7 episodes

The Inside Tack is a behind the scenes look into the Athena Racing teams, delving into the action stories behind the scenes with INEOS Britannia, Emirates Great Britain SailGP Team and the Athena Pathway Youth and Women's America's Cup Teams.

The Inside Tack Athena

    • Sport
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

The Inside Tack is a behind the scenes look into the Athena Racing teams, delving into the action stories behind the scenes with INEOS Britannia, Emirates Great Britain SailGP Team and the Athena Pathway Youth and Women's America's Cup Teams.

    Britannia's Naming Day with Jim Ratcliffe, Ben Ainslie and Georgie Ainslie

    Britannia's Naming Day with Jim Ratcliffe, Ben Ainslie and Georgie Ainslie

    Hear from the team on the naming day of our race boat for the 37th America's Cup, Britannia. As Jim Ratcliffe and Ben Ainslie talk about the team and their ambitions along with everything ahead for the next 4 months in the lead up to racing.

    • 43 min
    No Pod - Who do you want to hear from?

    No Pod - Who do you want to hear from?

    No podcast episode this week but a BIG show coming up this weekend with RB3's naming day on Saturday. SIgn up now to tune in live on the day.

    We also ask, who do you want to hear on future Inside Tack Podcasts?

    • 1 min
    Sail fast, sail safe – Explore the critical world of safety and rescue in the America’s Cup

    Sail fast, sail safe – Explore the critical world of safety and rescue in the America’s Cup

    Team paramedic Stephen Doherty, safety swimmer Jackson Griffin and sailor Ben Cornish reveal the efforts and planning behind keeping the team safe at sea. As the America's Cup embraces high-speed foiling boats, the stakes for safety are higher than ever. Steven and Jackson share the specialized skills, training, and quick-thinking needed to ensure the well-being of sailors in this extreme environment. From crash response to emergency medical care, learn what goes into safeguarding the world's fastest sailing competition. Don't miss this gripping discussion on the vital roles behind the scenes of the America's Cup.

    • 43 min
    Oars and Grinding to Cycling - Neil Hunter & Ryan Todhunter discuss becoming 'Cyclors'

    Oars and Grinding to Cycling - Neil Hunter & Ryan Todhunter discuss becoming 'Cyclors'

    In this episode of "Inside Tack," we meet two remarkable America's Cup 'cyclors': Neil Hunter, now in his third America's Cup who transitioned from a traditional Grinder to a Cyclor whilst still being a world leading Grinder in SailGP, and Ryan Todhunter, who made the leap from rowing to sailing. Discover how these athletes power the hydraulics to control the sails by cycling and hear their insights on the intense physical demands, teamwork, and technology behind the scenes of the world's most prestigious sailing competition. Tune in for a fascinating conversation about the evolution of roles in America’s Cup sailing and what it takes to compete at the highest level.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    AC Veteran to Rookie - Andrew Henderson & Sophie Heritage talk all things shore team

    AC Veteran to Rookie - Andrew Henderson & Sophie Heritage talk all things shore team

    In this episode of "Inside Tack," we dive further into the world of America's Cup with two pivotal shore team members: Andrew 'Hendo' Henderson and Sophie Heritage. Hendo, a veteran in his fifth America's Cup, brings a wealth of experience as the shore team lead, while Sophie, Boat Captain for the youth and women's teams, embarks on her first campaign. Join us as we explore their unique roles, the challenges they face, and the journey that brought them to this iconic sailing competition. It's an insightful look into the behind-the-scenes work that makes racing these extreme America's Cup foiling monohulls possible.

    • 37 min
    Going for Gold: Giles, Saskia and Shrek chat winning the ultimate Olympic prize

    Going for Gold: Giles, Saskia and Shrek chat winning the ultimate Olympic prize

    Get to know some of the Olympic Gold Medal winners in our team as we talk everything Olympic Gold with Giles Scott, Saskia Clark and Matt Gotrel. Delve into the exhilarating world of sailing (and rowing) as these extraordinary athletes share their journeys to victory, the challenges they've overcome, and the relentless pursuit of excellence that defines their careers. Gain insights into the mindset of champions, the thrill of competition, and the camaraderie forged on the Olympic journey. Whether you're a sailing enthusiast or simply inspired by tales of triumph, this episode promises to ignite your passion sport and leave you cheering for more.

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

Top Podcasts In Sport

Let's Be Having You! The 00s Football Podcast
Let's Be Having You: The 00s Football Podcast
Stick to Football
The Overlap
The Rest Is Football
Goalhanger Podcasts
The Overlap with Gary Neville
Sky Bet
FC Bullard
Crowd Network
NEW: That Peter Crouch Podcast
Tall or Nothing

You Might Also Like

Brydon &
Rob Brydon | Wondery
The Good, The Bad & The Rugby
Folding Pocket
Michael Spicer: No Room
BBC Radio 4
Dan Snow's History Hit
History Hit
Rugby Union Weekly
BBC Radio 5 Live
Shirley Robertson's Sailing Podcast
Shirley Robertson