Life Onboard When Everything is Frozen - Sailing Uma [Step 254]

18 feb. 2021
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  • Nice to watch, brings back memories. I lived on a boat in my hometown, Amsterdam. Had exactly the same problems. ( with no heater ) dishes frozen in the sink. I like to say, since then. I can handle everything in life haha, nothing is hard or cold after you survive living on a boat in winter times. Good luck! summer is coming

    Mirjam smitMirjam smit18 uur geleden
  • Those foam mats also work really well for keeping the floor warm, nice and soft to walk or exercise on too.

    Norma MimosaNorma Mimosa2 dagen geleden
  • 💟💟👍💟💟

    - UKM Kota Bandung -- UKM Kota Bandung -2 dagen geleden
  • In Norway, 'Ikke dårlig vær, bare dårlig klær'. (Not bad weather, just bad clothes) And you guys were here in town on our coldest week! So brave. But it warmed up and everything melted in the next two weeks. That's Norway for you. and now, the first week of March, we have loads of snow again, but it's not cold. I hope you're still enjoying it.

    NidelvaNidelva2 dagen geleden
  • You are visited Trondheim in Norway? Try Lofoten, you wont regret it.

    Terje FossTerje Foss3 dagen geleden
  • Amazing! 💛 I'm planning to try winter/arctic sailing this year 🌬️❄️⛵

    Outdoor GirlOutdoor Girl3 dagen geleden
  • One can tell someone never played in the snow. Have fun.

    Joe FrawleyJoe Frawley3 dagen geleden
  • I’m from Canada where everyone cries about the snow situation

    MohammdMohammd3 dagen geleden
  • Hahaha, Dan, you're from Canada, you should have known better, glad you guys are doing good despite the cold!!!

    BDJ MBDJ M4 dagen geleden
  • Are you still in Trondheim guys?? Let Me know.

    Abu HamzeAbu Hamze4 dagen geleden
  • Hey there guys! I really like the setup you have for the ORIGO alcohol stove. I want to install one in my tiny 27 footer, and I was planning to cut out a hole into the counter, but your setup seems much more convenient with less requiered woodworking and changing the shelves to make a cutout. If it wouldnt be too much hustle for you guys, could you provide some pictures or meassurements for the “craddle” also do you have it on some king of small tracks to go back&forth? Thanks so much if you ever find time to reply! Kind regards from Slovakia, Martin

    Martin DufinecMartin Dufinec4 dagen geleden
  • Looks dicey that ice..... Brrrrr ! can feel the chilly atmosphere......keep snuggled together😆💞😍😍😍⛵⛵⛵⛵

    Fifi CHFifi CH4 dagen geleden
  • I watched a video where they used pool noodles sold at Walmart as pipe insulation. Very cheap

    Cynthia RoswickCynthia Roswick4 dagen geleden
  • Double-check the integrity of your through-hulls. Ice expands. Could result in leaks. For thawing frozen pipes, feed a small-diameter plastic line into the drain. Tape a funnel to the top and pour the hot water into the funnel, direct to the frozen part. It actually looks like great fun!!!

    Justin CaseJustin Case4 dagen geleden
  • Reminds me of the winter church retreat we had in Virginia. The weather had been very cold, so the lake was frozen with thick, solid ice covered in about fifteen inches of snow. Yes, the guys played tackle football on the frozen, snow-covered lake. :)

    Justin CaseJustin Case4 dagen geleden
  • That's awesome! First time I've ever seen a snow angel on a dock!

    Justin CaseJustin Case4 dagen geleden
  • Do you have a damper on your flue? Closing that down once your fire is going will help save your wood and make your space extra cozy. I don’t know anything about marine wood stoves, but we heat our 1300 sq ft house with a wood stove in our basement in the winter using two presto logs (just a full sized version of the compressed wood shavings your using) a night. Heating your flue before lighting your fire will help with the down draft on cold, gusty nights. Sorry to be an arm chair expert.

    Kat CoronaKat Corona5 dagen geleden
  • Most genuine "couple in a boat" on youtube

    RedaReda5 dagen geleden
    • My measurement of genuine is if she's wearing make up. Women take off their make up before bed. Our make up clogs pores and makes a mess of our sheets. The fact she woke up without make up proves this video is genuine. Why wouldn't you let us put on our make up!!!

