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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!

Oct 21, 2021

#336. Sam Holmes sums up his life in one simple sentence: "Crossing ocean on questionable sailing vessels." Andy talked to him at length about exactly what that means, onboard one of those questionable vessels in Kinsale, Ireland earlier this summer.


ON THE WIND is presented by Forbes Yachts. Forbes & Jamie Horton are real-deal yacht brokers, living the dream everyone talks about having cruised the Bahamas and Caribbean in both sail and power boats, with and without kids! Visit to buy or sell your dream boat or listen to Forbes' latest adventures on a 35-foot lobster boat in the Bahamas in episode 332.


Own a boat? Want to own a boat? Then you need a cannon! Check out Andy's new side-project he started with some friends manufacturing custom, hand-stamped, solid bronze signal cannons. Go to to get yours! Ready. Fire. Aim. Harborburn Cannon Co.