Adventures Weekly

Prada Cup – Day 2

“Sometimes you are the bug, and some days you are the windshield” said Terry Hutchison of today’s Prada Cup racing. “At any given moment all the teams were dealing with the same thing, I guess we drew the unlucky number in the lottery” said Hutchinson of today’s race track. Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli posted their first win […]

Adventures Weekly – Needham & Turner

For the first Adventures Weekly of 2021 we caught up with Tom Needham & Joel Turner, who were part of the winning team on IRC at the Bartercard Australia Sail Paradise Regatta last week.  The pair are also training for the 2024 Olympics as part of the Australian Sailing Development Squad, so we cover the issues they are facing, […]

Sail Paradise 2021

Wild Finish to Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta The twelfth edition of the Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta concluded today in a strong and gusty southerly, with the sporty conditions testing the sailors who did take to the water to race. “It’s called Sail Paradise, not Survive Paradise” commented Race Officer, Southport Yacht Club’s own Mark Dingley […]

Adventures Weekly: Big Boat Wrap

For Adventures Weekly on 11 December – we recapped a massive week of sailing – well it felt like it after so long! We dived in behind-the-scenes at the Grinders Coffee SOLAS Big Boat Challenge, including our interviews with all of the skippers, plus our Vendée Globe updates, being on-site for the VX One Australia […]

Adventures Weekly: Jessica Watson

With the Vendée Globe in focus this week, it was brilliant to have Jessica Watson on our Adventures Weekly show on Friday to chat about her incredible record-breaking solo non-stop and unassisted round-the-world adventure ten years ago as a 16-year-old. Jess in her words is an “ordinary girl who went out and achieved her goals”, […]

Special Edition Interview with Stars+Stripes Team USA

Adventures Weekly on 5 November 2020 included a special show line up with the entire Stars + Stripes Team USA; Taylor Canfield, Mike Buckley, Victor Diaz de Leon, Erik Shampain and Michael Menninger, fresh from their win in the 70th Bermuda Gold Cup, which this year was also the World Championship for the World Match […]

Adventures Weekly: Katie Spithill and Stacey Jackson

For Adventures Weekly on 28 August 2020 we had a special show lined up with two amazing #SailorGirl‘s! Both Katie Spithill and Stacey Jackson joined Nic to chat about the good old days in Women’s Match Racing, the awesome Ocean Respect Racing project, AND what has been happening in 2020! You can find Stacey’s business here – NautiBags www.nautibags.com.au – you can still get orders in […]

Adventures Weekly: Victor Kovalenko

For Adventures Weekly on 22 August 2020 we were excited to welcome Victor Kovalenko – the “Medal Maker”. What a great discussion, from the postponement of this year’s Olympics, to his own career, and what it takes to be part of the team to help win Gold medals. A big thanks to Pantaenius Yacht Insurance for their […]

Adventures Weekly: Olympic Special

For Adventures Weekly on 1 August 2020 we were excited to take a look back at a series of Olympic journey interviews – given it is both one year until Tokyo 2020, and the time when we were all thinking that we would be following the action over there we thought it was a great […]

Adventures Weekly: Carojiln Brouwer

For Adventures Weekly on 24 July 2020 we were excited to have Carolijn Brouwer with us to chat about her adventures as one of the first females to win The Ocean Race and a few other laps, her three Olympic Games, love of multis, foiling and just being on the water! Some amazing insights, great […]