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Summer listening: Five of our favourite marine podcasts

Summer listening: Five of our favourite marine podcasts

With summer's arrival you might just have a bit more time on your hands to dive into the wonderful world of podcasts. They're a great way to gain more knowledge on topics & subjects that you find relevant and interesting. They're also portable, you can listen to them on your phone or device - great for when you're out on the water!

If you’re new to the podcasts, here’s a good article on how to get started listening.

There are many excellent sailing and boating and fishing podcasts out there and we've narrowed them down to five of our favourites for your listening pleasure below:

1. Yachting New Zealand’s podcast: Broad Reach Radio

This podcast features a range of topics from interviews with top sailors of today and yesteryear to chats with people in the sailing and boating industries. It's informative, entertaining, educational or just something for people to feel connected to the sport. Listen here

2. The NZ Fishing Podcast

New Zealand’s premier fishing podcast has guests and experts from around the country bringing you all the latest in fishing advice and banter. An easy listen that will give you all the tips, tricks and techniques to help you catch any type of species on offer in NZ’s waters, as well as product reviews, feature stories, ways to cook your catch, and a whole lot more. Listen here.

3. Boat Radio

A talk show for boat owners, world cruisers, sailing enthusiasts, professional yacht crews and armchair adventurers everywhere. You can hear compelling tales and inspiring stories from often ordinary people who’ve done extraordinary things, plus there’s plenty of practical advice and an indelible streak of marine conservation. Listen here

4. Road to the America’s Cup podcast

This monthly podcast series takes you inside INEOS Team UK’s preparations for the 2021 America’s Cup. We think they've got some more work to do, but its interesting listening. Listen here

5. The Sailing Anarchy Podcast

The Sailing Anarchy Podcast brings you breaking news, long chats with sailing’s biggest characters and in-depth analysis of the sport of sail racing. They talk Olympics, ocean racing, kiteboarding, foiling and much more with the best athletes and leaders in the sport. Listen here

Looking for the right cover on the water in New Zealand?

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