Interviews and stories with real people about cruising and sailing

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Welcome to The Sailing Podcast

Our goal is to share real stories about sailing and cruising. Our guests share a part of their story and help you to realise your dream of sailing away.

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Cumberland Yacht Charter and the Whitsundays

Episode 50 of The Sailing Podcast is with Charlie Preen of Cumberland Charter Yachts who are based in the Whitsunday Islands, Queensland, Australia. Many Australian sailors have taken the opportunity to visit and sail in the Whitsundays. It has great access by plane and the island group offers a multitude of options for sailing and…

Sailing on a Shoestring

Episode 49 of The Sailing Podcast is with Film Maker Emilie Svennson. The movie ‘Sailing on a Shoestring’ is a sailing documentary by Emilie Svennson about her father Erik Svennson. Erik built a ferro-cement yacht in South Africa during the apathied and travelled for 8 years – all before Emilie was even born. It is…

Make money while cruising

Episode 48 of The Sailing Podcast is with Paul and Sheryl Shard of Distant Shores TV who share some of their experiences on how to make money while cruising. There are many ideas on how to keep money in the cruising kitty once you have started your journey and plenty of examples of people who…

AMSA interview on safety and EPIRB emergency beacons

Episode 47 of The Sailing Podcast is an interview with Mal Bettanay of AMSA – The Australian Maritime Safety Authority. AMSA is a federal government body responsible for rescue coordination over 10% of the earth’s surface. I caught up with Mal and discussed emergency beacons at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, held in Queensland,…