Feb 28, 2022
This is the second part of the interview with Kirsten (part 1 is the previous episode). We talk about sailing from Prince Edward Island to Cape Town, South Africa. She left Canada in December, in conditions most of us would not consider leaving in. We also talk about equipment, books, spearfishing, avoiding sharks,...
Feb 21, 2022
Kirsten is an entrant in the 2022 Golden Globe Race, a solo circumnavigation race that starts this September. She just completed a journey in her boat from Prince Edward Island, Canada, to Cape Town, South Africa. We talk about the journey, which started in a gale under storm trisail, and her preparations for the race.
Feb 19, 2022
In this mid-week mini-episode, I talk about painting my propeller, sailing plans, writing a book with Tapio Lehtinen, and the bonus episodes I am putting on Patreon. Patrons can ask me to talk about anything they are curious about, and I will discuss it in a bonus episode, accessible only to Patreon patrons. This...
Feb 14, 2022
Guy Waites is a competitor in the upcoming Golden Globe Race - a solo circumnavigation in traditional cruising boats limited to 1968 technology. We talk about his sailing experience, his boat, sailing from Panama to the UK, safety, reefing, rigging, heavy weather, who is going to win, and much more!
Feb 7, 2022
Lia is a solo sailor and a long-distance rower, and she recently rowed all the way from California to Hawaii. We talk about being an athlete, training, meal replacements, sleep, rowing, navigation on the rowboat, yoga, breathing, fear, sharks, solitude, solo sailing, and much more!