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Podcast #109: Aanderaa third time lucky?

Tessie on her way to Iceland
The Norwegian solo sailor Erik Aanderaa is a YouTube-hit, and it may be because he is so persistent. We met him in Grundarfjordur on the west coast of Iceland before his third-time attempt to reach Greenland. We spoke about his voyage to Iceland, his stay in the hospital in the Faroes, the women, and the upcoming Greenland sail -...

Podcast #108: Heading for Greenland

Mike Henderson and Helen Gould
Mike Henderson and Helen Gould are patiently waiting for the ice to clear on the Greenland east coast and the low-pressure systems to ease off in the Denmark Strait. They are, as I, well tied up in beautiful Isafjordur, Iceland. We found the time to talk about Greenland, sailing off the beaten track, their work on "Cruising guide to...

Podcast #107: Sailing to Svalbard

Bear Island
James Austrums, the house photographer in 59' North Sailing joined us from Tromsø to Longyearbyen on ISBJØRN, a Swan 48. We managed to stop on Bear Island.  We talked about sailing in the high latitudes, Svalbard, and exploring. Follow James on Instagram. If you need information about sailing in the high latitudes check out the book I wrote with Bob Shepton: High Latitude Sailing – Self-sufficient...

Podcast #106: Bjørn seiler nordover

Bjørn Børresen
Bjørn Børresen har kastet loss i pensjonisttilværelse og lagt kursen nordover i sin Lupi, en Hallberg-Rassy 43. Han seiler med fjellstøvlene på og tar noen lange etapper til Tromsø - der skal han snu og seile veldig sakte tilbake sammen med sin kone og venner. Vi tok en prat med ham i Svolvær. Hvis du er interessert i å holde sjekk...

Podcast #105: Eventyrer med sans for seiling

Sindre Kolbjørnsgard
Sindre Kolbjørnsgard er en eventyrer som vi helt sikkert kommer til å høre mye mer fra. I 2017 seilte han til Grønland og hjem. Han laget filmen The Arctic Homecoming, som jeg absolutt anbefaler. Sjekk også ut hans hjemmeside og Instagram. Hvis du er interessert i å holde sjekk på vedlikehold, reservedeler, sikkerhetsutstyr, proviantering og mye annet om bord, så kan jeg trygt anbefale...

How to sail the Norwegian Coast

Eigerøy Fyr
Have you ever dreamt of sailing the Norwegian coast? If yes; this book will give you all the info and practical advice you need to set your course for probably the most beautiful coast in the world. If not; this book will inspire you to dream of sailing here on your own keel with its over 60 harbors you...

Podcast #104: Heading for the Arctic

August and Jon talking sailing
This sailor and podcaster is really looking forward to the summer. I'm doing a two month skipper assignment on ISBJØRN, a Swan 48, in the 59' North Sailing fleet. And we are heading for Tromsø, Svalbard, Jan Mayen and Iceland. In this podcast, which is a co-production with 59' North podcast On The Wind, I talk to August Sandberg, the owner of...

Podcast #103: Åtte uker i Antarktis

Mektige fjell
I løpet av åtte uker opplevde det svenske paret Susanne og Lars mer enn de fleste i sin SY Sea Wind: Sykdom, 70 knops vind og et fantastisk landskap og dyreliv. Nå har de kommet tilbake tilPuerto Williams i Chile. Vi tok en prat med dem. De har laget en film om sin ferd langs Sør-Amerikas østkyst og du kan følge dem...

Podcast #102: Finner Lykken i nord

Lykken III på tur i kaldere farvann
Irene Wiedswang og Per Haraldsen i Lykken III seiler lenger enn de fleste hver eneste år. De bor i Oslo, men legger gjerne igjen båten i nord for å kunne ta lange seilferier langs kyster som ikke så mange besøker - men burde. I år står Svalbard på seilplanen igjen. Explore Norths podcast er en del av Norges Seilforbunds satsning...

Podcast #101: Living the solo round the world dream

Marco Nannini
In the spirit of the original Golden Globe Race over 50 years ago Marco Nannini has launched Global Solo Challenge where an innovative format of staggered start basically mean you can enter with the boat you have. Its all about achieving the dream of sailing solo around the world. The concept has drawn a lot of attention, and so fra...

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Tessie on her way to Iceland

Podcast #109: Aanderaa third time lucky?

The Norwegian solo sailor Erik Aanderaa is a YouTube-hit, and it may be because he is so persistent. We met him in Grundarfjordur on...
Mike Henderson and Helen Gould

Podcast #108: Heading for Greenland

Mike Henderson and Helen Gould are patiently waiting for the ice to clear on the Greenland east coast and the low-pressure systems to ease...
Bear Island

Podcast #107: Sailing to Svalbard

James Austrums, the house photographer in 59' North Sailing joined us from Tromsø to Longyearbyen on ISBJØRN, a Swan 48. We managed to stop on Bear...