Sailing Uncovered - the Podcast
Episode 30-Boats of the Future

Episode 30-Boats of the Future

December 5, 2019

Two boats pushing the limits of technology to revolutionise how we will cross oceans in the future. Inspirational skippers show us around the floating laboratories that challenge our beliefs on boat design and the environment. Check out the on-board videos from Energy Observer and Race For Water on our Sailing Uncovered YouTube channel.

Guests:

Jerome Delafosse@2.30 (Energy Observer)

Hugo Devedeux@3.45  (Energy Observer)

Annabelle Boudinot@18.30 (Race for Water)

 

  

EXTRA - Marco Gradoni World Sailor of the Year

EXTRA - Marco Gradoni World Sailor of the Year

October 30, 2019

Backstage reaction from the youngest ever World Sailor of the Year Marco Gradoni. 3 Optimist World Titles in 3 years for the boy from Rome. He talks to Alec Wilkinson at the Oceanview Theatre in Bermuda.

EXTRA - Anne-Marie Rindom World Sailor of the Year

EXTRA - Anne-Marie Rindom World Sailor of the Year

October 30, 2019

Back-stage reaction from Anne-Marie Rindom after winning Female World Sailor of the Year 2019. The Danish Laser Radial sailor won World and European Titles in 2019.

Episode 29 - America’s Cup boat launch

Episode 29 - America’s Cup boat launch

October 4, 2019

At last the battle for the 36th America's Cup gets real. Special edition from the Ineos TeamUK AC75 boat launch. Photos and videos of all teams' boats are on our Sailing Uncovered Youtube channel & FB page.

Guests:

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston@1'45

Giles Scott (Crew)@4'45

Ben Ainslie (Skipper)@12'30  

Episode 28-Offshore Revolution

Episode 28-Offshore Revolution

September 11, 2019

It'll be the Olympic Games' longest and toughest endurance event. The Mixed Two Person Offshore Keelboat will make history on its debut at Paris 2024 but who came up with the idea? Can it be a success? And what will it take to become Olympic champion in sailing's newest event? 

Guests:

Matt Allen @40"  (Pres Australian Sailing/Ocean&Offshore Committee)

Stan Honey @5'40"  (Sailing&Media legend/Ocean&Offshore Committee)

Hannah Diamond @17'45" (Volvo Ocean Racer)

Find out more on our network; Twitter (@sailingshow) YouTube and Facebook. 

 

Episode27-Voyages of Discovery

Episode27-Voyages of Discovery

August 18, 2019
Crossing two oceans on a voyage of medical discovery. Plus an Olympic champ's tips on making sailing fun for kids. 
Meet the sailors turned rowers crossing the Indian and Atlantic oceans to research Parkinson's and PTSD and double Olympic gold medallist Sarah Ayton explains how we can do more to help kids discover sailing.
 
Guests:
John Haskell & Billy Taylor @2'30"
Sarah Ayton OBE @20'

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Episode 26-Ocean Life Special with 11th Hour Racing

Episode 26-Ocean Life Special with 11th Hour Racing

June 7, 2019

A passionate call to action to defend the oceans we love. The greatest advocates for ocean life cover the hottest topics of our time. Dame Ellen MacArthur, Emily Penn, the UN and The Ocean Race on how we can turn things around. Episode brought to you by 11th Hour Racing

Emily Penn @1:15

Anne-Cecile Turner @12:00

Dr Lisa Emelia Svensson @22:15

Dame Ellen MacArthur @32:10

Get more on all our guests on the Sailing Uncovered Facebook page. We're also on Twitter @sailingshow 

 

Episode 25 - Ellen MacArthur

Episode 25 - Ellen MacArthur

May 10, 2019

From record-breaking sailor to taking on the UN. Ellen MacArthur covers everything from offshore adventures to cancer, from saving the planet to the world's best flapjacks. There's more on this interview on Twitter @sailingshow & on our FB page.

Episode 24 - Inside US Olympic Sailing Team

Episode 24 - Inside US Olympic Sailing Team

March 25, 2019

Revolution, motivation and the sweat and tears to make Tokyo 2020. US Olympic sailing chief and proud Australian Malcolm Page takes Alec inside their Miami training base as they fight to put US sailing back on the Olympic map.  

Episode 23 - Flying an F50 - SailGP preview.

Episode 23 - Flying an F50 - SailGP preview.

January 23, 2019

What you need to know about adrenalin-pumped SailGP. And can our sailors master the flying F50 in the world's only sailing simulator?  

Guests: Simon Watin (FRA) @2'30" 

            Chris Draper (GBR) @5'00"

            Phil Crain (USA) @11'30" 

            Dylan Fletcher (GBR) @14'20"

            Stuart Bithell (GBR) @20'35"

Presenter: Alec Wilkinson