Recorded 15 September 2019
They say good things happen to good people, well we must have been good at Bar Karate, because this week our special guest was Abby Ehler.
3 x Volvo Ocean Race veteran, TP52 sailor, one of the driving forces of the Magenta Project and one of our favourite people!!
We talk a lot about sailing around the world, Sail GP, TOR teams meeting, the Clipper and breaking records, a quick dock walk and the shortest edition of round the grounds ever.
#barkarate #magentaproject #americascup #americanmagic #clipperrace #theoceanrace #dockwalk #saillikeagirl #abbyehler
Recorded 8 September 2019
We love our Job - we had too much fun on this one! In this edition we chat to Chris Hosking main trimmer on the TP52 Provessa, multiple World Champion and all round good guy.
Plus we talk about Team NZ's new boat, the first footage of Hugo Boss sailing, Malizza, all the new IMOCAS, Black Jack, where we are in the brewery discussions, who is the best sailor at the moment and some secret pro news.
Our website is up barkarate.com
#barkarate #sailingpodcast #emiratesteamnz #tomslingsby #blackjack #tp52 #maxiworlds
Recorded 2 September 2019.
The One with Nick Dana
We chat Volvo Ocean Racer, Americas Cup Sailor, and Record Holder Nick Dana. He tells us about growing up in the capital of sailing in the US, getting his break and the new AC boats.
Grant Pellew asks why the Australian Womens 470 team doesn't dominate like the mens?
The foils on Alex Thompsons new boat
Enoshima World Cup
#americanmagic #australiansailingteam #americascup #tp52 #barkarate #alwayspositive #int470 #bartsbash #hugobosssailing #worldsailing #maliza #gingachallenge #newportshipyard
Recorded 25 August 2019
We talk Olympics:
- The Enoshima test event and the two dead set certain Gold Medals for 2020.
- We tell you what you have to do to qualify for the 2 person offshore event
- Or just how you can be a pert of it when its on
- The program for 1 degree racing, and........
We throw out our plans to release Bar Karate Larger!!! Oh yea we are going there.
BP walks the docks at Hammo
Some race results, and
we answer the quiz question.
#olympicsailing #1degreeracing #barkarate #HIRW #barkaratelarger
Recorded 18 August 2019
Its a Cracka! We chat to Kyle Langford - the Busiest man in sailing.
We talk to him about being a World Champion, winning the Americas Cup, doing the Volvo Ocean Race, and the SailGP where he is the wing trimmer for Team Australia, (plus the Ginga Challenge)
We find out how he got there
We farewell Tom Hutchinson of Future Fibres
Get the official vote results for the Laser Vote
What happens when Bice, Beer, Police and Machine Guns come together, and..
We ask are Jordan and Bicey Vegans???
@kylelangford1 #alwayspositive #negativetothenegative #barkarate #lendyscowesweek #airlieraceweek #hashtag #sailgp #laserclass #futurefibres #RIPtomhutch #gingachallenge
New recording as at 11 August 2019
We chat to Paul Larsen - the man who has been faster in a sailboat that any of us.
we talk all the new boats being launched
We talk to the President of foiling week
6 metre worlds
505 Europeans, and
The quiz question
#sailrocket #Paullarsen #IMOCA #Americascup #foilingweek #int505 #int470 #int6metre
New as at 4 August 2019.
Our favourite so far! We had Alistair Murray - Chairman of Ronstan, board member Australian Sailing and all round great guy join us for the whole show and we had so much fun we have created our longest episode.
We talk all things Alistair. He gives us some great insights to not only sailing but creating a successful work culture.
We share a rumour on the Laser vote
We talk about Greta Thunberg sailing to NY on an IMOCA 60, Sustainability and how that will affect sailing and what is being done about it.
Laura Decker and being the youngest person to sail around the world.
Race results including a full break down of the Tasar Worlds and the Fastnet
And we change the format of the quiz question.
#soloroundtheworld #Ronstan #Thefastnetrace #ILCA #tasar #505 #sustainability #carbonneutral #470 #5.5metre #matchracing #Olympics
New Podcast recorded 28 July 2019.
This week we tell you how to get into the Ocean Race.
We ask how can we make it so sailors can earn the big bucks.
Vale Ron Allatt the Ron of Ronstan
We talk Wally Windsurfers
The Sydney to Gold Coast
Copa Del Ray Mapfre
The Fastnet form guide
A shocking tip from the Secret Pro
Race results from the 8 metre, Contender and Laser Radial Worlds, and
Round the grounds
New recording as at 21 July 2019.
Interview with new Etchells World Champion Richie Allanson. We talk the Worlds and the development of the new Allanson Murray boat.
We hear about the USS Constitution - a warship from the late 1700 and her crews singleminded focus on rum.
We talk about some of the cool new boats being launched
We try and explain the Laser vote
And talk Transpac, TP's, Youth Worlds, J80's and Opti Worlds and
we answer our quiz question.
New Episode recorded 14 July 2019.
Today we talk about the Club 420 Controversy, look at the two new round the world races for the Open 40 class. Ask is it to easy to get your Yachtmasters, introduce our new secret pro segment and we host our first Bar Karate challenge, (it may involve beer).
We look at the news and go around the grounds, we ask the first of our new weekly quiz questions and we ask you to come up with the Tag Line for our new T's!!
On this weeks show two of the team are suffering, but we still follow up on our instagram problems.
We chat to Will Parbury - who conducts the training for the Clipper in Australia.
We run through a bit of news, including the Laser Worlds and class vote, the Gotland Runt, The Transatlantic, the WMRT in Sweden, the Miripuri entry into the Ocean Race and the Para sailing world champs.
We discuss the Americas Cup now we have our 4 challengers, and whether the new boat is too hard.
We debate the advent of 2 handed sailing offshore in the NSW program and its addition to the 2020 Sydney Hobart.
And we debate the rules for the new Ocean Globe Race in 2023, the 50th anniversary of the Whitbred/Volvo.
In this episode;
we look at the MAIB safety report into the loss of Simon Speirs in the 2017/18 Clipper Cup and find out what lessons we can take from it.
We sum up the Figaro Solitaire, we also visit the GC32 Worlds.
We get a bit pumped at the results from the Etchells Worlds
We talk about Kiel week, talk about Dr Wolfgang Hunger on his 22nd win at Kiel, the 505's and the selection dilema for the NZ sailing team in the 49er class.
We take a quick look at the Transatlantic
We revisit the Ginga Challenge and allegations it excludes other hair colour groups.
We ask the question, if you won $40 million, what would you do??
We visit the submissions for Bar Karaoke and discuss our instagram fail.
We give a plug to JC and the team at Yacht Racing Life, another fine sailing podcast.
And finally discuss where the inspiration for Bar Karate came from
This week we chat to:
Boris Herrmann the first entry into the Ocean Race
The carnage that was the Bol d'Or Mirabaud
The Mini Fastnet
The Figaro Solitaire
Star Worlds, and
The Superyacht Cup
We propose a crowd funded entry into the Ocean Race
Debate if the new Club Swan 36 is cool or not
Ask for you favourite Bar Karaoke song
Go Around the grounds to discuss whats coming up this week, and ask,
How long can sailing last at the Olympics
- The Bar Karate team discuss what caught their eye this week in the sailing World:Finn Masters WorldsThe new Ultime Tri Sodebo 3The Mini Fastnet startThe Solitaire Figara start
- Some inside Gossip for the Lasers and the 24 Olympics
- MOB and Dee Caffari's experience
- Favourite sailing movies/documentaries, and
- Their random sailing facts.