It's Not Sand You're Hitting It's Hard Rock - Ep. 246 RAN Sailing

9. april. 2021
68 751 Ganger

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We are a Swedish couple who have sailed the world since 2016 while sharing the adventures here on NOtown. In 2019 our daughter was born and we bought a bigger boat to continue sailing as a family.
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Music credits:
00:00 Dem Lethal Shorts - Thompson Town Flowers
03:02 Baudo Guan - Dust Follows
08:50 Sunset Resort 5 - Magnus Ringblom
13:44 Let Go - Sebastian Forslund
16:19 Girlfriend (Instrumental Version) - Martin Landh
Malin, Johan & Vera

  • Great views, but what a remote place to live with only sixty people. What fun to get around the island on that moped.

    ElogiumElogium6 dager siden
  • I notice that many of the houses are the same color. Is that a requirement or is that just the standard available building materials? looks neat but must be boring at times with everything the same color.

    John ParkerJohn Parker6 dager siden
  • 👍😎

    Bill MahlerweinBill Mahlerwein14 dager siden
  • You know if a company wanted to be guaranteed a huge share of the children's life vest market they could institute for a fee An exchange program on children's life best they out grow them fast then you pay the fee and trade yours in for the next size up tell their old enough to hot out grow them

    Bryon EnsmingerBryon Ensminger15 dager siden
  • That is a prime docking spot I'd be there a little bit

    Bryon EnsmingerBryon Ensminger15 dager siden
  • I would replace the bottles as they come empty that way you never run out and it wont cost any less in the long run but it wont hurt so much when it's time to pay for them

    Bryon EnsmingerBryon Ensminger15 dager siden
  • You can change out your gas bottles here in the states but you can also take your bottles empty or not to the truck rental place u haul or any camper supply store and they sell propane by the lb they put your tanks on a scale and fill to capacity and charge you the deference

    Bryon EnsmingerBryon Ensminger15 dager siden
  • When I use to spend weekends and holidays out on the water, when I was on land I felt as if the land was moving, or if I were sitting I would feel as if I were swaying, does this seem to happen to your little one? Or does this happen to you? As you all spend all your time on the water and just a few hours off.

    lynne irelandlynne ireland17 dager siden
  • Keep the reggae back ground music - love it 😊

    chris lockhartchris lockhart20 dager siden
  • Montana boy here. In 1970 I was invited by a Swedish family to visit them on an island where they took summer vacations on the west coast of Sweden. For the previous year the daughter, my age, had been an exchange student to Montana State University where I was a student. We befriended each other. I was thrilled to see you stopped at the same island I visited those many years ago...Karingon! The long pier that you moored to was there in 1970. The towns-people whom we befriended during our stay walked along keeping pace with the ferry we took as we left the island performed a tradition for us...they cascaded off the end of the pier as our wee ferry left the harbor. This seemed to be a long standing tradition...someone (staying on the island) who was saying goodby to a dear loved one (on the ferry) would be so engrossed in the farewell that they would not see the end of the pier and fall off the end by accident. What fun.

    **Mike* Sandiland**Mike* Sandiland21 dag siden
  • Can not wait to see you guy,s knocking down coca nuts out of the trees

    Frank RiceFrank Rice21 dag siden
  • Georgous sail guy,s thank you for taking a old sea dog along

    Frank RiceFrank Rice21 dag siden
  • We love your adventures,...everyday something new to share. Thank you for taking us along. Safe travels.

    Bill B.Bill B.23 dager siden
  • So delightful to watch little Vera grow up and you guys sail this magic part of Sweden 🇸🇪

    Bruce StewartBruce Stewart23 dager siden
  • Nijntje is everywhere Grts from belgium

    Filip RoetsFilip Roets24 dager siden
  • I've got to say I started following you-all because of your locations and you work so well together but I think that darn cutie Vera has all my attention! Enjoy that precious gift because they grow up so fast. Looking forward to warmer climates with the whole family..

    Thomas TerryThomas Terry24 dager siden
  • What sort of heating do you have aboard Ran 2 ? It always looks so warm and cosy.

    derek wilkinsonderek wilkinson25 dager siden
  • No helmets i guess.

    *Air bear**Air bear*26 dager siden
  • Vira is growing up so fast I mist a just a few episodes and I feel like I mist months. What a wonderful location to wait for weather.

    Mike HomeMike Home27 dager siden
  • If you ask me what brings a serious smile to my face is seeing Vera in here beanie with ears!

    Guy FrawleyGuy Frawley27 dager siden
  • Amazing places. So beautiful.

    AK_56AK_5627 dager siden
  • What if you painted your house blue in between all those red and white island houses? Would you be outcast?