      The Hurricane Air FactoryThe Hurricane Air Factory5 dagen geleden
  • Beauty the scenery is so beautiful and stunning.Very enjoyable! Reminds me of my trips where I take the good music like the Guns N Roses, Imagine Draongs or the Delta Parole and then enjoy the powerful feeling of the sea. ¡vamos!

    funnyglowfunnyglow5 dagen geleden
  • Kika, about your comment how power is in small packages like you. The scots dialect has a saying "there is guid geer in wee bulk", there is good gear in small packages.

    Andrew HamiltomAndrew Hamiltom5 dagen geleden
  • use alkohol for unklugg ise in your pipes.

    Danne SundbergDanne Sundberg5 dagen geleden
  • Come to Canada, and you can take the 4 months of SNOW with you.....LOL

    Brent BauerBrent Bauer6 dagen geleden
  • To melt ice in pipes I used to take a smaller hose and stuff in down the pipe to the ice plug. I then put a funnel on the hose and pour hot water down it so the hot water comes directly on the ice plug. It will melt it pretty quick. The access water will drain upwards and you will feel that its cold. When the ice starts melting you can follow the ice plug, as it vanishing, by pushing the hose further down until the ice is gone.

    KolKol6 dagen geleden
  • If the wood stove is lower in the boat the heating efficiency increases, however the tendency to clog the flue also increases.

    sean d'epagniersean d'epagnier7 dagen geleden
  • There's a pretty good reason why most of us in the north lift our boats out from the water for the winter :D

    Hurdurdur7RLHurdurdur7RL7 dagen geleden
  • the opening though hahaha

    Y MKY MK8 dagen geleden
  • Really good video, so thank you very much for sharing your insights into sweather weather cold life ; - )

    missVmilnemissVmilne8 dagen geleden
  • Love your saga. Next time it goes to --18, get a nice warm hotel; treat yourselves to a warm bath, and go out for dinner. In the morning, take a jet plane to Florida. Good luck! ©️®️🚣

    Charlie RubensteinCharlie Rubenstein8 dagen geleden
  • Telling it like it is, just great filming guys .. Really capture and share the spirit of it, thank you If ever you do this again (!) electric blankets really rock too on boats, , shhhhhh😊

    Tim AllenTim Allen8 dagen geleden
    • Oh we already have one. It’s been really helpful during the North Atlantic crossing.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma8 dagen geleden
  • I hope that i will see you guys in sweden next year. with our archipelago and "Allemansrätten" :-)

    Peter KarlssonPeter Karlsson8 dagen geleden
  • heads up... watch all those pipes and fittings that froze because ice is very distructive on plumbing. I learned that lesson winter camping in an rv. I had to redo whole plumbing system and sewer because of tons of split fittings. the majic freezeup is -17*f for an vehicle to freeze solid you can actually hear the pips go 'tink tink tink' when they are freezing. the small heater and open all cabinet doors will help freezing tremendously

    JoniJoni8 dagen geleden
    • oh! heat tape heat.... heat tape& wrap all tanks and pipes that's the best way

      JoniJoni8 dagen geleden
  • Throwing rocks and snow at ice in the marina is a clear giveaway someone has never experienced cold, snow and ice.

    James FordJames Ford9 dagen geleden
  • Try one of those electric gutter cables for your sink and floor drains

    Daniel RatkoDaniel Ratko9 dagen geleden
  • Just lovely! You guys, the quality of video, the commentary, the stories, the choice of boat, its propulsion, the places you venture, everything is so well done!

    Ong HuttauOng Huttau9 dagen geleden
  • This is exactly how I think I'll react the first time I see snow

    Kwasi DavisKwasi Davis9 dagen geleden
  • Yes salt water does freeze. Lol

    James BascombeJames Bascombe9 dagen geleden
  • You might want to try something like this. I’m sure they have something similar in Norway. Water expands 9% when it freezes. Yes the pex pipe may withstand the freeze but the joints are probably less forgiving. When a pipe breaks from freezing it usually splits which means a lot of water can come in. Frost King HC6A 6 Feet Automatic Electric Heat Cable Kits, Black More information:

    Stuart KStuart K9 dagen geleden
  • What the hell you doing were it cold. go south

