Bar Karate - The Sailing Podcast
Jordan Spencer, Bret Perry, Nick Bice

Bar Karate is a weekly discussion of the world of sailing. Our team straddle the globe and bring all the news and inside gossip with a lot of fun thrown in.Bar Karate - you might not learn anything, but you will have fun doing it.

Published 1 March 2021We get Nick Dana back to talk all things Americas Cup. Nick is a sailor from the American Magic team and was first on the show episode 11.We find out the inside goss' enjoy!#barkarate #barkarateconversations #barkaratesailorslarger #sailingpodcast   #nyycamericanmagic #americanmagic #americascup #lincolnweek #vxone #vx_one_australia #etchells #etchellsaus #etchellssydney #australiansailing #nickdana_

Published 21 Feb 2021With the JJ Giltinan 'World Championships' nearly here we chat to John 'Woody' Winning, sailing Icon and one of the most important people in the 18' skiffs 129 year history.Woody is great with a story, full of knowledge and a bloke you want to chat to. We did the hard work for you. Enjoy!#barkarate #sailingpodcast #barkaratesailorslarger  #barkarateconversations  #americascup #18skiff #pradaamericascup #winningappliances #18footers

Published 14 February 2021Is Jake Lilley the perfect guest. Champion bloke, Olympic sailor, up for the banter. Guaranteed good times on this episode.And yes we all ignored our partners on Valentines Day to bring you this one.#barkarate #sailingpodcast #barkaratesailorslarger #barkarateconversations  #americascup  #aussailingteam #austsail #olympicsailing #worldsailingofficial #jakoslilley #finnclass #devotisailing

Published 7 February 2021We chat to Kalle Coster, Dutch Olympian and founder of Sailmon.Kalle went to 3 Olympics in the 470 and is passionate about improving sailing with technology. We have known Kalle for a while and he is great to chat to. He talks to us about everything. #barkarate #sailingpodcast #barkaratesailorslarger #barkarateconversations  #americascup #vendeeglobe2020 #etchells #etchellsaus #etchellssydney #sailmoninstruments #sailmonmax #kallecoster

Published 31 January 2021We chat to Conrad Humphreys, professional sailor, former Vendee competitor and race expert who has been providing daily updates on the race on Youtube (see link below). The top 10 are in and we run through all the questions.We also pull apart the Prada Cup Semi and moreIt is another crackin' chat.#imoca  #barkarate #sailingpodcast #barkaratesailorslarger #barkarateconversations  #americascup #vendeeglobe2020 #conradhumphreys #etchells #etchellsaus #etchellssydney #nyycamericanmagic #americanmagichttps://conradhumphreys.com/Youtube Pagehttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDeF0psE1Ei6Oildpi9cskQ

Published 24 January 2021We talk Ice Boating. We were pumped! We reckon its cool (haha) and we wanted to know more so we spoke to Steve Orlebeke Triple Crown Champion. DN and E Skeeter sailor, plus all his regular sailing and he is head of engineering at Harken, so he has plenty to share.Let us know if this interests you as well.#imoca  #barkarate #sailingpodcast #barkaratesailorslarger #barkarateconversations  #americascup #vendeeglobe2020 #gitanateam #pradaamericascup #iceboating #dniceboat #harken_inc #harkenaustralia #harken_u.k #harkenitaly #harken_france #harken_procare #harkenblockhead #grantpellew #bill.goggins 

Published 21 Jan 2021The Sydney Etchells fleet held a regatta to replace the National Championships, The Eton Cup. BP chatted to a few people and got them on tape. We thought some of you may be interested.Cheers.#barkarate #barkarateconversations  #sailingpodcast #barkaratesailorslarger #etchells #etchellsaus #etchellssydney #australiansailing 

Published 17 January 2021Has Sean had the best collection of boats, or just the most diverse one. An iconic sailor, with 29 Hobart's, on both the biggest and the smallest boats in the fleet. Several offshore world records and he happens to own run one of the longest lasting and successful marine businesses in Australia, Noakes Group, operating for 170 years.We get into the Americas Cup big time, the Vendee, the Jules Verne and some 18's stuff.Enjoy.#imoca  #barkarate #sailingpodcast #barkaratesailorslarger  #11thhourracing #sailingpodcast #barkarateconversations  #americascup #vendeeglobe2020 #18skiff #noakes18ftskiff #gitanateam #tysonlamond #nyycamericanmagic #americanmagic #pradaamericascup

Published 10 January 2021This was a fantastic conversation.We talk to Charlie Enright, skipper 11th Hour Racing. We talk about putting a team together, finding the money, we analyse the rest of the Vendee and declare a winner and we do the same with the cup. Plus a bunch of other stuff.Enjoy.#imoca  #barkarate #sailingpodcast #barkaratesailorslarger  #1degreeracing #11thhourracing #sailingpodcast #barkarateconversations #theoceanrace #americascup #vendeeglobe2020 #enright_charlie

Published 3 January 2021We chat to the most successful 14 sailor of all time. 5 time World Champion Archie Massey.#masseyarchie #international.14 #barkarate #barkaratesailorslarger #bringbackthebanter #virtualregatta #sasummerofsail #harken_inc #harkenaustralia #sailorslarger #sailingpodcast #vendeeglobe2020 #vx_one_australia #vxone #18skiff

Published 27 December 2020Time to throw out a bit of banter and have a laugh. We talk the virtual Hobart, BP is on fire. A new sport boat rule, SA Summer of sail, VX One Nationals, the Vendee and the Jules Verne trophy.#barkarate #barkaratesailorslarger #bringbackthebanter #virtualregatta #sydneyhobart #sasummerofsail #harken_inc #harkenaustralia #sailorslarger #sailingpodcast #vendeeglobe2020 #vx_one_australia #vxone 

