great video guys really enjoyed the content as always.

  • flash more
    flash more29 dager siden

    Baked=Nuked lol

  • Desiree Osterman Makeup
    Desiree Osterman Makeup29 dager siden

    Wow! The northern lights during a night sail .. amazing! Thank you for sharing your journeys

  • Alan Davenport
    Alan Davenport29 dager siden

    Plumpy lumpy lol. You're so tiny you nearly disappeared under all those layers. :D

  • Alejandro Vanags
    Alejandro Vanags29 dager siden

    I guess you like the path less travelled. Let’s do the Norwegian coast during winter! The Canadian influence. Eventually Haiti will prevail and we will see you back in warmer waters!