    Lach EltingLach Elting27 dager siden
    • I don’t think you’re allowed. There’s probably a “code” you have to follow when painting your house. 😊

      RAN SailingRAN Sailing27 dager siden
  • Through a narrow channel under sail (time 3:51 and 11:35) takes polished nautical SKILL. Cool feeling, alertness... ohhh, yes! Windwalker has sailed plenty without an engine in confined waters, the rockiest in Lake Winnipesauke (New Hampshire, USA). Nice to see RAN II glide through a tight channel under sail! Epic. Hope Vera's endearing smile warms every marina RAN II docks in. Blessings, S/V Windwalker

    Deran EatonDeran Eaton28 dager siden
  • Loving these escapes to some very picturesque Swedish locations. Your videos are so relaxing and welcome during our restricted movements in the UK.

    vicky w s mvicky w s m28 dager siden
  • Lovely episode. I have been meaning to ask, do you know how do the residents of the archipelago islands get fresh water? How did they in the 16th century? It does not look like there is enough fresh water capture and digging wells in rock sounds hard.

    Brian GrossBrian Gross28 dager siden
    • @BoelM Resmatk must have rained a lot to support 600 people!

      Brian GrossBrian Gross28 dager siden
    • In the old day they collected rain water in a system of basins

      BoelM ResmatkBoelM Resmatk28 dager siden
  • Den vesten er bra vår datter har hatt den frem til hun nå blir 7 år og hun har å lære å feste seg i livllinen på dekket.

    Thomas André T. SveriThomas André T. Sveri28 dager siden
  • Another great film, but what impresses this ex-sailor most is the way the boat seems to handle now with all of your modifications and improvements. It looks as though it is so much more easy to sail and control, I believe in large part to your very talented sail maker. What beautiful shapes he has made to generate that amazing power! Congratulations on making that already beautiful boat, into an even better boat more suited to your needs. The world is now your more comfortable oyster, and Vera will be at the helm before you know it. Thanks for sharing.

    John RiceJohn Rice28 dager siden
  • It would be very interesting to hear a little about demographics, economics etc about some of these islands you visit.

    Belt KingBelt King28 dager siden
  • I realy like your videos very much, however , they could be even better if you could annotate the places you go to. Could be difficult to pic up the names. Keep up the good work and have a safe journey

    aksel pettersenaksel pettersen28 dager siden
  • Swedish Islands are the best!

    HellyWelly93HellyWelly9328 dager siden
  • Loving the hog machine shopping trolley 😂👍

    philip pearcephilip pearce28 dager siden
  • Thanks for posting and sharing. So nice to see your family, travels, and hear you all.

    lancedanielslancedaniels29 dager siden
  • All those beautiful prosperous villages...what do you suppose they do to earn their living?

    David FisherDavid Fisher29 dager siden
    • Born and raised in Grundsund. Back in the days it was a small fishing village. Two of Sweden’s most reputable all-weather garments (Didrikssons and Grundén’s) actually both started here about 100 years ago. One manufacturer on each side of the harbor. 😀 My grandpa was based in Grundsund with his old time 3 masted cargo ship which actually was moored just meters from where Ran II moored in Grundsund in this clip. Nowadays Grundsund is a popular summer resort and offers one of the most popular guest harbors and restaurants in Bohuslän. Some of the ”all year habitants” work on the island and some commutes for work in the near by cities of Uddevalla, Lysekil etc. But best of all, there is still fishermen arriving with fresh cooked shrimps every Thursday during summer. If you go there, don’t miss out on that treat and also catch the sunset over the archipelago while enjoying a superb meal on the north east harbor entrance. Restaurant: Pelles Rökeri. Enjoy! 👍

      Peter OlssonPeter Olsson28 dager siden
  • You guys are the best sailing people on Y-Tube. Vera is a little sweetheart. I always wanted to sail like you but now I am too old. I am in my late 70's. I am from Ontario, Canada. Lots of love.

    Brian WalkerBrian Walker29 dager siden
  • @ 5.00 min Vera buys RanIII while Malin is talking to camera...

    Steve RobertsSteve Roberts29 dager siden
  • After traveling with you on your fabulous journey, I'm so relaxed - I think about a nap. Thanks for all the work it takes to have us join your beautiful craft and family. You have the best sailing Vlog on NOtown.

    William ThompsonWilliam Thompson29 dager siden
  • Trist för er att ni är fast i Sverige, men för mig som är Bohusläning i exil (fast i Skottland) är det fantastiskt att se era filmer från mina hemmavatten!

