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 93: Cooper Family Part 2

Cooper Family — Sailing the South Pacific (Pt 2) In episode 93 we check in with Brian and Robyn Cooper, a family from Santa Cruz, CA who, with their 2 daughters, left it all behind 9 months prior to live a dream of sailing in the South Pacific. Brian and Robyn describe their first few...

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Episode 91: Andy Schell and Mia Karlsson

Andy Schell and Mia Karlsson — 59 North Sailing, offshore sailing adventure company In episode 91 I speak with Andy Schell and Mia Karlsson, owners and operators of 59 North, an offshore sailing adventure company operating in the Atlantic Ocean. Andy and Mia tell their story of founding the company based on their love for...

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Episode 74: Ryan Levinson – Pt 2

Ryan Levinson Part 2 – muscular dystrophy at sea, living afloat in French Polynesia, rediscovering the bodyboard In Episode 74 we check back in Ryan Levinson, a hard charging man of the water living with Muscular Dystrophy in the waters of French Polynesia. Ryan recaps the past 6 months living on a sail catamaran in...

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Episode 65: Chris Hearn

Chris Hearn – Master Mariner, disasters at sea television show In podcast Episode 64 we speak with Chris Hearn, a man of the ocean from Newfoundland who is part of the Smithsonian Channel’s ‘Disasters at Sea’ television series that reexamine some of the most mysterious and harrowing sea disasters of the last 50 years. Chris takes...

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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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