Jun 20, 2022
Nini and Lisa are preparing to row across the Atlantic Ocean in a 27' rowboat in the 2022 Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge. We talk about their mission, motivation, the boat, food, water, getting past fear, their training, the team, wildlife risks, and much more.
Dec 1, 2020
Elliott Smith, whom you might remember from episode 7, is entering the 2022 Golden Globe Race. We talk about dealing with the cold, shopping for a boat, sailing alone, Moitessier's inspiration, preparing for the big race, personal strengths and weaknesses, and love of the ocean. "The right moment is always in front of...
Nov 19, 2020
Pat Lawless is an Irish Fisherman and Cabinetmaker, and has entered the Golden Globe Race. We discuss his boat, a Saga Saltram, sailing in the North Atlantic, his preparations for the race, love of the ocean, sailing around the other Cape Horn, and north atlantic wildlife.
Oct 18, 2020
Jaye tells us about sailing as crew on El Galeon, a replica of a Spanish Galeon. She and her husband Dan sailed on El Galeon twice from Florida north to Nova Scotia, into the St Lawrence River, and into the great lakes. We also talk a bit about their liveaboard sailboat, Cinderella, a CSY 33.
Oct 9, 2020
While in The Bahamas this year, I was on a mission to meet other sailors. My strategy was to row over to boats I liked and say hello. SV Hellacious stood out and called my name. She is an aluminum Dudley Dix 43 with red trim, a hard dodger, and a cutter rig. It turns out that Brian built her, and she is a beauty....