The Stress and Anxiety of a Chill Winter Sail - Sailing Uma [Step 260]

1. april. 2021
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  • Maybe an fpv drone will be easier to land because you can just disarm it. The DJI fpv can't though so you have to build your own. I have heard that The phantom 4 that you have is also good for catching though. The shots are epic and breathtaking!

    Clement Tong - The Everyday BoyClement Tong - The Everyday Boy12 timer siden
  • cant u use a net between to sticks to just hold out an let the drone "drop" into it? at least no finger dmg will be taken

    champstylchampstyl15 timer siden
  • when trying to catch the drone, it sees your outstretched arms as being an obstable.Keep your arms down at your sides till the drone iscose enough to grab, then quickly grab it using gloves so you don't get hurt. Takes practise.... you can do this practise on land.

    S/V PameS/V Pame16 timer siden
  • Norway is a cold, terrible country where everything costs far too much. just owning a car here means you can not eat what you want

    Terje ETerje EDag siden
    • @Sailing Uma A few things can cost the same, but if you live here you have to pay a lot of taxes for everything. just look at the prices of cars. a friend was in the usa and told how cheap it was, how everything was bigger. whether you buy a steak or potato chips. also shit tired of freezing.

      Terje ETerje E19 timer siden
    • Ouch. Yeah we have to disagree. We’ve found it much less expensive than places like the USA.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma22 timer siden
  • 👍!

    Felix WongFelix WongDag siden
  • I love how you included the drone landing video! :D The "messy" video pieces are just as enjoyable, if not more than all the perfect times. BTW, when underway fly the drone directly at the stern of the boat from the rear, it makes matching the drone and boat motion MUCH easier!

    Lasivian LeandrosLasivian LeandrosDag siden
  • Once again, I thank you for the visit. Fair Winds and following seas. God Bless.

    Jim GetzJim GetzDag siden
  • Why not land the drone in a net??

    Laurence HesserLaurence HesserDag siden
  • This is why my second offshore boat had a pilothouse and an inside steering station.

    BenjaminFranklin99BenjaminFranklin992 dager siden
  • you guys are awesome nice video!

    waterfalrainwaterfalrain2 dager siden
  • It's called a forward back spring.

    Nayo TawkenNayo Tawken2 dager siden
  • For docking alongside jump ashore with a long rope from the bow quarter and make fast on the jetty where you want the stern to moor . Driving ahead will bring the stern in..

    Nayo TawkenNayo Tawken2 dager siden
  • but how many power is your motor many milles per hour can you doo and tks if you can answer a lot if not wharever

    Wally WoodWally Wood2 dager siden
  • Hi, I've been watching your channel since about step 8. So, Longtime Subscriber here. Can you or anyone else tell me if Stephan from "Sailing Miss Lone Star/ GoSea Sailing" is still making videos? Does he have a new channel? I now he parted with Aubrey but I never saw anything from him after that.

    Vigilant MöthVigilant Möth2 dager siden
    • @Sailing Uma Thanks Guys. And head south as ASAP as possible. I can see cold places from my window.

      Vigilant MöthVigilant Möth2 dager siden
    • Yup. He started his own channel.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma2 dager siden
  • You've got such a nice platform, landings spot, with the solarpanels.

    JTJT2 dager siden
  • Ask ran sailing they seem to know Sweden they may know Norway.

    christopher bertheletchristopher berthelet2 dager siden
    • Sweden and Norway are like in two different worlds, although they are neighbours. :-) RAN sailing from Sweden have no vids from Norway.

      Stein JohansenStein Johansen2 dager siden
  • I jumped backwards onto the pontoon from my yacht, so I thought, but I slipped & fell into the water breaking 4 ribs on the edge of the pontoon in the process. So please don't jump.

    Sailing Ophelia Compass29Sailing Ophelia Compass293 dager siden
  • I like the application of your design talents you have used on your boat's electric power conversion and your interior redesign. Good to see more North Sea Sailing along all those countries.

    Michael Van WinkleMichael Van Winkle3 dager siden
  • Excellent video. However, your kiss made me so happy for you both! Wonderful chemistry is magical to watch.

    S RS R3 dager siden
  • Alway fun! So laid back.