Published 20 December 2020This is a brilliant episode where we get in depth on the Hobart, the Vendee and the Americas Cup.First we chat to Bradshaw Kellet, the future ex Commodore of the CYCA as to the decision to cancel the Sydney Hobart for the first time in the races history.Then we chat to Ryan Breymaier US IMOCA sailor, World Record holder and advisor to Boris Herman in the Vendee. He gives us some of the best insight into the race we have heard and then we roll into the Americas Cup. Ryan is a straight talker which we love, so you will enjoy this episode.Warning there is the occasional swear word.#barkarate #barkaratesailorslarger #sailingpodcast #breymaier_sailing #bradshawkellet #officialrolexsydneytohobart #rolexsydneytohobart #cyca #americascup #vendeeglobe2020

Published 13 December 2020Warning, be careful if you are driving your car, you will be laughing pretty hard at times.We chat to the former head honcho of North Sails Australia Michael Coxon (the man in the white floppy hat) on his retirement after 45 years as a sailmaker and to the new head honcho Mark Bradford.Lots of stories are shared, enjoy!#officialrolexsydneytohobart #rolexsydneytohobart #mothclass #barkarate #alwayspositive #cyca #olympicsailing #blackjackyachting  #sailingpodcast #barkaratesailorslarger  #barkaratethesailingpodcast #northsails #northsailsaus #north_sails #whisperracingteam

Published 6 December 2020We finish off our chat with Tony Mutter and drill into his expertise to talk Vendee and all the damage, the Jules Verne and we preview the Sydney to Hobart with Bradshaw Kellet as well.#barkarate #barkarateconversations #sailingpodcast #barkaratesailorslarger #nzsailingteam #theoceanrace #tony_mutter_1 #vendeeglobe2020 #linkedout.vendeeglobe  #thomasruyant #americascup #sydneytohobart #RolexSydneyHobart #cruising_yacht_club_australia #sodebovoile #SodeboUltim 

Published 29 November 2020We chat to Tyson Lamond, Boat Captain American Magic, the NYYC challenger for the Americas Cup.Want to know what to look for? He tells us. You're welcome.#barkarate #barkarateconversations #barkaratesailorslarger #sailingpodcast  #vendeeglobe2020 #linkedout.vendeeglobe  #AllezAlex #ThisIsBOSS #alex_thomson_racing #tysonlamond #nyycamericanmagic #americanmagic #americascup 

Published 22 November 2020If you are interested in the business of running a pro team, want to find out what sponsors want, or want to know how to save our oceans, this episode is for you. We talk to the co-founder and president of 11th Hour racing Rob MacMillan and the grant program director Michelle Carnevale.They take us behind the scenes of the 11th Hour Racing program, saving the oceans and using sailing as their message board.#imoca  #barkarate  #1degreeracing #11thhourracing #sailingpodcast #barkarateconversations #theoceanrace

Published 15 November 2020We chat to Bernardo Freitis, allround great guy. Is he one of the most versatile sailors in the world? We have been big fans of this bloke for a while and loved chatting to him.Olympian - 49er, 3rd in World Match racing tour, 3rd Youth Americas Cup, 2nd 6m Worlds, extreme sailing series, Volvo ocean race, Finals Star Sailors League. Championship wins in Optis', 420s', SB20s', Dragons' and grand prix keel boats.We also have a huge announcement re Robbie Naish and his movie, 'The longest wave' and we get deep into the Vendee.#barkarate #sailingpodcast #barkarateconversations #robbynaishus1111 #redbull #quicksilver #barkaratesailorslarger #vendeeglobe2020 #linkedout.vendeeglobe  #AllezAlex #ThisIsBOSS #alex_thomson_racing  #doublehandedsailing  #thelongestwave #adventure_entertainment #freitis_bernardo #portuguesesailing #cncaiscais

Published 8 November 2020, recorded 5 November.While everyone else is talking who to watch for in the Vendee, (we did that last week in episode 77), we have moved on to what to watch for and how the first few days will go. The weather and conditions, the risks, how the boats will be sailed, ETAs', and modelling.We chat to Andrew Cape - one of the Worlds great navigators, a great mate who has raced around the world 8 times including 7 Ocean races, 5 Hobart wins and the Navigation consultant for Alex Thomson's Hugo Boss team.We also find out about Alex's preparation and of course have a bunch of laughs.#barkarate #barkarateconversations #barkaratesailorslarger #sailingpodcast  #vendeeglobe2020 #linkedout.vendeeglobe  #AllezAlex #ThisIsBOSS #alex_thomson_racing #andrewcape #sydneytohobart #doublehandedsailing

Published 1 November 2020We chat to Marcus Hutchinson, Multiple World Champion from the tonner days, journalist, yacht designer, event manager, team manager. Worked on 6 AC's, the Figaro, the Open 60s and IMOCAMarcus is running the LinkedOut Advens team for Thomas Ruyant so we chat everything Vendee.#barkarate #barkarateconversations #barkaratesailorslarger #sailingpodcast #gordon.maguire #irishsailinglegends #irishsailing #vendeeglobe2020 #linkedout.vendeeglobe #jeremy.marcus.hutchinson #thomasruyant

Published 25 October 2020We chat to our mate Tony Mutter6 Ocean Races including 2 wins2 Hobart WinsSome world speed recordsand we think he maybe the ultimate test rig.#barkarate #barkarateconversations #sailingpodcast #barkaratesailorslarger #nzsailingteam #theoceanrace #tony_mutter_1