    Yout UbistYout Ubist29 dager siden
  • I’m glad you didn’t actually hit any hard rock as the title implies. I hit rock once and it’s a horrible experience

    J BJ B29 dager siden
  • Hey Hey! Can you tell me the correct name for the moped you used....I would love to know the manufacturer’s name to look them up! Thanks for the wonderful very interesting to see all the archipelago islands.....

    Simon SSimon S29 dager siden
    • Google the Swedish word “flakmoped”

      Peter OlssonPeter Olsson28 dager siden
  • Wow...your villages are sooo lovely! Fun to watch Cheers

    André BériaultAndré Bériault29 dager siden
  • Kul att följa! Vi seglade samma sträcka tidigare i veckan. Göteborg - Bovallstrand, förbi alla fina öar!

    Johan HebbeJohan Hebbe29 dager siden
  • Don’t worry there is no English word for that motorcycle with that carrier on the front. These things do not exist in England.

    Paul ReadingPaul Reading29 dager siden
  • Awsome !! Born and raised in Grundsund

    TroutbrosTroutbros29 dager siden
  • I can tell from especially Johan's voice he's really relaxed ATM. Nice

    Euro NeuroEuro Neuro29 dager siden
  • Only Johan can make a tricycle moped look hardcore 👍

    David ButlerDavid Butler29 dager siden
  • Another lovely episode. Thank you .... ! 💯✅

    Roy ClareRoy Clare29 dager siden
  • Never mind the chandlery did not have stock, great excuse for a ride out.😉 Did I hear right - you are trusting someone else to service your auxiliary engine?😳⛵️

    Norman BoyesNorman Boyes29 dager siden
  • always 👍

    Rajesh SinghRajesh Singh29 dager siden
  • We have white heather here at our house. Also purple too

    Suzanne OuimetSuzanne Ouimet29 dager siden
  • Another interesting episode. You are the best ambassadors Sweden could have. Vera is getting so big and beautiful and is so happy. This boat was a great choice, every bit as good and safe as the ones at the boat show but at a fraction of the cost. I cant wait till you head to the Caribbean and meet up with other boating families so Vera has play mates. Stay safe.

    steve ditchsteve ditch29 dager siden
  • Seeing Vera with a book, just shows what a sailor she will be!

    Hyman O'CohannHyman O'Cohann29 dager siden
  • Such an amazing family to watch. You truly love the life your living on the boat especially Johan.

    Bubba GailBubba Gail29 dager siden
  • You 3 are good for the soul...

    Peter TorreyPeter Torrey29 dager siden
  • I am really getting old, your baby is now walking and it seams like yesterday she was born. I love her smiling eyes. I know, but stay safe over there. Love from Oz.

    Lars LangeLars Lange29 dager siden
  • What a beautiful Country!

    C DC D29 dager siden
  • Awesome music!

    Torrey MartinTorrey Martin29 dager siden
  • Che bello, complimenti per tutto.

    TvediTvedi29 dager siden
  • Wow those gas prices are pretty hefty. Here in Canada swapping gas bottles costs about 20$ CDN and a refill for a 20 lbs of gas is as low as 10$. Also I was wondering if you know how the people on those islands your visiting, were heating and cooking in the early days. Since there are no trees ans no peat on the island they must have had to bring some type of fuel from the mainland.

    André BoudreauAndré Boudreau29 dager siden
  • God that is expensive to swap gas bottles. We in Australia moved to swapping bottles being more common than filling about twenty years ago. But it’s only about $25 for a large bottle which is a 9kg.

    ted sherrinted sherrin29 dager siden
  • I have sailed quite a bit around the N/E end of the Mediterranean a couple of things strike me The rapid falloff of depth from a shore but most of all in ancient habitats Religious Buildings on entrance/exits to town harbours It seams to me There is a common connection to us all Stay Safe Thankyou for sharing

    bryan smithbryan smith29 dager siden
  • Love the Music Jamaican Reggae

    bryan smithbryan smith29 dager siden
  • Very cool! We have a house in Fiskebäckskil in case you want to stop by for a few days in another kind of house. Just let me know :) (Don't live there year around so you'd have it for yourself ofc) Det är på Östersidan för att vara exakt, båtplats finns också :)

    Tropical FruitsTropical Fruits29 dager siden
  • not only heer ther are winter stil , olso in sverige i see , no lets get spring , please,,

    Trygve ThomassenTrygve Thomassen29 dager siden
  • i'm curious, does Vera pick up english as well, considering you speak it around her?

    eldaiblol1492eldaiblol149229 dager siden
  • Love the moped

    Jonathan BurtJonathan Burt29 dager siden
  • You loked darn cool on that moped, Johan. And you rode it like a boss! ;) ... Ride on! 🏍

    Clint BilltonClint Billton29 dager siden
  • Vera suggested you show your fancy power winches in action whenever you employ them on dock approaches. She just messaged me!

