Almost 2000 miles across some of the world's toughest waters-from the fisherman's graveyard to fastnet. Young race-star Alan Roberts gives Alec Wilkinson the inside story on the gruelling 2020 La Solitaire race.
Taking on the wilds of Alaska - in the longest inland-water race on the US west coast. Four intrepid racers tell us about whales, grizzlies and the infamous currents of Admiralty island.
Guests: Dave D'Amore, Anthony Crupi, Brian Lieb & Sean Boily.
Watch race video from this episode here: Sailing Uncovered YouTube Channel
When lockdown came, eSailing exploded on the scene and is set for Olympic inclusion. America's Cup sailors and top gamers look at the rise of the eSport. We hear how SailGP has embraced it and about the brand new global eSailing TV station. Never played? You will after listening to this.
Kjoob, Gamer 3:15
Matt Cornwell, America's Cup sailor 8:23
Julien Di Biase, COO SailGP 12:08
Joseph Ozanne, Head of Simulation American Magic 20:15
Thomas Bjorn-Luthi, Founder eSailingTV 26:10
The thrills and spills of a decade of foiling with Sir Ben Ainslie. The British America’s Cup skipper looks ahead to an action-packed foiling year in SailGP and the AC World Series with INEOS TEAM UK.
This is the full interview featured in the March 2020 edition of The World Sailing Show which is packed with awesome shots of big boat foiling! Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-A6kMC9ZQ6o&t=6s
How to build a Vendee Globe race team....when you're a woman. PLUS...when your team-mate is your opponent - the fight for the right to represent USA at Tokyo 2020.
Britons Sam Davies and Pip Hare on what it takes to challenge the French in the toughest ocean race. And we speak to American Olympic Bronze medallist Caleb Paine* and Luke Muller - the youngster looking to knock him off his perch in the Finn.
Guests: Pip Hare 2.15, Sam Davies 11.10, Caleb Paine 18.00, Luke Muller 26.30
*the postponement of the Tokyo Games led to Caleb withdrawing from the US Olympic team to concentrate on his America's Cup career.
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.
Jerome Delafosse@2.30 (Energy Observer)
Hugo Devedeux@3.45 (Energy Observer)
Annabelle Boudinot@18.30 (Race for Water)
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.
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.
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston@1'45
Giles Scott (Crew)@4'45
Ben Ainslie (Skipper)@12'30
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?
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)
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