Sailing and Boating

Sailing and Boating Podcast Stories

People who make their lives on boats see and experience elements of the ocean that most of the rest of us rarely do. From massive seas and storms to intimate moments with ocean animals in remote areas, these stories resonate strongly and tie us back to our ocean roots.

Episode 45: Randy Bogardus

Randy Bogardus — 50 years of wave riding, shaping wooden surf craft In Episode 45 we speak with Randy Bogardus, a man of the ocean who leverages his 50 years of wave riding in his design and development of wooden surf boards and paddle boards. Randy takes us through his youth on the rugged Oregon...

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Episode 44: Cooper Family

Cooper Family – Sailing the South Pacific (Pt 1) In Episode 44 we share part 1 of multiple episodes with the Cooper Family who left their life in Santa Cruz to sail the South Pacific for 2 years. We hear from both Brian and Robyn Cooper about their 6-year path leading up to today where...

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Episode 41: Mike Baxter

Mike Baxter — Fisherman, Steward, Man of the Water In Episode 41 we speak with Mike Baxter, a man who has spent a lifetime with a passion for pursuing fish. Mike shares his stories of growing up on the boats of his commercial fishing father in the rugged waters of Northern California and developing his...

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Episode 39: Al Ramadan

Al Ramadan – Surfer, Sailor, Technologist, Entrepreneur In Episode 39 we speak with Al Ramadan, a man from Australia who has built an amazing life at the intersection of ocean and technology. Al shares his stories of growing up in Australia and finding his love of surfing and sailing while developing his skill for math...

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Episode 30: Ryan Levinson

Ryan Levinson and An Adaptive Life in the Water In Episode 30 we speak with Ryan Levinson, a legend in the water who reached incredible levels of success beyond what most of us would dream about — all while battling Muscular Dystrophy (MD). Ryan shares his story of being diagnosed with MD and the path...

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Episode 25: Leane Horton

Leane Horton and Changing the Tides In Episode 25 we speak with Leane Horton, an amazing woman who has built an incredibly rich life in the ocean. Leane shares her stories of competitive paddleboarding in Molokai 2 Oahu (5x) and as a member of Team Hawai’i in the ISA World Championships (3x). Leane recounts her...

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