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On the Wind Sailing

'On the Wind,’ is THE podcast about offshore sailing, where professional sailor & journalist Andy Schell interviews sailors from around the world to discover what inspires them in an effort to inspire you! Andy has interviewed everyone from legends like Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, to tech gurus like Nigel Calder, boat builders like Magnus Rassy (of Hallberg Rassy), inspirational family sailors like Totem, YouTube stars SV Delos & Andy's personal favorite, Arctic sailor and octogenarian Bob Shepton. Thanks for listening & hold fast!

Oct 31, 2014

#67. Andy gives a seminar on Tuesday at the Caribbean 1500 on mentally preparing to go offshore. This is similar to the one that was up previously, but is specific to the Caribbean 1500 and more generally the route from the Chesapeake to the Caribbean, regardless of whether or not you're with a rally. This was...


Oct 28, 2014

#66. Andy sat in on the Ocean Research Project's two-year anniversary party and 'friendraiser' at Heavy Seas Brewery in Baltimore. He got to sit next to Senator Tom Harkin and Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley during the ORP's presentation! Matt, Jamin and NIcole talked about the ORP's last two years and what...


Oct 24, 2014

#65. Andy discusses his way of getting and interpreting weather forecasts offshore, and why he thinks people tend to overanalyze it to the detriment of their enjoyment of ocean sailing. This is apart educational, part rant, and part just what works for Andy & Mia. What works for you when it comes to offshore weather?


Oct 22, 2014

#64. Part 2 of Jeff Wettig's chat with Andy at 'the center of the sailing podcast universe,' in Lancaster, PA. They continued their chat from Part 1, and talk about Andy's boat Arcturus, who's coming up on the 59 North podcast, what's happening over the next few years and more!


Oct 21, 2014

#63. Jeff Wettig, host of the 'Shooting the Breeze' sailing podcast, turns the tables on Andy and interviews him on his own show. Jeff and Andy sat down at Andy's kitchen table in Lancaster for an in-person interview to talk about Andy's sailing history, how he came to Lancaster, what it's like living in Sweden and...