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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!

Apr 28, 2020

#290. Jeff Thayer is a physicist, and back in the Space Shuttle days, studied and designed lightning defense systems for NASA to protect the Shuttle and other NASA rockets while they sat, vulnerable, tall metal objects on the launchpad in otherwise flat Florida. Jeff is also an avid sailor, and couldn't help but get...


Apr 20, 2020

#289. Joscha & Niklas are two friends from Germany who set out on the dark-blue-hulled Bavaria in search of adventure. They've found it in spades, crossing the far north Atlanic via Iceland & Greenland, and winding up in the Caribbean before they got stuck in French Martinique during the coronavirus lockdown. Follow...


Apr 15, 2020

#288. Barry Walton speaks with ISBJORN skipper & guest-host August Sandberg about his documentary film series REACHING REALITY, where he and two friends set out down the Baja Peninsula in search of adventure on their 24-foot sailboat.

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Apr 7, 2020

#287: Brian & Kazza and their new daughter Sierra join Andy & Mia onboard ICEBEAR in the BVI in February to talk about their lives since the Svalbard adventure in 2018.

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Apr 4, 2020

#286. Sean Westoby is the current fill-in skipper for Ice Bear as she weathers the coronavirus in Grenada, Isbjorn skipper August Sandberg talks to him about the current conditions in Grenada and what the future holds for ocean sailing.

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