The Best Sailing Podcasts

We have selected five of the best sailing podcasts that you may like to listen to while you are sailing or dreaming of sailing!  These podcasts vary from talking to well-known sailors currently campaigning for the Olympics or America’s Cup to stories from people who sail single-handedly and those who live on board permanently.

Sailing Uncovered

A monthly broadcast, approximately 17 minutes long these podcasts bring you inspiring stories from sailing’s prolific characters such as Olympic Campaigners, America’s Cup bidders and record breaking sailors. Perfect listening for all types of sailor.

Link: https://sailinguncovered.podbean.com/

On the Wind

Weekly chats with yachting journalist Andy Schells based on offshore sailing with people around the world including single-handed sailors, captains, authors, yacht designers and cruisers- something for everyone. Perfect listening for the offshore enthusiasts.

Link: https://www.59-north.com/podcast

RTE Seascapes

Weekly broadcasts by Feargal Keane bringing you stories about traditional and modern boats along the Irish coast - this gives you a taste of the great craic Ireland’s outdoors offers. Perfect listening for the cruisers.

Link: https://www.rte.ie/radio1/seascapes/podcasts/

The Boat Galley

Quick tips and bits of information lasting about 5-10 minutes long to help you along in all stages of cruising - essential listening for those who have a boat, are thinking of going cruising or contemplating buying a boat. Perfect listening for the boat owner.

Link: https://theboatgalley.com/category/podcasts/

H20 BBC Sounds

Weekly podcasts brought to you by Radio Solent, in these 30 minute podcasts you’ll come across people for whom being on the water is a way of life.   From sailing to cruise ships, power boating, windsurfing, canoeing and more this podcast has something for you. Perfect listening for those who just love being on the water.

Link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p002m27x/episodes/downloads