Sailing Uncovered - Extra. Santiago Lange World Sailor of the Year 2016

November 8, 2016

An emotional Santi Lange reacts to his World Sailor of the Year award. Alec Wilkinson grabs a few words with the Argentinian who won gold in Rio at the age of 54 a year after losing a lung to cancer.


Sailing Uncovered - Episode 5: Dee Caffari

October 29, 2016

This month is all about high seas adventures as round the world sailor Dee Caffari talks about the toughest race in sailing - the 2016-2017 Vendee Globe.
Also joining Alec Wilkinson is Conrad Manning who has his sights on the 2020 Vendee race but what does it to take to make the cut?

PRESENTER: Alec Wilkinson
GUESTS:       Dee Caffari
                     Conrad Manning


Sailing Uncovered - Episode 4: Saskia Clark & Nathan Outteridge

September 29, 2016
Two double Olympic medallists in one show! Plus a preview of the decisive event of the America's Cup World Series.

Nathan Outteridge and Saskia Clark are our special guests this month. Olympic champion Saskia Clark confirms her retirement, admits being scared of life after Team GB and has an important Bart's Bash update.

Aussie Nathan Outteridge on what life is really like in Bermuda for an America's Cup sailor, his fave Olympic medal and why he had to get away from sailing partner Iain Jensen. 

Dean Barker and Franck Cammas look ahead to the decisive event of the America's Cup World Series in Japan.

PRESENTER:  Alec Wilkinson

GUESTS:        Saskia Clark (GBR) @1'30"
                      Dean Barker (NZL) @9'17"
                      Franck Cammas (FRA)
                      Nathan Outteridge (AUS) @12'00"


Sailing Uncovered Episode 3 - Bart’s Bash

August 28, 2016

We look ahead to one of September's biggest international sailing events; 'Bart's Bash'. Thousands of sailors and clubs around the world will come together for the annual money raiser. Iain Percy doesn't mince his words on how sailing needs to get serious about safety. And we hear about a life-changing project in South Africa. Join Alec Wilkinson for Episode 3 of Sailing Uncovered.
Remember to follow us on Twitter: @sailingshow

PRESENTER: Alec Wilkinson

GUESTS:       Iain Percy, Artemis Racing
                     Rob Holden, Mossel Bay YC, South Africa
                     Richard Percy, Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation


Sailing Uncovered - Rio2016 Preview (Episode 2)

July 22, 2016

A full preview to this summer's sailing at Rio 2016.
Double Olympic Gold medalist Iain Percy gives his advice to this year's crop of Olympic sailors. Percy's former Olympic partner Steve Mitchell - now coaching Canada - reveals his team's secret weapon against Rio's waterborne superbugs. We also hear from the British team on their aim to finish top of the medal table.
Alec Wilkinson is also joined by sailjuice journalist Andy Rice as they predict the winners and losers of Rio 2016.

PRESENTER: Alec Wilkinson
GUESTS: Andy Rice, Iain Percy, Lindsey Bell, Steve Mitchell


Sailing Uncovered - Episode 1

June 29, 2016

Welcome to our brand new podcast! In Episode One...the extraordinary dangers of the North Atlantic, surviving a destroyed mainsail with a little tea and sleep, the thrill of foiling a kiteboard and the perks of coaching Richard Branson.
All this and more as Sky Sports presenter Alec Wilkinson speaks to ocean racer Phil Sharp and European foiling kiteboard champion Olly Bridge.