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Trawler Talk

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As the signature podcast of Passagemaker Magazine, Trawler Talk aims to engage, educate and inspire as we dive into the long-range cruising lifestyle. From the origins of trawler design and exciting nautical endeavors to safety, seamanship, DIY tips from the pros and far-out destinations, join us in the trawler zone and learn more about the great life afloat.

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United States

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As the signature podcast of Passagemaker Magazine, Trawler Talk aims to engage, educate and inspire as we dive into the long-range cruising lifestyle. From the origins of trawler design and exciting nautical endeavors to safety, seamanship, DIY tips from the pros and far-out destinations, join us in the trawler zone and learn more about the great life afloat.

Language:

English


Episodes
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Getting Loopy with the Boomershines

7/16/2024
This couple, their two kids and two cats spent 15 months traveling the Great Loop, documenting it all on their YouTube channel. We speak with the intrepid boaters for the inside scoop on their adventure.

Duration:00:38:19

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Joe Tokarz of Motor City Boat Werks

6/27/2024
Joe Tokarz has been restoring old boats as a way to unwind from his career as a federal agent. When he retired in 2022, he founded MotorCity Boat Werks, a YouTube channel that covers the how-tos in amateur boat restoration. Currently, he's working on a major refit of an Albin 27 pocket trawler. Last year, Joe and his wife spent 2 weeks on a chartered steel trawler "chasing windmills" in the Dutch province of Friesland.

Duration:00:31:22

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The Best of Greater Lauderdale with Bob Arrington

6/5/2024
Fort Lauderdale's first-class marinas, service yards, dining and nightlife—and its ideal location along the ICW and as a gateway to the Bahamas—makes it such an inviting destination for cruisers.

Duration:00:31:06

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Selene Yachts Founder Howard Chen

5/14/2024
We meet with Selene Yachts founder and CEO Howard Chen as the company celebrates its 25-year anniversary building long-range, full-displacement trawlers. Chen is joined by Selene Americas President Wayne Goldman to discuss the company's expansion plans, new models and more. We also chat with technical Director Dylan Hildebrand about outfitting the new 60 Ocean Explorer.

Duration:00:33:26

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All Things Trawlerfest

4/24/2024
Passagemaker's Trawlerfest is more than a boat show: it is where the builders, educators and community come together in an intimate, rendezvous atmosphere. We spoke to several exhibitors and educators at our Stuart Trawlerfest to get a sense of this incredible, not-to-be-missed gathering.

Duration:00:34:48

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The Ballad of Splinters

4/10/2024
The Paulsons have spent the last few years blissfully exploring the Pacific coast of Mexico and Central America onboard their 1968 Grand Banks 42 Classic, Splinters. It's a long way from the Colorado barn where the couple's herculean efforts gave the 42 a second chance at a seagoing life.

Duration:00:31:12

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On The Electric Blue

3/28/2024
This couple had the boat of their dreams, a Marlow 62, built for them to take on the Great Loop—which they completed in 2023. And they're just getting started.

Duration:00:30:58

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The Refit of Passagemaker

3/13/2024
An intrepid couple who had undertaken a half-dozen refits bring Robert Beebe’s Passagemaker back from the brink.

Duration:00:41:52

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High-Latitude Cruising

12/12/2023
Longtime captain Nakomis Nelson shares the planning and preparation behind his bucket list, 4,200-nautical-mile trip from Holland to Maine via Iceland and Greenland on an Elling E6.

Duration:00:43:31

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Zimmerman Marine founder Steve Zimmerman

11/30/2023
For over four decades, Steve Zimmerman has run his eponymously named repair and service centers along the U.S. East Coast. Zimmerman tells us about his beginnings in the marine trade, what to expect from a boatyard that's worth its salt and what you need to know when buying a used boat.

Duration:00:25:40

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Small Trawler, Big Ambition

11/15/2023
This seasoned waterman took delivery of his SeaPiper 35 and has started a journey that, when completed, will see his compact trawler circumnavigate North America.

Duration:00:36:39

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Loop Dreams

10/23/2023
A few years ago, April and Rio DeGennaro had never heard of the Great Loop. But once they did, they never looked back. They attended several AGLCA events and spent significant time finding the right boat for the singular American adventure, which they plan on tackling in 2024.

Duration:00:31:55

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What Is a Passagemaker?

10/3/2023
We agree on what defines a recreational trawler, but what about a passagemaker? Are they one in the same? Host Jeff Moser and longtime marine journalist Kenny Wooton discuss.

Duration:00:24:12

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Great Loop Insider Tips

9/8/2023
We chat with the director of America's Great Loop Cruisers' Association about this uniquely American adventure.

Duration:00:30:32

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Fishing From a Trawler

8/30/2023
Cruising at displacement speeds? Why not troll for fish as well! Our guest, Anglers Journal editor-in-chief Charlie Levine, fills us in on the gear and techniques you need to supplement your sundries with fresh fish.

Duration:00:27:44

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For Love and Adventure

7/27/2023
After extensive cruises on U.S. waterways, Robert and Graciela Gannon shipped their Ranger Tugs R-31 to Holland for a multi-year journey throughout Europe. This episode is sponsored by Imtra: https://www.imtra.com/products/anchoring

Duration:00:32:29

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Beyond the Great Loop

6/13/2023
These Loop veterans cruised north on their powercat to explore Canada’s lakes and historic canals.

Duration:00:42:24

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Lucky Ducks

5/15/2023
Josh and Sophia Johnson found a Diesel Duck 462 in Hawaii and spent over a year traveling from their home in Arizona to get her ready for a 2,500 nautical mile journey to Alaska. But the story doesn't end there.

Duration:00:34:32

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Navigation Tips with Chris Caswell

4/26/2023
These fundamental, yet off the beaten path, navigation tips may help get you home when things go bad, or your electronics go out.

Duration:00:35:12

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Spring Awakening

4/13/2023
Take these steps to ensure a trouble-free launch at the start of your boating season, or after having some work done on your vessel. This episode is sponsored by the Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show featuring Trawlerfest.

Duration:00:43:51