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 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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Episode 24: The Rice Family

The Rice Family and Living on the Sea In Episode 24 we speak with Sara Rice, mother and wife of the Rice family who sold it all to live life sailing the world on their boat, Catalpa. Sara shares with us what life for a family of four sailing through Indonesia is like day to...

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Episode 21: Nick Dana

Nick Dana and Challenging the World’s Oceans In episode 21 we speak with Nick Dana, a professional sailor who has competed multiple years in the most legendary of world-class races — the Volvo Ocean Challenge. Nick shares his stories of competing in this round-the-world, multi-month event and pushing his physical and mental limits in the...

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Episode 19: Madelon Ruizendaal-Pilaar

Madelon Ruizendaal-Pilaar and The Waters of Holland In Episode 19 we speak with Madelon Ruizendaal-Pilaar, an ocean woman from Holland who has built both her personal and professional life around the ocean. Madelon shares her stories growing up on the Dutch coast, finding windsurfing, opening a surf shop on the North Sea, and traveling the...

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Episode 9: Lincoln Dews

Lincoln Dews and a Life of Competitive Success In Episode #9 of This Ocean Life podcast we speak with Lincoln Dews, a lifelong man of the water who grew up on the Gold Coast of Australia loving the ocean and pushing his limits from an early age. Lincoln shares stories growing up in an ocean-focused family, winning a youth...

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