    Marlin PruettMarlin Pruett9 dagen geleden
  • MG guys, incredible cold! You are welcome in our house in Gran Canaria. A strong hug

    Francesco SabaFrancesco Saba9 dagen geleden
  • Just a heads up, whatever the Norwegian version of West Marine is will certainly carry an anti-freeze that's eco-friendly and safe for human consumption. Folks who don't live-aboard use them to winterize their watermakers and (if needed) fresh water tanks. Depending on how much you're paying for electricity it might be cheaper than putting a heater under the sink. Also, and I'm sure you know this but potentially other viewers don't, as long as it's this cold be sure and check the bilge on a regular basis. The water in your bilge thru-hull there can freeze just as easily as the others, but since you don't see it you might not even notice. Which is unfortunate because a sink that doesn't drain and a head that won't flush are merely gross, while a non-functional bilge pump is second only to fire as the leading cause of sunk boats inside a marina.

    Travis WilliamsTravis Williams9 dagen geleden
  • Did you think about wrapping heat trace on the pipes

    alex ryanalex ryan10 dagen geleden
  • Lol Nyone that has lived in snow weather hAtes it or loves it

    Mexican JesusMexican Jesus10 dagen geleden
  • Shame on you bringing Canadian weather to tropical Norway. Shame, shame, shame...

    Khy ChapmanKhy Chapman10 dagen geleden
  • Hi guys. Richard & Val from Ladysmith B.C. trying to insulate my boat. I know you bought from Home Depot, USA. Instead of one inch square how about doubling up. Would that keep interior a lot warmer ?

    Ritchard ArmitageRitchard Armitage10 dagen geleden
    • The easiest way to tell is to put your hand on the insulation itself. If the insulation is cold to the touch, then you could benefit from adding more. However it's quite likely that after even a single layer of insulation your biggest source of heat loss is going to be the companionway. If you're a full-time live-aboard it's probably worth investing in a cockpit enclosure. Having no windflow through the cockpit tremendously cuts down on the companionway heat loss. Potentially it's even nice to have in the summer if you ever plan on heading south, as the weather gets quite a bit wetter once you cross the border down into the San Juans. If you're not a live aboard and just want to spend a few nights comfortably on the boat in the marina, a space heater or two and maybe an electric blanket are all you really need.

      Travis WilliamsTravis Williams10 dagen geleden
  • Dan and Kika. How are finding the insulation that you installed on the deck head and inner hull?

    val woodfordval woodford10 dagen geleden
  • The cold & snow get old really fast! A message from CANADA, Brrrrr. Use an air pump & weighted hose to keep the ice away from your hull! Not a compressor, just a pump. Good luck 🎅🤶🥶

    john jonesjohn jones10 dagen geleden
  • I’ve spent the past month and half watching all your vids and have finally caught up. You’ve got me hunting down a little day boat to learn how to sail, and explore some of the amazing lakes here in Ontario.

    Connor PerryConnor Perry10 dagen geleden
  • Where can I follow Jack's adventures?

    Matti LoveMatti Love10 dagen geleden
  • Omg I'm already loving the energy

    Sothtsmya TvSothtsmya Tv10 dagen geleden
  • Hi ! Do you planning to visit Sweden and Baltic sea ? Nice to see your blog 😀

    Anders SvenssonAnders Svensson10 dagen geleden
    • Currently, no. But plans change all the time.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma9 dagen geleden
  • Water Maker Easteregg?

    Sailing SaraminSailing Saramin10 dagen geleden
  • Deep respect for living on a boat in those temps! Hope it has warmed up a bit now...

    Andrew JohnstonAndrew Johnston10 dagen geleden
  • You guys are a joy to spend time with!

    callmebigpapacallmebigpapa10 dagen geleden
  • My goodness, what an awful place

    dirtdudedirtdude10 dagen geleden
  • Hey, thats just 3 hours from where i live

    mortymtymortymty10 dagen geleden
  • Lol.. Sweater weather not swedder wedder.. Cold lips speak funny..

    Paulo De OliveiraPaulo De Oliveira10 dagen geleden
    • @Sailing Uma it's all cool.. I'm Portuguese by heritage born in South Africa so ya that comes with some hilarious repercussions..