    Charlie AdamsCharlie Adams3 dager siden

    PIZZA RATPIZZA RAT3 dager siden
  • Excellent touch & go! Thanks for bringing smiles and thanks for the AMAZING drone shots. Seriously, appreciate your risk for our reward. :-) ❤️ from 🇨🇦

    Mima's WorldMima's World3 dager siden
  • I'm a hater so you can delete this comment. I hate and envy the fact that catching a drone is the most stressful act in your life. Sorry. I know I'm a loser.

    NEHNEH3 dager siden
  • air plane having to abort landing and make a second attempt is called a "go-around" I think...

    Jim MerrimanJim Merriman3 dager siden
  • Why don't you make some ligtweight fiberglass legs for the small drone so that you can catch it? You so good at fabrication, you got this! Go for it!

    Jim MerrimanJim Merriman3 dager siden
  • 3:50 fly into a fish net in foul conditions.

    Maj. TomMaj. Tom3 dager siden
  • Just completed the binge watch :)

    Jack9579 O.Jack9579 O.3 dager siden
    • @Sailing Uma I love your videos! I feel as though I have shared in your adventures while following along.

      Jack9579 O.Jack9579 O.3 dager siden
    • 🥳🥳🥳🥳

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma3 dager siden
  • Hi guy's, another great story. You and Ruby Rose, RAN Sailing, Captain Q, Odd Life Crafting, Sailing Yaba, Expedition Evans and Sailing The Far Side has inspired an old sailer to take up sailing again. I just bought a nice 35 old 33 foot sailing boat and will start setting her up for some local cruising in the wonderful Danish Archipelago. Just a huge thanks from here and best of luck in the freezing cold Norway. Remember spring is coming, it's just around the corner.

    Jan BennetsenJan Bennetsen3 dager siden
  • I wonder if they'll come up with a bluetooth localizer for a drone so it will drop right into your hands even when you're moving.. we need that

    Matte KelleMatte Kelle3 dager siden
  • Taking a second go at parking we call that a combat landing first pass was for reconnaissance

    TheErmerm999TheErmerm9993 dager siden
  • Have you ever considered a tethered drone. You might have more luck

    TheErmerm999TheErmerm9993 dager siden
  • Just a heads up...I wanted to look at the foul weather gear that your two wear and decided to clink on the "shop" link and when I did I received a notification from my antivirus software that it blocked the website as a known bad website. Afterwards I went to your link in the description and found what I was looking for. Not sure if you can remove that link, but it may be a good idea.

    Michael MedellMichael Medell4 dager siden
  • Cross over to - Svalbard and Jan Mayen - Feature winds

    Raul MarquesRaul Marques4 dager siden
  • Great video and wow! Damn drones! :P Hope you all get to sleep some. are you all planning to stay up in the north all summer and see the eternal sun? Hope you have good curtains if so! Cheers!

    Rob LRob L4 dager siden
  • Outstanding work on camera and editing, your love for one another shows through, very professional - Melbourne Australia.

    Banana SmoothieBanana Smoothie4 dager siden
  • I was a crew chief (backseater) on Army BlackHawks once upon a time, and used to lean out that back window to guide in the deck landings because those pilots also can't see directly below them on those landings. Basically, you just try to time it to the ship coming up to meet you and just slam it. It's....."fun". The Navy guys are nuts.

    argophontesargophontes4 dager siden
  • Why do they keep a large reel of rope on the stern rail?

    My MobileMy Mobile4 dager siden
  • To me this northern sailing stuff looks absolutely Miserable! Good on you two for taking the road less traveled & documenting it. But what a constant battle trying Not to Freeze!!

    A RottieA Rottie4 dager siden
  • Good call on the go-around. I've heard too many stories of dock vs sailor accidents. Thanks for the drone footage - it helps the narrative a lot.

    John WrightJohn Wright4 dager siden
    • @Sailing Uma Understood. I didn't mean to offend🥺

      John WrightJohn Wright4 dager siden
    • you know the saying It takes 2 to tango... 😉 Everything is always a joint decision.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma4 dager siden
    • Dan wasn’t the one at the helm

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma4 dager siden
  • Proud to see that Canada flag flying at the back of the boat. Love your show. Thanks for sharing.

