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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 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 their travels on


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