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

18 feb 2021
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  • I’m from Canada where everyone cries about the snow situation

    MohammdMohammdTimme sedan
  • Are you still in Trondheim guys?? Let Me know.

    Abu HamzeAbu HamzeDag sedan
  • 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 DufinecDag sedan
  • Looks dicey that ice..... Brrrrr ! can feel the chilly atmosphere......keep snuggled together😆💞😍😍😍⛵⛵⛵⛵

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

    Cynthia RoswickCynthia RoswickDag sedan
  • 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 CaseDag sedan
  • 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 CaseDag sedan
  • That's awesome! First time I've ever seen a snow angel on a dock!

    Justin CaseJustin CaseDag sedan
  • 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 CoronaDag sedan
  • Most genuine "couple in a boat" on youtube

    RedaRedaDag sedan
    • 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!!!

      No Ownage like Saying SorryNo Ownage like Saying SorryDag sedan
  • 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!

    funnyglowfunnyglowDag sedan
  • 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 HamiltomDag sedan
  • use alkohol for unklugg ise in your pipes.

    Danne SundbergDanne SundbergDag sedan
  • Come to Canada, and you can take the 4 months of SNOW with you.....LOL

    Brent BauerBrent Bauer2 dagar sedan
  • 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.

    KolKol3 dagar sedan
  • 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'epagnier3 dagar sedan
  • There's a pretty good reason why most of us in the north lift our boats out from the water for the winter :D

    Hurdurdur7RLHurdurdur7RL4 dagar sedan
  • the opening though hahaha

    Y MKY MK4 dagar sedan
  • Really good video, so thank you very much for sharing your insights into sweather weather cold life ; - )

    missVmilnemissVmilne4 dagar sedan
  • 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 Rubenstein4 dagar sedan
  • 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 Allen4 dagar sedan
    • Oh we already have one. It’s been really helpful during the North Atlantic crossing.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma4 dagar sedan
  • I hope that i will see you guys in sweden next year. with our archipelago and "Allemansrätten" :-)

    Peter KarlssonPeter Karlsson5 dagar sedan
  • 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

    JoniJoni5 dagar sedan
    • oh! heat tape heat.... heat tape& wrap all tanks and pipes that's the best way

      JoniJoni5 dagar sedan
  • Throwing rocks and snow at ice in the marina is a clear giveaway someone has never experienced cold, snow and ice.

    James FordJames Ford5 dagar sedan
  • Try one of those electric gutter cables for your sink and floor drains

    Daniel RatkoDaniel Ratko5 dagar sedan
  • 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 Huttau5 dagar sedan
  • This is exactly how I think I'll react the first time I see snow

    Kwasi DavisKwasi Davis5 dagar sedan
  • Yes salt water does freeze. Lol

    James BascombeJames Bascombe5 dagar sedan
  • 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 K5 dagar sedan
  • What the hell you doing were it cold. go south

    Marlin PruettMarlin Pruett5 dagar sedan
  • MG guys, incredible cold! You are welcome in our house in Gran Canaria. A strong hug

    Francesco SabaFrancesco Saba6 dagar sedan
  • 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 Williams6 dagar sedan
  • Did you think about wrapping heat trace on the pipes

    alex ryanalex ryan6 dagar sedan
  • Lol Nyone that has lived in snow weather hAtes it or loves it

    Mexican JesusMexican Jesus6 dagar sedan
  • Shame on you bringing Canadian weather to tropical Norway. Shame, shame, shame...

    Khy ChapmanKhy Chapman6 dagar sedan
  • 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 Armitage6 dagar sedan
    • 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 Williams6 dagar sedan
  • Dan and Kika. How are finding the insulation that you installed on the deck head and inner hull?

    val woodfordval woodford6 dagar sedan
  • 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 jones6 dagar sedan
  • 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 Perry6 dagar sedan
  • Where can I follow Jack's adventures?

    Matti LoveMatti Love6 dagar sedan
  • Omg I'm already loving the energy

    Sothtsmya TvSothtsmya Tv6 dagar sedan
  • Hi ! Do you planning to visit Sweden and Baltic sea ? Nice to see your blog 😀

    Anders SvenssonAnders Svensson6 dagar sedan
    • Currently, no. But plans change all the time.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma6 dagar sedan
  • Water Maker Easteregg?

    Sailing SaraminSailing Saramin6 dagar sedan
  • Deep respect for living on a boat in those temps! Hope it has warmed up a bit now...

    Andrew JohnstonAndrew Johnston6 dagar sedan
  • You guys are a joy to spend time with!

    callmebigpapacallmebigpapa6 dagar sedan
  • My goodness, what an awful place

    dirtdudedirtdude7 dagar sedan
  • Hey, thats just 3 hours from where i live

    mortymtymortymty7 dagar sedan
  • Lol.. Sweater weather not swedder wedder.. Cold lips speak funny..

    Paulo De OliveiraPaulo De Oliveira7 dagar sedan
    • @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 Oliveira7 dagar sedan
    • 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 Uma7 dagar sedan
  • 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 Oliveira7 dagar sedan
  • When a Haitian girl meets Snow for the first time :D

    Thomas KThomas K7 dagar sedan
    • Or for the 2nd time ...😂 same reaction really

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma7 dagar sedan
  • C'mon Dan, you're Canadian, -19? That's a summers day!

    Klaudia SkyesKlaudia Skyes7 dagar sedan
  • 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 Phillips7 dagar sedan
  • 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 Demis7 dagar sedan
    • Annual average deaths 2016-19 versus 2020 are 337 fewer in Norway. (5,4 mill inhabitants)

      Stein JohansenStein Johansen6 dagar sedan
  • What happens when you want to have kids?