    W KW K4 dager siden
  • It feels like I am there with you. I feel the cold. So you did a good job!

    Jeroen SWartJeroen SWart4 dager siden
  • This might be a bad question but does uma have a horn like larger ships seem to have?

    Kyle CroseKyle Crose4 dager siden
    • No. It’s not required on small boats like ours. We have a small handheld airhorn to meet requirements. Maybe one day we’ll install a proper one. That would be fun.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma4 dager siden
  • So very beautiful sail. Yes 6 layers is rite on the $.. stay warm loves... You two always make me smile... Thanks for posting an being positive an inspiring ✌🏻💗😊❣️

    Donna KawanaDonna Kawana4 dager siden
  • I was looking a Windy on the macro level and zoomed quickly around the world. It appears you guys are getting hit my some serious winds today - 25 April 21.

    Rick NicholsonRick Nicholson4 dager siden
  • 13:55 Go Around. Touch and go is a successful landing. Go Around is where they aren't comfortable with the landing and abort it.

    NovaiusNovaius4 dager siden
  • Great video guys. Seems it was a double duty day, two attempts with the drone, and two attempts with the docking. But both were more than successful whenever there is a happy ending!!!!

    Wyatt RathwellWyatt Rathwell4 dager siden
  • There is a thought that drone’s accidence avoidance software May recognise your rig as dangerous.....solution Said to be to180 turen the drone and reverse the last short distance towards the catcher, with the camera facing the Ocean....

    Jan HjorthJan Hjorth4 dager siden
  • At 11:02 you went in reverse. I wouldn't have done it but when you do it it is still ok when afterwards you give a short strong forward with the rudder completely to port. Try this when you practice in nice weather and when you are not tired. You can not control the boot without speed when you don't use engine force. (telling you from a warm desk ;-)) After all it's better to try again when you are not sure than making a bad decision like the drone flight. Both showed on camera so....Compliments!!

    harst56harst564 dager siden
  • Your editing is inspiring. Had I not known (or you hadn't told us) the illusion being others are also helping with filming. Great job! Come and see us in Port Ginesta Barcelona Spain.

    European Yacht ChartersEuropean Yacht Charters5 dager siden
  • Great videos, I love watching them ! As for keeping warm in these cold climates, perhaps you wear your jackets too tight fitting. You need layers of air between layers of clothing to create warmth within your jacket. No matter how many layers of clothing, if no layers of air in between, you will never get warm !

    R LR L5 dager siden
  • Good morning , you must get a landing net , to catch the drone !

    misti grimisti gri5 dager siden
    • @Sailing Uma Was a joke ! i am french , vous etes trop mignons ! bon vent !

      misti grimisti gri4 dager siden
    • I think a net is one of those things that "sound good" in theory, but are not as practical as you might think.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma4 dager siden
  • take it from a pilot, "every approach is an approach to a go-around unless its safer to land"!

    captarmourcaptarmour5 dager siden
  • love your channel...

    eppot1eppot15 dager siden
  • I really love seeing Norway in the winter and early spring. I have always wanted to see the seasons ,, not just the summer.Thanks

    Chris VorsterChris Vorster5 dager siden
  • I'm starting to like your movies so much more, now the Temp in The Netherlands is starting to rise and the icecreamstore has opened up xD .

    Joris NooijJoris Nooij5 dager siden
  • Do you have any idea of the pleasure you are missing by not having a cockpit enclosure

    D.J. WebbD.J. Webb5 dager siden
    • @Sailing Uma I forgot about your traveller although I have seen enclosures where they install Double zippers from either side and adjust the zippers to match the main sheet position. Great Vids please keep it Coming.

      D.J. WebbD.J. Webb4 dager siden
    • with our main sheet, a full enclosure isn't really possible unless we move the traveller... which isn't something we personally feel worth doing. So we don't mind the setup we have.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma4 dager siden
  • You guys give good vid! Why not have pontoons attached to the drone when flying over water?? Lemme know...

