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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!

Jun 30, 2020

Dylan Magaster is the founder of FLORB Productions, or "floating orb", which , in a nutshell, films interviews with folks into the "alternative house" - think 'tiny house' - movement. Dylan was himself a #vanlifer, until he recently made the jump to a Morgan 38 sailboat and began learning the ways of the sea. Dylan & I...


Jun 23, 2020

#296. Susie Goodall sailed her 36' Rustler DHL STARLIGHT in the 2018 solo round-the-world Golden Globe Race, getting pitchpoled in the Southern Ocean and needing a dramatic rescue to get safely to shore. For the first time publicly, Susie recounts the race, both the highlights and the drama. Susie would have been the...


Jun 16, 2020

Our beloved Swan 48 ISBJORN has made many good friends through the years, but few go as far back as Nick Ryley. He was full-time crewmember on ISBJORN in 1972 when she was brand-new, then called WARBABY, and has lots of great stories about their adventures together. Nick has also had an exciting and wide-ranging career...


Jun 9, 2020

#294. Bill Pinkney first dreamed about the ocean as a small boy growing up in Chicago. He got his first real start on the ocean with the US Navy int he 1950s, and for years held on to his sailing dreams. Finally, in 1992, he completed a solo circumnavigation on his Valiant 47 COMMITMENT, which was more than just a...


Jun 3, 2020

#293. Andy hosts a live panel discussion with Brian Trautman from SV Delos, John Harries of morganscloud.com, legendary solo sailor Pete Goss and Meg & Morgen of Ocean Racers. This two-hour chat covers how each of these accomplished sailors thinks about outfitting their boats, risk management, decisioning making and...