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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!

May 12, 2020

#292. Gunnar Krantz has competed in 4 of the iconic Whitbread/Volvo Round-the-World races, skippering two of them and sailing hundreds of thousands of offshore miles in the process. He was also recently the skipper of the Swedish TV show 'Over Atlanten', where he shepherded 6 non-sailing Swedish celebrities across the Pond in a Swan 80. Gunnar visited Andy & Mia on their farm to record a fascinating interview about his career.

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ON THE WIND is presented by Sailing Yacht Power Solutions - makers of the revolutionary power generation solution that eliminates the need for a separate generator and uses your current engine installation. Contact S/Y Power Solutions at Info@sypowers.com

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ON THE WIND is also supported by Weems & Plath, makers of fine nautical & weather instruments since 1928, And Chesapeake Sailmakers, Local Annapolis based sailmaker, and distributer of Elvstrom Sails.