      Paulo De OliveiraPaulo De Oliveira10 dagen geleden
    • Hahaha although that wasn’t due to cold lips... that was the simple fact that english isn’t my native tongue. 🤐There are certain words that are just harder for me to pronounce 😅

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma10 dagen geleden
  • Why would you guys want to stay in Norway over winter? I'm warm blooded and therefore I love South Africa (9 warm months out of every year)..

    Paulo De OliveiraPaulo De Oliveira10 dagen geleden
  • When a Haitian girl meets Snow for the first time :D

    Thomas KThomas K10 dagen geleden
    • Or for the 2nd time ...😂 same reaction really

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma10 dagen geleden
  • C'mon Dan, you're Canadian, -19? That's a summers day!

    Klaudia SkyesKlaudia Skyes10 dagen geleden
  • Lol, Mika the notorious heavy sleeper who hates the “waking up” part id ready to climb out of the rack for some fluffy powdery goodness. Can’t blame her. “snooooow, snowwwwww, snow!” 😀

    Tom PhillipsTom Phillips10 dagen geleden
  • So glad after binge watching I am now caught up. Confused that haven’t seen/heard anything about COVID. I’m sure Norway has experienced lockdown, or have had some cases? Maybe not?

    Tammy DemisTammy Demis11 dagen geleden
    • Annual average deaths 2016-19 versus 2020 are 337 fewer in Norway. (5,4 mill inhabitants)

      Stein JohansenStein Johansen10 dagen geleden
  • What happens when you want to have kids?

    InfamousDBZInfamousDBZ11 dagen geleden
  • Sooo good to see my hometown ❤️ Thank you! And for the record: -18°C in the Canal by the railway station where you are, feels much colder than 30°C in for instance Røros, which is one of the coldest cities in Norway in the winter. The humidity makes the difference. Røros is pretty dry, the canal is not 😜 Thanks again for beautiful footage 🙏🏻

    Erik HerjeErik Herje11 dagen geleden
  • Thanks for posting and sharing. I was wondering about heating the cabin too, so glad to hear how the stove is working for you. Wonderful to see how you managed the ice issues on board.

    lancedanielslancedaniels11 dagen geleden
  • Magic carpet plus Uma collaboration needs to happen that would be awesome

    spiritualinsightspiritualinsight11 dagen geleden
    • We almost met them in The Netherlands. But we left a few weeks before they arrived.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma10 dagen geleden
  • I love to see you’re always positive, and that you can experience our gorgeous country, even when it’s too cold, dark, and so on. Bet you’ll get a lot of tips how to «survive» the coldest periode, just asking the local people. 👍🏻♥️

    Kk FfKk Ff11 dagen geleden
  • A tip - if you’re freezing, remember that in a corner, there is always 90 degrees.. 🙄😂

    Kk FfKk Ff11 dagen geleden
  • You are ready for the Northwest Passage!

    deathngravitydeathngravity11 dagen geleden
  • In Rogaland its spring 8c pluss come south. Of Ålesund to Stavanger ore to Haugesund.

    Jarl Inge SandvikJarl Inge Sandvik11 dagen geleden
  • Thanks again for your great videos! Out of curiosity how do you deal with the difference of voltage between Americas and Europe 110 vs 220?

    aseriscofulaseriscoful11 dagen geleden
    • Stay tune for the next episode ;) it’ll answer that question

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma11 dagen geleden
  • Have you got a CO alarm on your boat?

    Folkert VeenstraFolkert Veenstra11 dagen geleden
  • It's so great to see a couple so much at ease with each other and with life

    Chris HumphrisChris Humphris11 dagen geleden
  • Dynamite comes in small packages just like your woodstove

    Sean DennySean Denny11 dagen geleden
  • wow... never actually experience living in the cold, was in Korea where it was -18 deg C but that was for 2-3 days... in a building not on the boat...

    Mohammed Haniff ZainolMohammed Haniff Zainol11 dagen geleden
  • My dream bubble has popped. I thought Uma was perfect but this frozen pipe situation may cause me to reconsider. Is this situation unique to Uma or can this be expected on most sailboats? What if anything ca be done to prevent a reocurrence? Equipment?

    Pat McMahonPat McMahon12 dagen geleden
  • Pour salt in drains and toilets to help thaw them and to prevent freezing.

