The British Keelboat Sailing Podcast will look at Team Racing, Match Racing and Offshore racing with guests from all aspects of the disciplines.
Episode 6 - The newest Olympic sailing class, Offshore
This week British Sailing Team Coach, Hugh Styles, is joined by professional offshore racers Dee Caffari and Henry Bomby. They talk about how they plan to use their experiences as they target Paris 2024 as the next big challenge. We hear their views on sleep, food and all the ingredients needed to succeed in this exiting new discipline.
Episode 5 - Starting out in international Match Racing
This week we talk to current UK Women's and Open Match Racing Champions, Octavia Owen and Ted Blowers about their first steps in to international Match Racing. Find out how they get involved and build their teams.
Episode 4 - Team Racing for clubs
This week we talk to Fiona Tylecote from Rutland Sailing Club and Ben Palmer from Thames Sailing Club about how team racing offers something different to their clubs. From greater interaction between generations of sailors to allowing sailors a chance to represent their club and learning more about racing along the way, they give us great insight as to how team racing has been a great benefit.
Episode 3 - Two handed offshore racing with Deb Fish & Gavin Howe
This week British Sailing Team coach, Hugh Styles, talks to Deb Fish and Gavin Howe about how they compete in the tough two handed offshore arena. Deb co-skippered Bellino with Rob Craigie to overall victory in the two handed class in the RORC 2019 season's championship while Gavin finished fourth on Tigris in the same championship as well as placing fourth in the Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race in 2018.
Both have a lot of experience in offshore racing and are keen to share their knowledge
Episode 2 - Match Racing with Lucy Macgregor & Ian Williams
We speak to Lucy Macgregor and Ian Williams about their journey through match racing. Hear of the highs and lows and how they think sailors new to the discipline can get involved.
Episode 1 - Why do team racers keep coming back?
RYA Team Racing Working Group Chair, Arthur Henderson, speaks to Emily Robertson and Jack Hanslope about why team racing is so addictive and why they have stuck with it after university.