    C. Wright KunkleC. Wright Kunkle5 dager siden
  • To calculate current in fjords you have to check tidalscedules at the fjords- beginningpoint, compared to your destination-point, and distance between these points. Then convert km/t to kn. Viola! You got average current in knots. If the fjord have narrow spots, or shallow spots, the current will increase at that point, but of course average will remind. The current are with you going into the fjord if tidal are rising, and opposite if falling. Vice versa going out the fjord. Bonus: The best time to catch fish is between tidal change. ;-)

    Stein JohansenStein Johansen5 dager siden
  • C’est toujours un plaisir....joyeuse Pâques.....🇨🇦

    Brad ConlinBrad Conlin5 dager siden
  • Based on your wintering in Norway I'm assuming you plan on summering in Abu Dhabi

    Mike MenzelMike Menzel5 dager siden
  • Just as in flying an airplane, the approach to landing needs to be stabilized and feel right. If it does not, never hesitate to reject the landing and go around for another approach.

    Frank FieldFrank Field5 dager siden
  • Haaaa Dan the cat

    Paul ForsterPaul Forster5 dager siden
  • Thank you for sharing these moments!

    Rob AllbanksRob Allbanks5 dager siden
  • Looking at the footage of sailing through these snow covered fjords reminds me so much of Skellige.

    avoirdupois1avoirdupois16 dager siden
  • "Can't you jump??" ...... Kersplash...

    CAPT JOHN FinneyCAPT JOHN Finney6 dager siden
  • Maybe check NTNU databases for oceanography research on Trondheims fjord and surrounding currents.

    Way of QodeshahWay of Qodeshah6 dager siden
  • Is it possible to land the drone on the solar panel? Great video. 👍

    Philippe MeurrensPhilippe Meurrens6 dager siden
    • Not while sailing. Way too much movement. Plus the backstay runs right down the middle.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma6 dager siden
  • God you guys look cold // time to head south hahahahahah

    38 below38 below6 dager siden
  • I hate skiing because of all the clothes and now I know I will never sail Norway. Thanks for the confirmation.

    A RicA Ric6 dager siden
  • I have an idea, could you catch the drone with a butterfly net?

    Robert DelandRobert Deland6 dager siden
  • I love you guys ! Your such a great couple .I love the adventure, thanks for videos !Always !

    Douglas von FreundDouglas von Freund6 dager siden
  • Love your video's so much that I even want to read all comments - but it is becoming a bit too many now! :)

    Ong HuttauOng Huttau6 dager siden
  • How come Kika always docks? It's like she's the captain and Dan is the first mate.

    Robert LairdRobert Laird6 dager siden
    • There is no roles on our boat. We each equally practice both.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma6 dager siden
  • You said it, a go-around. Nicely done.

    Keith CollinsKeith Collins6 dager siden
  • You didn't take the hint, Dan? There is an idea that you could patent that could save the drone if it went in the water?

    Chris 3MChris 3M6 dager siden
  • Try the Saildrone app

    lisa vazzanolisa vazzano6 dager siden
  • Is that a Phantom 4?? I have a Phantom 3 Pro and I find that having it in follow me mode makes it way easier to land while sailing.. it matches motion and makes coming in super easy.. otherwise if you're good at flying like I've gotten, I flip it into atti mode and I'm just able to fly it and darn near land it on the deck while sailing..

    Robert RubanoRobert Rubano6 dager siden
  • Ahoy !! So where did you purchase your Zhik jackets. I would like to get some for me

    David ElliottDavid Elliott6 dager siden
    • @Sailing Uma I am enjoying your playlist!! You have great selections. Thank you :-D

      David ElliottDavid Elliott5 dager siden

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma6 dager siden
  • 2nd docking attempt - like music!

    Laurence HoldenLaurence Holden6 dager siden
  • I see a lot of people in your position get messed up this time of year with local current updates/predictions/forecasts because of daylight savings...Just a thought. Awesome videos and keep up the great work!

    FrogsInThePotFrogsInThePot6 dager siden
    • Local forecasts are always in local time. If in doubt just check it against GMT.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma6 dager siden
  • 5:13 ... That laugh.! Im crying.! :D

    Don Omar RamiroDon Omar Ramiro6 dager siden
  • Drone needs a PFD. Probably doesn't like getting wet tho.