    Buck Fiden!Buck Fiden!12 dagen geleden
  • "How do you like the snow?" ...... "Cool". Um, yes. Yes, it is.

    Wake for MeWake for Me12 dagen geleden
  • LOL @ that Buddha laugh in the intro...........

    J GaribJ Garib12 dagen geleden
  • I don't like snow, it can be exciting for a day, but dealing with it for 3 month is a mess

    Vadim SmilanskyVadim Smilansky12 dagen geleden
  • I cant bear to watch you n snow I am Canadian and hate the stuff go back south! LOL

    jean Doucetjean Doucet12 dagen geleden
    • lol. Plenty other videos out thereabout the tropics for you to enjoy to your heart’s content. As for us, North is where we are headed ;)

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma11 dagen geleden
  • Living in an apartment through winter in Norway is tough enough, I don't know how you do it in a boat and not kill each other. I do know why you miss the Tropics though!

    Matt D'RatMatt D'Rat12 dagen geleden
  • Oh my dear hometown

    Espen KSEspen KS12 dagen geleden
  • Just love you two and your courageous endeavors - still amazed you are wintering in Norway - how is it that you can stay in the country more than 90 days? We just moved back from there and immigration is strict - swedder wedder is now a thing!!!

    Deena PrestegardDeena Prestegard12 dagen geleden
  • The answer, sail near Equator 🥳

    LuvinLifeLuvinLife12 dagen geleden
  • Hey. We are about a 100 full time live aboard boats in solheimsviken and marineholmen in bergen. Check it out if your ever in the area. 👍

    Kristofer SkeideKristofer Skeide12 dagen geleden
  • Keep lines from freezing by letting water trickle down the drain constantly. The smallest trickle will keep water flowing...

    Vicarious AirVicarious Air12 dagen geleden
  • Velkommen til Norge. 😉

    RoarRoar12 dagen geleden
  • Interesting to see a Canadian with so little experience with sort of cold weather. Those puffer slippers can't be beat. Great video. Thanks.

    Mr WattMr Watt12 dagen geleden
    • There’s a big difference between a boat and a house. I grew up in a log cabin in the woods. Some winters would hit -50C. I’ve got plenty of winter and cold experiences, just never on a boat before.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma11 dagen geleden
  • yay! Captions are on, thank you guys ❤️ #Accessibility

    Melissa GattoniMelissa Gattoni12 dagen geleden
  • Hoodie weather

    GT ProductionsGT Productions12 dagen geleden
  • I am very fascinated by the way you live and love the little moments. Thank you so much for sharing. 🙏

    Heidi SchraderHeidi Schrader12 dagen geleden
  • If you liked playing with hot water try bubbles, there lots of fun at that temp.

    Jen FinlayJen Finlay12 dagen geleden
  • Snow is really magical. I was thinking that maybe the antifreeze windshield liquid could help you “unclogging”

    Mariana PaesMariana Paes12 dagen geleden
  • Burrrrr!

    Charles ThomasCharles Thomas12 dagen geleden
  • C'est quand même incroyable d'arriver à faire des vidéos intéressants pour les très exigeants amateurs de voile, depuis la Norvège et ses marinas gelées ! On comprend que vous avez des sponsors pour contribuer à cet "hivernage". Mais bravo pour vos capacités à filmer de façon innovante, et à transformer ces histoires banales et tristounettes en sujets toujours intrigants et passionnants ! Clin d'oeil du Québec ....

    jean louis Chaumeljean louis Chaumel12 dagen geleden
  • Awesome video! So cool to be in Norway through winter. You mentioned the marina's are cheap there through winter, and I'm curious just how cheap are they? Do you have a weekly or monthly rate there?

    Joseph ColbyJoseph Colby12 dagen geleden
  • Moana meets snow!!!!

    Luka MravinecLuka Mravinec12 dagen geleden
  • Where can I find that stove please?

    Bermieboy1Bermieboy112 dagen geleden
  • -18 wow that is cold!

    Graeme WoodruffGraeme Woodruff12 dagen geleden
  • Awesome video !!! But... Does not look like fun to me AT ALL !!! hahaha

    Adrian SmytheAdrian Smythe12 dagen geleden