Folk Tales is the new podcast series, brought to you by boatfolk. With stories and interviews from across the UK boating community, we hope you enjoy listening! At boatfolk, we’re creating great places for everyone that wants to be in, on, under or by the water. With 11 marinas in beautiful locations around the UK, it’s easy to have fun afloat. Our waterside destinations are more than just a place to berth your boat. They are a place to enjoy it in new ways. From the experienced boater to the curious dabbler. From those who love to be water side and those who don’t quite know it yet. Everyone is welcome. We’re on a mission to get more people to have fun afloat and taking care of the seas, creating a community of boaters. For now, and for the next generation. Find out more at www.boatfolk.co.uk
Episode 12: In conversation with Michael Howorth
In this episode of Folk Tales we speak with Merchant Navy veteran, superyacht Captain and widely-published industry commentator, Michael Howorth.
Michael's prowess as a travel and yachting writer is widely revered, and he and his wife Frances are now published across the world's leading industry titles. In this interview, Michael shares all, from his early career with the Merchant Navy to taking the helm of cruise liners and superyachts with the rich and famous.
He has some fantastic anecdotes and great tips for those looking to start boating.
Episode 11: Getting to know Steve Brown
In conversation with a round-the-world adventurer
Episode 10: In conversation with Brian Meharg MBE
Skipper, author, MBE, and long-distance swimming pilot Brian Meharg shares his story of a life spent on the water.
Episode 9:Getting to know Vicky Williams
We hear about all the amazing work that sailing charity, Challenge Wales are doing for young people
Episode 8: In conversation with Peter Bell
Getting to know boating author and adventurer, Peter Bell
Episode 7: Getting to know Chris Morton
An inspirational story of recovery and determination, and a life spent on the water
What these to guys planned and executed is nothing short of epic. Some superheroes do it in the water!