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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!

Nov 24, 2020

Albert and Stian started Ægir Expeditions along with Sondre Misund after a vacation to Asia in 2016. Returning to school was not a tempting prospect, and the gang bought a steel sailboat and sailed to Greenland instead.

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Nov 17, 2020

Erik Aanderaa is a storm chasing, singel handing, self-taught Norwegian Viking sailor bad ass. He also produces some of the best sailing content on youtube under the fitting tagline “No bullshit, just sailing”, and he recently completed a solo circumnavigation of the Norwegian Sea.

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Nov 10, 2020

Follow ICEBEAR & ISBJORN on their voyage SOUTH to the Caribbean! With the uncertainties of COVID, we're not even sure where we'll end up! Follow our progress and read the passage logs at 59-north.com. New episodes coming next week. Until then, HOLD FAST!

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Nov 3, 2020

Angel Collinson is a pro free skier who comes from a family of pro skiers. She grew up at Snowbird Resort in Utah where her parents were professional ski patrollers. Even her brother John is a pro freakier. You can see them both in Teton Gravity Research films, among other places. Angel is new to sailing but recently...


Oct 27, 2020

David Lewis is one of our favorite sailor/authors at 59º North, and not so well-known in the USA. Ben Lowings, his biographer and author of the new book THE DOLPHIN about Lewis' life, comes on the show to talk about him and share some stories.

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