    InfamousDBZInfamousDBZ7 dagar sedan
  • 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 Herje7 dagar sedan
  • 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.

    lancedanielslancedaniels7 dagar sedan
  • Magic carpet plus Uma collaboration needs to happen that would be awesome

    spiritualinsightspiritualinsight7 dagar sedan
    • We almost met them in The Netherlands. But we left a few weeks before they arrived.

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma7 dagar sedan
  • 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 Ff7 dagar sedan
  • A tip - if you’re freezing, remember that in a corner, there is always 90 degrees.. 🙄😂

    Kk FfKk Ff7 dagar sedan
  • You are ready for the Northwest Passage!

    deathngravitydeathngravity7 dagar sedan
  • In Rogaland its spring 8c pluss come south. Of Ålesund to Stavanger ore to Haugesund.

    Jarl Inge SandvikJarl Inge Sandvik7 dagar sedan
  • 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?

    aseriscofulaseriscoful7 dagar sedan
    • Stay tune for the next episode ;) it’ll answer that question

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma7 dagar sedan
  • Have you got a CO alarm on your boat?

    Folkert VeenstraFolkert Veenstra8 dagar sedan
  • It's so great to see a couple so much at ease with each other and with life

    Chris HumphrisChris Humphris8 dagar sedan
  • Dynamite comes in small packages just like your woodstove

    Sean DennySean Denny8 dagar sedan
  • 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 Zainol8 dagar sedan
  • 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 McMahon8 dagar sedan
  • Pour salt in drains and toilets to help thaw them and to prevent freezing.

    Buck Fiden!Buck Fiden!8 dagar sedan
  • "How do you like the snow?" ...... "Cool". Um, yes. Yes, it is.

    Wake for MeWake for Me8 dagar sedan
  • LOL @ that Buddha laugh in the intro...........

    J GaribJ Garib8 dagar sedan
  • I don't like snow, it can be exciting for a day, but dealing with it for 3 month is a mess

    Vadim SmilanskyVadim Smilansky8 dagar sedan
  • I cant bear to watch you n snow I am Canadian and hate the stuff go back south! LOL

    jean Doucetjean Doucet8 dagar sedan
    • 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 Uma8 dagar sedan
  • 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'Rat8 dagar sedan
  • Oh my dear hometown

    Espen KSEspen KS8 dagar sedan
  • 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 Prestegard8 dagar sedan
  • The answer, sail near Equator 🥳

    LuvinLifeLuvinLife8 dagar sedan
  • 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 Skeide8 dagar sedan
  • Keep lines from freezing by letting water trickle down the drain constantly. The smallest trickle will keep water flowing...

    Vicarious AirVicarious Air8 dagar sedan
  • Velkommen til Norge. 😉

    RoarRoar8 dagar sedan
  • 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 Watt8 dagar sedan
    • 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 Uma8 dagar sedan
  • yay! Captions are on, thank you guys ❤️ #Accessibility

    Melissa GattoniMelissa Gattoni8 dagar sedan
  • Hoodie weather

    GT ProductionsGT Productions8 dagar sedan
  • I am very fascinated by the way you live and love the little moments. Thank you so much for sharing. 🙏

    Heidi SchraderHeidi Schrader8 dagar sedan
  • If you liked playing with hot water try bubbles, there lots of fun at that temp.

    Jen FinlayJen Finlay8 dagar sedan
  • Snow is really magical. I was thinking that maybe the antifreeze windshield liquid could help you “unclogging”

    Mariana PaesMariana Paes8 dagar sedan
  • Burrrrr!

    Charles ThomasCharles Thomas8 dagar sedan
  • 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 Chaumel8 dagar sedan
  • 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 Colby9 dagar sedan
  • Have you considered installing a van type diesel heater instead of the fire place? It may actually take up less room and you can just have a fill tank / jerry cans. I believe you can get a reliable Chinese made unit for like 220$.

    LecsLecs9 dagar sedan
  • Moana meets snow!!!!

    Luka MravinecLuka Mravinec9 dagar sedan
  • Where can I find that stove please?

    Bermieboy1Bermieboy19 dagar sedan
  • -18 wow that is cold!

    Graeme WoodruffGraeme Woodruff9 dagar sedan
  • Awesome video !!! But... Does not look like fun to me AT ALL !!! hahaha

    Adrian SmytheAdrian Smythe9 dagar sedan
  • Trondheim!!?

    SpannhaevSpannhaev9 dagar sedan
  • Nice to see other people struggling with the same things, thnx 😊🙂. Where did you get that black pump to unblock the sink? Looks amazing! Best wishes from Vlieland, Sanne

    Sanne bastSanne bast9 dagar sedan
  • The purpose of a flue is to provide a vent so that the byproducts of combustion do not back up into a room. The amount of draft can be controlled with the use of a damper mounted inside, allowing the user to strike the right balance between ventilation and heat loss.

    Wayne GrantWayne Grant9 dagar sedan
  • Make sure to check the back of all your lockers. Mildew is a serious problem in the winter.

    Gregory ChaneyGregory Chaney9 dagar sedan
    • all our lockers are well ventilated. We have zero mildew problems

      Sailing UmaSailing Uma8 dagar sedan
  • Haven't been in that kind of weather in many years...brrrrr. Your boat is so cool and cozy! Aloha and stay warm

    68Baby68Baby9 dagar sedan
  • How is it that no one is wearing a mask in any of your videos? Are you in an alternate universe?

    Bart RupelBart Rupel9 dagar sedan
    • Check the low incidencies, and the resulting rules in Norway.

      Paul SJPaul SJ8 dagar sedan
  • Too cold for this manatee.

    Manatee MaxManatee Max9 dagar sedan