  • Love the carbon fiber accents on your indicators.. lovely family sir.

  • Please let us know on your next video where the people living on these islands get there water.

    Peter LangPeter Lang29 dager siden
  • As always, thank you foe letting us live a little through your eyes! I am ready to visit Sweden after watching all your videos and also doing some genealogy and finding out that I have Swedish ancestry on both sides of the family just 2 generations back! And so does my wife! What a small, wonderful, connected world we all live in.

    Blaine SpauldingBlaine Spaulding29 dager siden
  • Beautiful country!

    Rgb EntRgb Ent29 dager siden
  • As always, well done...steady she goes...

    Norman MerrillNorman Merrill29 dager siden
  • I love how you are giving her so many great memories to cherish!

    Eric LoquillanoEric Loquillano29 dager siden
  • 4 months $70 is cheap lol

    Greg HGreg H29 dager siden
  • Very beautiful country. Vera is so cute💕

    Maryann SouisaMaryann Souisa29 dager siden
  • Hey you Three, very nice Video, well done as always. During the summer we intend to head over to Sweden. Maybe we can meet each other somewhere there. Many Greetings the SUVI Crew. :)

    Sail Service GermanySail Service Germany29 dager siden
    • Hi guys! Thanks! 😊 Yes we really should try to meet up this summer. Maybe we meet you on the way south! 😊 Hope all is well! Cheers

      RAN SailingRAN Sailing29 dager siden
  • Very nice, you always have such excellent music.

    Jonathan FoxJonathan Fox29 dager siden
  • Such a peaceful episode. Can't wait to see you in the trades. ✨⛵️🌊🏝👙🌞✨

    Richard ChasseRichard Chasse29 dager siden
  • Sometimes you give a good feel of the wind working on the sails!

    Carles InseattleCarles InseattleMåned siden
  • Hi guys. It’s been some time since we met you back in San Francisco. We’ve been cruising Mexico and the Pacific North west. We don’t always have cell coverage. But its great seeing your videos and the baby is getting so big. Thanks for sharing. Jean

    Jean MondeauJean MondeauMåned siden
  • Love the new(?) reggae intro!!!!!

    MisterA DMisterA DMåned siden
  • Thank you for the video folks.

    Phil GrayPhil GrayMåned siden
  • Great video, great cinematography!

    Edward FinnEdward FinnMåned siden
  • Another wonderful video!

    PassinThruPassinThruMåned siden
  • thanks for the videos, they have such a calming effect, an inspiration.

    argtv100argtv100Måned siden
  • How difficult would it be to visit these islands without your own boat?

    Frank DFrank DMåned siden
    • There are a lot of ferries in this area.

      LM CLM C29 dager siden
  • Each village and island is cuter than the previous.

    Frank DFrank DMåned siden
  • Thank you RAN for 246.

    Guy MangesGuy MangesMåned siden
  • Another informative, relaxing, quality video. I am enjoying your country with you. Thanks for sharing such nice content. Peace

    Mustard BiscuitMustard BiscuitMåned siden
  • Great episode, thanks for sharing some more of your beautiful country. And Vera of course.

    Paul DPaul DMåned siden
  • Heather. The flower of Scotland....and my Lady's name. Thanks for the video. I always look forward to them.

    Al WAl WMåned siden
  • Hi favourite Swedes. I love those little hops from one island to the next one and as Johan said driving so close to the rocks is really special.

    Sheerluck HolmesSheerluck HolmesMåned siden
  • 13:35 - I bet that moped ride was cccccold!

    Howard WhiteHoward WhiteMåned siden
    • I forgot my gloves! 🥶😂

      RAN SailingRAN Sailing29 dager siden
  • another lovely show!

    Eric Meech Global NetworkEric Meech Global NetworkMåned siden
  • What an awesome family. I enjoy your videos. God bless you on your adventures.

    Michael GuidosMichael GuidosMåned siden
  • I see Vera has already got the “swipe” action for your iPhone 😘😜

    Peter CulverwellPeter CulverwellMåned siden
  • Lovely video, Malin I love your editing and photography

    BobBobMåned siden
  • I tune in to see VERA, Im 73 hope I live long enough to see her in her pre teen years

    ron lombardiron lombardiMåned siden
  • Käringön in spring and sommer is amazing love the slow easy going there 👍

    runristaren2runristaren2Måned siden
  • Beautiful places, really good video. all beautiful, thank you. Vera is the best.

    Mario DunayevichMario DunayevichMåned siden