Episodes

May 29, 202401:14:11101.88 MB

Ep.87: Restoration of the Schooner L.A. DUNTON

We are very lucky in New England to have an organization like Mystic Seaport and its Henry B. Du Pont Preservation Shipyard, the first shipyard in the nation dedicated to the preservation of historic vessels, both large and small. Join us on this episode of ATB as we talk with Walt Ansel, Director of the Henry B. du Pont Preservation Shipyard, about their ongoing restoration of one of the last remaining Grand Banks ...

April 20, 202401:36:32132.66 MB

Ep.86: Wreck Diving with Eric Takakjian

Wreck diving is a perfect mix of maritime history and ocean exploration and that is why we at ATB are fascinated with the subject. For the past five decades, Eric Takajian has been diving on deepest and most infamous wrecks in the world and at the same time discovering over seventy of history’s most notorious lost ships. From German U-Boats to ocean liners, if it sank on the East Coast of the United States, chances ...

March 01, 202401:10:2596.77 MB

Ep.85: Sara Stone

The America’s Cup has always been about pushing yacht design to the limit and embracing changes to keep the sport relevant for future sailors. But over the past 153 years, the teams have been predominantly filled with male crews with opportunities few and far between for female sailors to compete. In a move to change that, the organizers of the 37th America’s Cup have opened the door to the world’s best female sailo...

February 01, 202401:21:44112.29 MB

Ep.84: Must Be Nice Lobster

The expression, “Must Be Nice” is often a dig towards someone else's perceived luck or easy road to success. Whoa, you vacationed in Aspen... MUST BE NICE! Today's guest, Sadie Samuels, might single-handedly change that phrase's definition. Starting at the age of 7, Sadie has made her own luck with an unstoppable drive to catch lobsters. Now with a few seasons under her belt and a few traps over the rail, Sadie's lo...

January 02, 202401:18:42108.16 MB

EP. 83: Shaw & Tenney

Shaw & Tenney has been supplying traditional, heirloom quality oars and paddles since 1858. As the second oldest manufacturer of marine products in the U.S., little has changed over those 165 years. In fact, the company has only been owned by three families until this summer when Neil Gutekunst took the reins. A Marine Corps veteran, Neil is not afraid of getting his hands dirty and we talk to him about all things M...

November 23, 202353:4173.78 MB

EP. 82: Flying Boat Film

With the dawn of the iconic flying boat, Trans-Pacific travel that once measured in weeks by ship could be accomplished in only days. These island-hopping aircraft were passports to worlds that were once only seen in books. Travel is different these days, but there are a handful of dedicated aviators who are keeping that dream alive and their stories are featured in the beautiful film, Flying Boat. Join us as we sit...