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Welcome to Yachting New Zealand's podcast: Broad Reach Radio.

The podcast will feature a range of topics from interviews with top sailors of today and yesteryear to chats with people in the sailing and boating industries. It aims to be informative, entertaining, educational or just something for people to feel connected to the sport. You can find the latest episodes below, or on Podbean, Spotify, Apple and Stitcher.

  • In this podcast we bring you a special edition on New Zealand’s great race. The Coastal Classic was first contested in 1982 and now attracts more than 150 boats for the annual blast up the coast from Auckland to the Bay of Islands.

  • Nathan Outteridge is one of the world's top sailors, having been an Olympic 49er champion and four-time world champion, skipper of two America’s Cup campaigns and now skipper and chief executive of the Japan SailGP team.

  • Graeme Sinclair is a boatie who has been the face of the television show Gone Fishin' for 27 years, presented various documentaries, been involved in environmental and charity work and written a number of books. He even had a stint as a weatherman.

  • Sally Garrett is best known for her exploits in short-handed sailing, being the only woman to have competed in two Round New Zealand races, and she’s also sailed in three Round North Island races.

  • Alistair Moore is probably best described as a sailing adventurer, having amassed over 300,000 nautical miles at sea and being a member of Blake Expeditions for two years before the ill-fated trip to the Amazon in 2001 when Sir Peter Blake was killed b

  • Barbara Kendall is the rainbow girl of New Zealand sailing, collecting the full range of Olympic medals during an illustrious career, and she's also the only Kiwi woman to win medals at three consecutive Olympics and only New Zealand female to go to fi

  • Harold Bennett is best known for being the principal race officer for five America’s Cup between 2000 and 2013.

  • Hamish Willcox has achieved incredible success in the sport as both a sailor and coach. He won three 470 world titles with David Barnes in the early 1980s, was involved with four America’s Cups campaigns and even sailed in the Round the World Race.

  • Jenny Armstrong competed at two Olympic Games, one for New Zealand and another for Australia. She went to the 1992 Barcelona Olympics under the New Zealand flag and finished fourth in the Europe dinghy.