Welcome to The Sailing Podcast
The Sailing Podcast is a collection of audio interviews about ocean sailing and available for free download to your mobile phone. You can subscribe to our podcast app on iTunes and Google Play using the link below.
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The Sailing Podcast guests
Episode 69 – Michael Hoult and the crew of Roam
Roam is a home built sailing catamaran built by Michael Hoult and his family in Tasmania. We caught up with the SailSurfRoam crew for a podcast after their ocean sailing and return from surfing at Cloudbreak in Fiji. Follow SailSurfRoam on YouTube.
Episode 68 – Richard Hudson
Richard Hudson has a 50 ft steel staysail schooner named Issuma, with a lifting keel, designed for safety if caught in ice. Richard has voyaged from the North West Passage to Antarctica over the past few years and shares the story of sailing Issuma.
Episode 67 – Ross Gerber and Topher Cochrane
Ross Gerber and Topher Cochrane share the story behind the movie ‘Chasing Bubbles’. Alex Rust sailed around the world visiting remote communities and picking up over 80 different crew along the way. Watch Chasing Bubbles for free on YouTube or Vimeo.
Episode 66 – Louis Hoock
US Coast Guard Licensed Captain Louis Hoock shares the beauty of Southeast Alaska by taking guests aboard his 54’ ketch Arcturus. Based in Juneau, Alaska Adventure Sailing has access to areas such as Glacier Bay and Sitka.
Episode 65 – Matt Rutherford
Matt Rutherford of Ocean Research Project has done a lot since his solo sailing journey circumnavigating the Americas. He has been collecting data for NASA and the Smithsonian Institution. He is returning to continue research in uncharted territory.
Episode 64 – Linus Wilson
Linus Wilson wrote about sailing to the Bahamas with a 4-year-old and a 4-pound dog in ‘Slow Boat to the Bahamas’. Linus’s writing shows his humorous side and shares some of his thoughts on boat buying, part-time travels and single-handed sailing. Linus has his own Ocean Sailing Podcast.
Episode 63 -Chuck and Linda
Chuck and Linda of Jacaranda have spent the last two years travelling through South America. Now they have started sailing across the South Pacific. From Ecuador they headed west to the Galapagos Islands and on to the Marquises and French Polynesia.
Episode 62 – Bill Butler
After Bill Butler’s attack by pilot whales he returned to Puerto Rico, purchased another yacht and continued sailing. We hear about circumnavigating South America, circumnavigating Western Europe and the sinking of his yacht off Nova Scotia.
Episode 61 – Marc and Jen Konesco
Marc and Jen Konesco share their story of a 2 year sabbatical they took cruising in the Bahamas with their 3 children. We hear about goal setting, home-schooling, transitioning back to land and how the sailing brought their family closer together.
Episode 60 – Carolyn Shearlock of The Boat Galley
Carolyn Shearlock has been writing on the topic of provisioning and cooking when sailing for many years now. I invited listeners to email in their ocean sailing podcast questions and Caroline tackled the most popular topics.
Episode 59 -Kika and Dan of Sailing Uma
Kika and Dan from Sailing Uma are setting up their 1972 Pearson 36 for cruising . We hear about electric motors, holding tank surprizes and doing fibreglass repairs on the keel. Sailing Uma’s YouTube channel is where they share their tips and tricks
Episode 58 – Jack Bouttell
Jack Bouttell is currently on a trajectory towards sailing the Vendee Globe. At 24, he has a few significant achievements under his belt, including winning the bizuth division of the 2013 Solitare Du Figaro, sailing the Volvo Ocean Race on Dongfeng and returning to the 2015 Figaro and placing 10th. This is a real ocean sailing podcast.
Episode 57 – Riley and Elayna of LaVagabonde
Riley and Elayna from Sailing La Vagabonde join the podcast to talk moustaches, music and making videos. Hear about how they came to find 36,500 subscribers on YouTube and how their audience is rewarding their adventurous spirit through Patreon.com.
Episode 56 – Wendy Hinman
Wendy Hinman, author of Tightwads on the Loose, shares how Wendy spent 7 years sailing the Pacific. Wendy talks about sailing on a budget and how their journey began retracing her husband’s prior circumnavigation and then how they headed north to Japan and sailed back across the North Pacific.