July 18, 2018
How a young family changed their lives and sailed round the world (and made millions). Caspar Craven explains how they did it and how we can do it too.
Giovanni Soldini - Italy's greatest sailor since Christopher Columbus - talks about his tea clipper record from Hong Kong to London, the business of sailing Maserati and why he'll never do a Volvo Ocean Race.
Guests: Caspar Craven @15", Giovanni Soldini @23'00"
Details of Caspar Craven's book 'Where the Magic Happens' and soldini's beautiful trimaran Maserati on the Sailing Uncovered Facebook page.
June 20, 2018
A star-studded preview of the 2018 World Championships plus how you can win a trip to Florida.
Alec Wilkinson speaks to:
Hannah Mills GBR @1'30
Mathew Belcher AUS @5'00
Jorge Zarif BRA @8'00
Lijia Xu CHN @19'00
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May 14, 2018
Sam Davies and Lucy Hodges MBE guest. Blind sailing World Champ Lucy Hodges describes match racing and the freedom sailing brings her. Yohoho and a barrel of rum - Sam Davies prepares for the year's big tansat as she trains for the 2020 Vendee Globe. Enjoy it? Please donate via the 'Patron' button.
Presenter: Alec Wilkinson
Guests: Lucy Hodges at 02:00
Sam Davies at 10:00
FaceBook: @sailing uncovered podcast
March 2, 2018
Cancer-survivor and Olympic champion Santi Lange inspires us with his determination to beat illness and defend his Olympic title. Plus Colin Firth, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Donald Crowhurst - all now part of the famous Golden Globe race...author Chris Eakin on 'The Race Too Far' that created legends and destroyed lives. My boat this month features the 505.
Olympic champ Santiago Lange @45"
3x World Champ Mike Holt @8'35"
Author Chris Eakin @10'15"
Total Duration: 23'30"
January 11, 2018
Alex Thomson shares his plans for 2018 and updates us on his team's progress as they begin the design of the boat they hope will win the Vendee Globe in 2020. Alec Wilkinson caught up with him on stage at the London Boat Show.
December 20, 2017
Tracy Edwards shares her big plans for her iconic boat Maiden which she saved from the Indian Ocean. The first woman to skipper an all female crew around the world announces that men will be allowed on board for the first time as she sets sail around the globe once more. We also hear from the voice of BBC Radio 4's Shipping Forecast, Zeb Soanes as we preview the 2018 London Boat show.
Guests: Mike Enser @1'30", Tracy Edwards @4'30", Zeb Soanes @14'45"
More info on Sailing Uncovered Facebook page and Twitter @sailingshow
November 22, 2017
East coast Vs West coast - we debate the USA's best side. Plus Sarah-Quita Offringa, freestyle superstar and multi World Champion talks windsurfing and what sailing could learn from her sport. 3 times 505 World Champion Mike Holt hotly debates the merits of west coast sailing. And a new feature where top sailors tell us why they love their boat. Presented by Alec Wilkinson.
- Mike Holt & Jesse Falsone @ 2.00
- David Bargehr on the 470 @11.00
- Sarah-Quita Offringa @12.30
November 8, 2017
Backstage at the World Sailing Awards in Mexico we catch up with Dutch Laser Radial sailor Marit Bouwmeester after her crowning as the 2017 Rolex World Sailor of the Year.
After months out injured, Bouwmeester made an astonishing comeback at the Laser Radial World Championships on home waters in Medemblik, the Netherlands and claimed an emphatic third world title.
October 9, 2017
Your star-studded guide to the race. Kyle Langford, Dee Caffari and Mark Towill join Conrad Colman and Alec Wilkinson from their team bases.
Kyle on sailing with arch-enemy Pete Burling. Mark on his American dream of sailing into Newport, Rhode Island. Dee on her young crew's initiation ceremonies. Conrad announces his own plans to compete.
Dee Caffari (GBR) @5'15
Kyle Langford (AUS) @16'
Mark Towill (USA) @25'
The idiot's guide: @rhodesvoiceuk
CO-HOST: Conrad Colman (NZL)
August 23, 2017
Paddleboarding down the Danube, rowing the Atlantic and the 14 year old who sailed round the world. Adventurer and TV presenter Ben Fogle joins sports Broadcaster Timm Kruse and champions league sailor Jorgen Mohr Ernst.