    Richard GreenRichard Green6 dager siden
  • Great to see you guys sailing in the cold weather 🤪 If you need help with the tides and winds, maybe get in contact with Ran Sailing, they are from the area and might be able to help you guys out.

    Conrad LamarqueConrad Lamarque6 dager siden
  • Did you forget to pay current tax ? ,, as a foreigner you must pay current tax to get favorable current , just like road tax ,, :-)

    onsdag2konsdag2k6 dager siden
  • 💖💖💖

    Bronwyn SoCal GalBronwyn SoCal Gal6 dager siden
  • Talk with local sailors about local curency 😊 or try the other side. Look at the waves how they act. Then you will find it Even more intresting to sail in the fjords 🤞 Good luck. Love your vids Thanks

    Knut MathisenKnut Mathisen6 dager siden
  • Add styrofoam floats to the drone! and seal the control board with epoxy.

    boukewernerboukewerner6 dager siden
    • And what about the 4 engines, and kamera with gimbal+ memorycard-slot? Also, any wight added to the drone will negatively affect to manuverability and flight-time. :-/

      Stein JohansenStein Johansen2 dager siden
  • Little drone flying in the morn to get the blood pumping:)

    JaywelchyJaywelchy6 dager siden
  • The battleship New Jersey used to fly a rather larger drone for surveillance. To retrieve it, they simply raised a frame of "tennis" netting and ran the drone into it. A hula hoop and some lifeline netting or fishnet should work nicely for a small drone.

    Lyfan DethLyfan Deth6 dager siden
  • Wonderful🌞

  • To make catching your Mavic Pro, try attaching a flat plastic plate to a 3/4 or 1/2" plastic pipe about 10 " long and velcro or use Zip ties to attach it too the bottom of the drone , not covering the sensors or turn them off too fly. Delos has cone this for the last year and it works well. Your video is amazing and can't wait for friday's too come, best time of the week. CHEERS AND FAIR WINDS Steve h.

    1sheinz1sheinz6 dager siden
  • Get an amphibious drone guys

    Marc GiniMarc Gini6 dager siden
    • I doubt that would take away the stress of flying it.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma6 dager siden
  • I freakin love you guys.

    neemguy81neemguy816 dager siden
  • you were asking for current on the app windy you can chose the currant layer i hope this will help you weather and current all over the world

    Louis RiouxLouis Rioux6 dager siden
  • How about a large butterfly catcher type device to catch the drone?

    Kelvin BarnesKelvin Barnes6 dager siden
  • I was trying to put my finger on why you have become my favourite cruising vloggers aside from the fact there is BC blood in your veins that you travel with. Its because you are cheerfully, and I'm sure with the occasional argument that doesn't make it to video, sailing hard core. I don't have to tell you its much more challenging on a day to day existence to be in Norway in the winter, than in the Bahamas in the summer. But, you are doing it. Great sailors have come out of Victoria. On a sad note and I'm sure you know, Larry Pardey passed away last August:

    Rick NicholsonRick Nicholson6 dager siden
  • Big thanks for this upload! Anxiety is devastating but we can beat it!

    The Gateway Productions - Therapeutic MusicThe Gateway Productions - Therapeutic Music6 dager siden
  • Wait a minute! You aborted your drone landing by somehow flying it between your mast, shrouds, lazy jacks, topping lift and back stays?! Crazy!! May we see that clip? 😊

    Peter BrandPeter Brand6 dager siden
    • @Sailing Uma Whew. Good save! I’m happy in worked out for you. Stay safe and warm wishes from 🇨🇦

      Peter BrandPeter Brand6 dager siden
    • the go pro caught the footage. the drone briefly stopped recording when it hit the lazyjacks.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma6 dager siden
  • Well done as always! You might consider hanging a thin line from the drone with a monkey fist or other big knot on the end to give Kika something else to catch.

    R SwaimR Swaim6 dager siden
    • Kika has no issues catching the drone buy hand, she's a fearless champ. flying it to her while fighting off the gusts is the hard part.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma6 dager siden
  • As a drone pilot flying over water, even lakes makes me nervous. Just like Dan said, “there goes 2 grand.” Love your footage.

    The Digital ProjectThe Digital Project6 dager siden