300 episodes

‘On the Wind,’ is THE podcast about offshore sailing, where professional sailor Andy Schell interviews sailors from around the world to discover what inspires them in an effort to inspire you! Andy has interviewed everyone from legends like Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, to tech gurus like Nigel Calder, boat builders like Magnus Rassy (of Hallberg Rassy), inspirational family sailors like Totem, YouTube stars SV Delos & Andy's personal favorite, Arctic sailor and octogenarian Bob Shepton. Thanks for listening & HOLD FAST!

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    • 4.8 • 397 Ratings

‘On the Wind,’ is THE podcast about offshore sailing, where professional sailor Andy Schell interviews sailors from around the world to discover what inspires them in an effort to inspire you! Andy has interviewed everyone from legends like Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, to tech gurus like Nigel Calder, boat builders like Magnus Rassy (of Hallberg Rassy), inspirational family sailors like Totem, YouTube stars SV Delos & Andy's personal favorite, Arctic sailor and octogenarian Bob Shepton. Thanks for listening & HOLD FAST!

    Raft-Up in Lofoten, Norway // Øyvind Nilssen & August Sandberg

    Raft-Up in Lofoten, Norway // Øyvind Nilssen & August Sandberg

    ISBJORN skipper August Sandberg accidentally bumped in to his old friend Oyvin Nilssen, skipper of DUEN III, in Lofoten earlier this summer. After a night of partying in the on-deck hot tub and swimming in the Arctic waters, August & Oyvind traded stories in the saloon of DUEN III.
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    The QUARTERDECK is now open! Go to quarterdeck.59-north.com and sign up to become a member of our new platform where Andy Schell & ISBJORN skipper August Sandberg will explore 'deep dives on the art of seamanship.' First two weeks free. There's nothing like it on the Internet in the sailing world, and we can't wait to share it with you and explore seamanship ideas together. See you on the QUARTERDECK!
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    ON THE WIND is sponsored exclusively this season by Forbes Horton Yachts. Go to forbesyachts.com to get in touch and find your dream boat.

    • 58 min
    Heavy Weather Sailing // Susie Goodall, August & Andy

    Heavy Weather Sailing // Susie Goodall, August & Andy

    Who better than to discuss heavy weather with than Southern Ocean veteran Susie Goodall, and Spitzbergen explorer August Sandberg! Today's show is adapted from the LIVE video session we held on the topic at the height of the pandemic. We define heavy weather, talk about our favorite tactics and of course tell some harrowing storm stories!
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    The QUARTERDECK is now open! Go to quarterdeck.59-north.com and sign up to become a member of our new platform where Andy Schell & ISBJORN skipper August Sandberg will explore 'deep dives on the art of seamanship.' First two weeks free. There's nothing like it on the Internet in the sailing world, and we can't wait to share it with you and explore seamanship ideas together. See you on the QUARTERDECK!
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    ON THE WIND is sponsored exclusively this season by Forbes Horton Yachts. Go to forbesyachts.com to get in touch and find your dream boat.

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Kika & Dan // Sailing UMA

    Kika & Dan // Sailing UMA

    If you've ever spotted a beautiful Pearson 36, crewed by an even more beautiful couple, sailing off their anchor, there's a good chance you'll be in the background of a new video from Sailing UMA. Dan & Kika stopped in Bergen on their way to the Arctic and invited August Sandberg onboard for a chat.
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    The QUARTERDECK is now open! Go to quarterdeck.59-north.com and sign up to become a member of our new platform where Andy Schell & ISBJORN skipper August Sandberg will explore 'deep dives on the art of seamanship.' First two weeks free. There's nothing like it on the Internet in the sailing world, and we can't wait to share it with you and explore seamanship ideas together. See you on the QUARTERDECK!
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    ON THE WIND is sponsored exclusively this season by Forbes Horton Yachts. Go to forbesyachts.com to get in touch and find your dream boat.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Chris-Stanmore Major // Wrong Way Round-the-World

    Chris-Stanmore Major // Wrong Way Round-the-World

    Chris Stanmore-Major has already been twice round the world, as a skipper with the Clipper Race, then solo in the Velux Five-Oceans Race. Now, with over 300,000 offshore miles under his keel, he's attempting to circumnavigate again, this time solo, nonstop and against the prevailing Southern Ocean wind and seas.
    It's crunch time for Chris' pre-departure refit...support Chris in his RTW attempt through GoFundMe or on his Patreon page.
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    The QUARTERDECK is now open! Go to quarterdeck.59-north.com and sign up to become a member of our new platform where Andy Schell & ISBJORN skipper August Sandberg will explore 'deep dives on the art of seamanship.' First two weeks free. There's nothing like it on the Internet in the sailing world, and we can't wait to share it with you and explore seamanship ideas together. See you on the QUARTERDECK!
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    ON THE WIND is sponsored exclusively this season by Forbes Horton Yachts. Go to forbesyachts.com to get in touch and find your dream boat.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Fall Events // Celestial & Rigging Workshops

    Fall Events // Celestial & Rigging Workshops

    INTRO TO CELESTIAL NAV // Sept. 12 & 13 in Bergen, Norway with ISBJORN skipper August Sandberg!
    RIGGING WORKSHOP // 3 Sessions, starting in Oct., Annapolis, MD with Andy, Mia & Mike Meer at Port Annapolis Marina!
    Sign up for both at the homepage, 59-north.com. New episodes coming in October!

    • 7 min
    Don McIntyre // Sailor, Adventurer, GGR & OGR Founder

    Don McIntyre // Sailor, Adventurer, GGR & OGR Founder

    Don McIntyre is an adventurer, pure and simple, and every crazy idea he's had throughout his long career has started with that one idea…that adventure is something where the outcome is uncertain. The final episode of the 2020 Summer Season is here, we'll be back with next season in mid-September!
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    ON THE WIND is presented by Forbes Horton Yachts. And also supported by Colligo Marine and Amundsen Sports.

    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
397 Ratings

397 Ratings

LAexplorer ,

Inspiring variety.

This is my current favorite podcast- always fun to hear about ocean adventures, especially during Covid. The recent Kika and Dan episode was fabulous. Andy and August sound like genuinely good people, and a pleasure to listen to. You’ve got fans in LA!

smartcottage ,

Simply the best sailing podcast

Andy Schell is a master interviewer and manages to find the most colorful sailors across the world. A treasure of listening pleasure.

mgmpc ,

Interesting stuff

Glad I found this podcast . I’m just getting into sailing.I really enjoyed the interview with Dylan Mcgaster plus all the other ones I’ve heard.

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