A podcast about the international yacht racing scene featuring exclusive interviews with the sport's top sailors and influencers. Hosted by British sailing journalist Justin Chisholm – editor of the Yacht Racing Life website.
Australian-born Luke Parkinson is a high-performance sailor who has carved out an enviable career for himself in the ocean racing world – having won The Ocean Race 2014-15 with Ian Walker's Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing – and as an expert protagonist of the art of foiling in both SailGP and the America's Cup – with Ben Ainslie's Emirates Team GBR and INEOS Britannia, respectively.
During a wide-ranging conversation Luke talks about his early days as a young sailor, his aspirations of following in the footsteps of his Olympic gold medal winning sister Tessa, his ongoing passion for ocean racing, his first experience in of racing around the world, as well as his thoughts on the America's Cup and SailGP.
Tom Morris – aka 'Mozzy Sails'
Tom Morris is a talented British dinghy sailor, who aside from his sailing achievements – that include a national championship victory in the RS800 twin trapeze skiff class and winning the UK’s champion of champions Endeavour Trophy last year – is also host of the highly popular YouTube channel Mozzy Sails, where he and some of his sailing friends provide some fascinating and much needed analysis of the technical side of the 37th America’s Cup. So far, Morris' channel has racked up close to four million views and has a subscriber base of just short of 22 thousand and counting.
You can become a subscriber here: https://www.youtube.com/@MozzySails/
British sailing writer and America's Cup aficionado Magnus Wheatley has been obsessed with yacht racing's oldest and most prestigious competition since he was in his mid-teens..
Justin Chisholm catches up with fellow British sailing journalist Andy Rice, who as well as being a regular contributor to all the major sailing publications also hosts the Sailjuice Podcast as well as running the Road to Gold 12 step coaching programme that helps sailors of all abilities improve their racing performance.
David Fuller – Yacht Business Podcast
Justin Chisholm is joined by friend and colleague David Fuller – host of the Yacht Business podcast which examines new innovative technologies, trends and business models that are having an impact on the global marine industry.
On this crossover episode – which will be jointly published on The Yacht Business Podcast, (available on all major podcasting platforms) – the pair discuss how various technologies are having an effect on the professional yacht racing world.
Justin Chisholm’s guest this time is British Olympic medallist and SailGP competitor Hannah Mills.
Hannah won silver in the women’s 470 class at the London 2012 Olympics and followed that victory up with back to back gold medals at the Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 making her the most successful female Olympic sailor of all time.
She called time on her Olympic campaigning after the last Games, but was snapped up by Sir Ben Ainslie’s Great Britain SailGP Team where she has raced in the strategist role on the British F50 foiling catamaran, as well as spearheading the team’s initiatives around the SailGP Women’s Pathway Programme and indulging her passion for sustainability with the the team’s Protect Our Future climate education platform recently launched with its charity partner, 1851 Trust.
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One stop podcast for everything yacht racing
It’s great to listen to Justin talk to sailors from all disciplines of racing and get a real inside and current look at the world of racing. Good on you mate!!!
Great interviews and guests
Justin asks the questions we’d like to ask his guests ourselves.
Having Conrad Coleman onboard for the Vendee was a great choice.
I have enjoyed all of JC’s podcasts, he asks great questions and interviews the best in the industry.