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‘On the Wind,’ is THE podcast about offshore sailing, where professional sailor 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!

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‘On the Wind,’ is THE podcast about offshore sailing, where professional sailor 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!

    Chris-Stanmore Major // Wrong Way Round-the-World

    Chris-Stanmore Major // Wrong Way Round-the-World

    Chris Stanmore-Major has already been twice round the world, as a skipper with the Clipper Race, then solo in the Velux Five-Oceans Race. Now, with over 300,000 offshore miles under his keel, he's attempting to circumnavigate again, this time solo, nonstop and against the prevailing Southern Ocean wind and seas.
    It's crunch time for Chris' pre-departure refit...support Chris in his RTW attempt through GoFundMe or on his Patreon page.
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    The QUARTERDECK is now open! Go to quarterdeck.59-north.com and sign up to become a member of our new platform where Andy Schell & ISBJORN skipper August Sandberg will explore 'deep dives on the art of seamanship.' First two weeks free. There's nothing like it on the Internet in the sailing world, and we can't wait to share it with you and explore seamanship ideas together. See you on the QUARTERDECK!
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    ON THE WIND is sponsored exclusively this season by Forbes Horton Yachts. Go to forbesyachts.com to get in touch and find your dream boat.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Fall Events // Celestial & Rigging Workshops

    Fall Events // Celestial & Rigging Workshops

    INTRO TO CELESTIAL NAV // Sept. 12 & 13 in Bergen, Norway with ISBJORN skipper August Sandberg!
    RIGGING WORKSHOP // 3 Sessions, starting in Oct., Annapolis, MD with Andy, Mia & Mike Meer at Port Annapolis Marina!
    Sign up for both at the homepage, 59-north.com. New episodes coming in October!

    • 7 min
    Don McIntyre // Sailor, Adventurer, GGR & OGR Founder

    Don McIntyre // Sailor, Adventurer, GGR & OGR Founder

    Don McIntyre is an adventurer, pure and simple, and every crazy idea he's had throughout his long career has started with that one idea…that adventure is something where the outcome is uncertain. The final episode of the 2020 Summer Season is here, we'll be back with next season in mid-September!
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    ON THE WIND is presented by Forbes Horton Yachts. And also supported by Colligo Marine and Amundsen Sports.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Barry Kennedy // South Georgia to St. Croix COVID-19 Escape

    Barry Kennedy // South Georgia to St. Croix COVID-19 Escape

    Barry Kennedy is a high-latitude sailor and helicopter pilot whose been all of the world pursuing both, from Cape Horn and Antarctica to the oil fields of the Middle East and the wilderness of Alaska. Barry had his own COVID-19 escape, sailing from South Georgia all the way to St. Croix when the places in between denied him entry at the start of the pandemic.
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    ON THE WIND is presented by Forbes Horton Yachts. And also supported by Colligo Marine and Amundsen Sports.

    • 58 min
    Andy & Mia // A New Boat & a Look Back

    Andy & Mia // A New Boat & a Look Back

    Andy & Mia bought a new boat! They sit down for a special episode reminiscing about the podcast's long history, and talking about some exciting news for their future and the future of 59º North.
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    BOAT SHOPPING!, Part Two! Live with August Sandberg & Andy Schell on crowdcast.io/holdfast. Thursday July 23, 5pm EDT.
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    ON THE WIND is presented by Forbes Horton Yachts. And also supported by Colligo Marine and Amundsen Sports.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Kristen Berry // COVID-19 Escaping the Caribbean

    Kristen Berry // COVID-19 Escaping the Caribbean

    August Sandberg interviews ISBJORN skipper Kristen Berry who flew to St. Thomas to rescue the boat from hurricane season down-island. August, ISBJORN's primary skipper, meanwhile, was stuck in Norway under lockdown and unable to travel to the boat himself. After a whirlwind of preparation and a new crew in the USVI, both ISBJORN & ICEBEAR made it safely north to home waters on the Chesapeake Bay.
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    BOAT SHOPPING!, Live with August Sandberg & Andy Schell on crowdcast.io/holdfast. Thursday July 16, 5pm EDT.
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    ON THE WIND is presented by Forbes Horton Yachts. And also supported by Colligo Marine and Amundsen Sports.

    • 1 hr 3 min

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