when you decide to solo sail in winter [ep10]


This time we’re back to the regularly scheduled program: solo winter sailing ⛵❄. I get into sudden rough weather while sailing inside the fjords and encounter some humpbacks (huge!) & orcas up close.

00:00 Intro
00:53 Let the snow shoveling begin!
2:20 Frozen mainsail track
3:23 Sailing away from Hammerfest
8:25 Rough weather
11:16 Winter storm in Hasvik harbor
16:13 Spotting the first whales
17:33 Humpbacks up close
22:07 Humpback drone shots
22:58 Epilogue

You can support the making of these videos on my Patreon. Your support lets me allocate more time into filming+editing these videos. As a patron you get access to a real-time tracker (with track and location infos), real-time updates (photos and random crap not suitable for wider audience) and an Arctic sailing WhatsApp group. Canvas photo prints and a chance to get your name on s/y Sylvia’s mast for long time supporters 🙂

More real time updates on my Instagram:
And Facebook:

To keep me warm & DRY I’m wearing Helly Hansen clothing:
(I get a small commission on each sale through this link)

Discover more from SAILING and YACHTING

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading