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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!

Sep 21, 2021

#333. Lisa Blair is an Australian adventurer who holds multiple world records for her solo sailing adventures. She is a positive and strong voice for confronting climate change, and for pursuing one's dreams full force. Lisa is currently preparing to sail solo, nonstop, and unassisted around Antarctica, in pursuit of...


Sep 16, 2021

#332. Andy kicks off the Fall 2021 podcast season talking cruising the Bahamas, with longtime friend and sponsors of the show, Forbes & Jamie Horton. Forbes and 59ยบ North go WAY back, to our early days in Annapolis circa 2006, and he's one of the few brokers in the trade that has skin in the game when it comes to...


Aug 19, 2021

BONUS: Marcus Hutchinson comes aboard ICEBEAR for a coffee and some storytime in Kinsale, Ireland after our Trans-Atlantic passage! Emma & Andy reflect a bit on the trans-at and then Marcus tells a crazy story about salvaging an IMOCA 60 in a January gale.

Join us for an 'open boat' on ICEBEAR in Sweden! August 29th...


Jul 27, 2021

#331. Andy, Emma & August sit down with John Kretschmer in Bermuda to discuss seamanship, philosophy, fatherhood and a wide-ranging list of other topics about offshore sailing. 

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ON THE WIND is presented by Edson Marine, "Making adventures happen since 1859." To find the highest quality bilge pumps, steering gear...


Jul 20, 2021

#330. Megan Frey has spent the last 10 years at sea, sailing traditionally rigged vessels all over the world. She is pursuing her dream of connecting people from around the world through sailing with Ocean's Dream. Emma got to sit down with Megan for a short chat while they were both in Maine, where Megan is spending...