19 episodes

Light hearted and filled with personal anecdotes this podcast also contains an ocean of experience from a sailor that has covered more miles on the worlds oceans than the distance from Earth to the moon.Each episode round the world solo sailor Chris Stanmore-Major, AKA 'CSM' talks about all things sailing from how to flake a line and prepare a meal on a family cruising voyage to how to race through the Southern Ocean on an Open 60. Superyachts, racing campaigns, open boat expeditions, classic wooden yachts and tall ships- all have equal interest to 'The Mariner'.Send your questions however small to csmthemariner@gmail.com and Chris will endeavour to give you and answer or find the person that can!

The Mariner Chris Stanmore-Major

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    • 5.0, 5 Ratings

Light hearted and filled with personal anecdotes this podcast also contains an ocean of experience from a sailor that has covered more miles on the worlds oceans than the distance from Earth to the moon.Each episode round the world solo sailor Chris Stanmore-Major, AKA 'CSM' talks about all things sailing from how to flake a line and prepare a meal on a family cruising voyage to how to race through the Southern Ocean on an Open 60. Superyachts, racing campaigns, open boat expeditions, classic wooden yachts and tall ships- all have equal interest to 'The Mariner'.Send your questions however small to csmthemariner@gmail.com and Chris will endeavour to give you and answer or find the person that can!

    The Mariner Podcast # 19 '1000Nm on the Formula 40 Trimaran 'Spirit'

    The Mariner Podcast # 19 '1000Nm on the Formula 40 Trimaran 'Spirit'

    This week I share the wonderful voyage I have just come back from on the awesome Formula 40 Trimaran 'Spirit' and the minor trails & tribulations I worked through bringing her 1000Nm up the US coast.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    The Mariner Podcast #18. These are the Days of our Lives

    The Mariner Podcast #18. These are the Days of our Lives

    Is there any way to slow down time back down and get off the rollercoaster I at least seemed to board sometime just after 40- I propose there is and sailing is a fantastic way to do it.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    The Mariner Podcast #17. The Voyage Home

    The Mariner Podcast #17. The Voyage Home

    In this final instalment of the story of sailing solo around the world covers the last leg of the Velux 5 Oceans Race from Charleston, USA to La Rochelle, France.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    The Mariner Podcast #16. Lunar Exploration

    The Mariner Podcast #16. Lunar Exploration

    In this episode I take you for a whirlwind tour of the Moon our closest partner in the heavens and the single most important element - potentially- in the development of life on this planet.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    The Mariner Podcast #15 Between the Devil & Dehydration

    The Mariner Podcast #15 Between the Devil & Dehydration

    In this episode I describe the 6,500Nm race from Punta Del Este in Uruguay to Charleston, South Carolina.  The sailing was nothing to write home about but everything else about that trip was pretty unique.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    The Mariner Podcast #14. Climbing Mount Stupid

    The Mariner Podcast #14. Climbing Mount Stupid

    If you have never heard of the Dunning-Kruger effect, the Superiority Illusion, Selective Bias or the Imposter Syndrome prepare to deny everything and declare yourself an above average student!

    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

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drumsandbikes1 ,

Great story’s

Love hearing Chris’s story’s from his extensive experience at sea. If you are interested in sailing there’s a lot of knowledge shared here.

Sco.booth ,

Inspiring stories ...

Very inspiring stories, told openly and humbly, of an incredible adventure. I enjoy the meanderings into side topics that I can relate to. Keep them coming Chris!

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