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Andy Schell's evolving thoughts on the technical and philosophical aspects of offshore adventure sailing, including yacht design and outfitting, weather forecasting, sail selection, watch rotations and leadership, emergencies at sea and more. Plus the occasional interview with mentors and contemporaries.

How I Think About Sailing 59º North Sailing Podcasts

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Andy Schell's evolving thoughts on the technical and philosophical aspects of offshore adventure sailing, including yacht design and outfitting, weather forecasting, sail selection, watch rotations and leadership, emergencies at sea and more. Plus the occasional interview with mentors and contemporaries.

    S3, #11 // 2019 - Two Boats, Bigger Challenges

    S3, #11 // 2019 - Two Boats, Bigger Challenges

    Season 3, #11. Andy & Mia announce some life-changing news at the top, then reflect on a tumultuous 2019 leading up to the uncertainty of the present in 2020. Two boats, big challenges, lots of setbacks…but also, opportunities.

    • 54 min
    S3, #10 // 2018 - Sailing to Svalbard

    S3, #10 // 2018 - Sailing to Svalbard

    Season 3, #10. Andy & Mia reflect on their life-and-business-changing summer in the High Arctic in Svalbard from 2018.
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    59º North's 1st LIVE online session Tuesday April 14, 2020. Join us for a 'shakedown' test of new live software we're testing out in order to host more live events in the coming weeks during the COVID-19 lockdown. Register on 59-north.com/events.
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    HOW I THINK ABOUT SAILING is presented by Offshore Passage Opportunities. Visit sailopo.com to learn more about crewing offshore.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    S3, #9 // 2017 - Sailing to a Schedule (HaHa!)

    S3, #9 // 2017 - Sailing to a Schedule (HaHa!)

    Season 3, #9. In the time of the coronavirus, doing ANYTHING on a schedule right now feels rather quaint. Ironically, today's episode is a conversation with cruiser Doug Weibel about how we at 59 North plan to sail on a schedule. One day we'll get back to that! Wash your hands & HOLD FAST!
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    Join Andy & Mia and friends in Annapolis this October for a weekend workshop on all things SEAMANSHIP. Signup now at 59-north.com/seamanship.
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    HOW I THINK ABOUT SAILING is presented by Offshore Passage Opportunities. Visit sailopo.com to learn more about crewing offshore.

    • 56 min
    S3, #8 // 2016 - Racing in the Caribbean 600

    S3, #8 // 2016 - Racing in the Caribbean 600

    Season 3, #8. New intro to an old recording. Andy & Mia start the show and reflect on what it's like ocean racing in the Caribbean 600. Then we play the audio documentary that Andy put together after ISBJORN's first crack at the race in 2016. We didn't finish, due to rudder problems, but we were hooked on racing!
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    Join Andy & Mia and friends in Annapolis this October for a weekend workshop on all things SEAMANSHIP. Signup now at 59-north.com/seamanship.
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    HOW I THINK ABOUT SAILING is presented by Offshore Passage Opportunities. Visit sailopo.com to learn more about crewing offshore.

    • 52 min
    S3, #7 // 2015 - Introducing ISBJORN

    S3, #7 // 2015 - Introducing ISBJORN

    Season 3, #7. Almost exactly five years has passed since we bought ISBJORN, our beloved S&S Swan 48, which remains to this day as the foundation of 59 North. We go back in time today and hear Andy describe the story behind buying the boat and how it all came together.
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    Join Andy & Mia and friends in Annapolis this October for a weekend workshop on all things SEAMANSHIP. Signup now at 59-north.com/seamanship.
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    HOW I THINK ABOUT SAILING is presented by Offshore Passage Opportunities. Visit sailopo.com to learn more about crewing offshore.

    • 31 min
    S3, #6 // 2014 - Racers v. Cruisers

    S3, #6 // 2014 - Racers v. Cruisers

    Season 3, #6. Andy & Mia reflect on the 2014 Newport to Bermuda Race, which they competed in a J/37. They discuss what they've learned from ocean RACERS that they've applied to their ocean CRUISING passages since 2014.
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    Join us in October 2020 for a weekend workshop on SEAMANSHIP. Limited to 20 people. Sign-up now on 59-north.com/seamanship.
    HOW I THINK ABOUT SAILING is presented by Offshore Passage Opportunities. Crew offshore or find crew for your boat at sailopo.com.

    • 42 min

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