Adventures of a Sailor Girl
Tune in to hear about all the latest news about what is happening around, in but mostly on the water in Sydney and beyond with world champion sailor, Nic Douglass, otherwise known as Adventures of a Sailor Girl.
Featured adventurers include:
- Nina Curtis, Olympic silver medalist
- Stacey Jackson, Volvo Ocean Race sailor for Team SCA
- Andrea Francolini, well renowned marine photographer
Show #16 – Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast recap: Regular segments “Sailing News in Sixty Seconds” and the Sailor Girl’s own adventures top and tail a recap of the outdoor broadcast for the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race.
Interviews: Mark “Richo” Richards (skipper of Wild Oats XI), Michael Coxon (sailing master of Perpetual Loyal), Matt Allen (chairman of the SOLAS foundation and owner of Ichi Ban), Mark Bradford (skipper of Black Jack), Darren “Twirler” Jones (tactician on Patrice), Denis Thompson (Race Committee), Kenn Batt (senior meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology), Callum Cecil (pit man on Victoire), Alby Pratt (trimmer on Ichi Ban), Shevaun Bruland (co-owner of Concubine Yachting).
Hear about the modifications the maxis are undertaking, and the programs they are putting together in the lead up to the Sydney to Hobart!
Adventures of a Sailor Girl: Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race 2014 by Sunset Radio on Mixcloud – 134 live listeners
The Start: Commentary of the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race 2014 start. This was streamed live direct from Sydney Harbour on the CYCA media boat.
Adventures of a Sailor Girl: Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race – Start by Sunset Radio on Mixcloud – 184 live listeners
Show #15 – Sunset adventures: Feedback on Team Australia withdrawal from the AC, Stacey Jackson (Team SCA, Volvo team), Nina Curtis (Silver medallist in 2012, sailing Nacra17), and the Sailor Girl’s on adventures near the water and at the snow!
Show #14 – Feeling “Alive”: Jason Waterhouse (replay from AC base), Tom Burton (replay from #11), Silas Nolan ( replay from #12), Matt Chew (Alive Yachting & Gen XY), Iain Murray (replay from #10) and the Sailor Girl’s own adventures on and off the water.
Show #13 – Lucky 13: Adrian Fawcett & Jesse Dobie (F16 World Champs), Jason Waterhouse (2nd A-Class Euros, WD Sailing/AST), Stacey Jackson (Team SCA, Volvo team), and the Sailor Girl’s five year’s since Match Cup Sweden, and weekend adventures.
Show #12 – Adventures of all-sorts: Billy Sykes (8-metre Euros), Paul Blundell (Noosa Yacht Club Buoyed Up program), Troy Tindall (Extreme 40′s), Richie Allanson (Etchells Worlds), Silas Nolan (Shockwave, Newport to Bermuda), and the Sailor Girl’s snowy adventure.
Show #11 – 80′s time: Brett ‘BA’ Avery (Scarlett Runner adventure), Tom ‘on fire’ Burton (campaigning Laser for Australian Sailing Team), Nina Curtis (regular of the show, campaigning Nacra with Darren Bundock for Australian Sailing Team), and a few snippets from the hosts own adventures.
Show #10 – Creating legends: Darren ‘Twirler’ Jones (Farr 40, Melges 32, Patrice), Josh Chant (33 South Racing), Iain Murray (Etchells North Sails radial main, GC32, Team Australia, AC35). Host plays some highlights from her day on the water.
Show #9 – Winter is here: Duncan MacGregor (Paralympian aspirant and also able bodied sailor), Lisa Darmanin (Nacra, Objective Future Champions mentor), Ollie Hartas (heading to Europe, and flicks interview on the host Nic Douglass). Host covers some major regatta news and her adventures.
Show #8 – Massive: Howie Hamlin (5o5 North Americans win, 18 footers), Jason Waterhouse (GC32′s, Nacra, A Class), Stacey Jackson (bow for Team SCA, all-female Volvo Ocean Race team), Thompson 8 (‘taste’ of the host’s adventures).
Show #7 – Fun in the autumn sun: Finn Mrugalla (German sailing scene, and European skiffs), Thompson 8 – Zippier (sound bites from the Sailor Girl’s adventure), ‘What does sailing mean to you?’ (we touched base with some non-sailors about what the sport of sailing means to them.
Show #6 – “Above and beyond”: Andrea Francolini (sailing photographer and philanthropist), Ashley Stoddart (Laser Radial sailor), Matt Owen (CEO Canberra Yacht Club, Buoyed Up initiative). Also a catch up with the Sailor Girl herself.
Show #5 – “Living the dream”: Simon Marks (flashback to our kite surfing adventurer), Francois Herbert (Whistler Sailing Club “Ski to Sail” event), Alex South (Extreme 40′s). Adventures of a Sailor Girl covers her team racing and Live Below the Line adventures.
Show #4 – “Pittwater”: Jim Colley & Shaun Connor (29er sailors raising money by sailing from Pittwater to Sydney), Peter Loft Memorial Marathon (cameo by Murray Gordon), Nina Curtis (Olympic silver medalist live from the ETC), recap of the University “Boat Racing Champs” and fleet racing.
Show #3 – “Remembering”: Tait Fortier (ANZAC Regatta), Mat Belcher (Gold medalist 470M from 2013 Nationals), winning team from Queen of the Harbour 18 ft Skiff Race (includes Tom Slingsby, first gold medalist at London Olympics), Jason Waterhouse (skipper of Objective Australia). Background on Adventures of a Sailor Girl, and listeners helped name an inherited model boat that her Grandpa built.
Show #2 – Easter special: Heather MacFarlane and Chris Payne (5th and Fireball Worlds, 5th at NSW Tasar States, P4G Apps), Simon “Marksman” Marks (will be a regular of the show, planning to kite surf the coast of WA unassisted, as a warm up for the coast of South America!), Darren “Twirler” Jones (second at IRC Nationals and insight to his upcoming regattas in Annapolis, USA), Josh McKnight (former Moth World Champ and winner of NSW Moth States), Chris Eddes (5th at NSW NS14 States), and host Nic Douglass reports on her win at the NSW Tasar States.
Show #1: Shane Guanaria (helmsman of Victoire), Nina Curtis (Olympic silver medalist), Tait Fortier (youth sailor from the South Coast), Ajay Rau (key player in Aus Uni Sailing).