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  • 01:44

    TalkingBOATZ @ Chicago BOAT-RV & SAIL 2015 SHOW

    in Sports

    The Best in Boating, RVing & Sailing—All Under One Roof!


    The Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show and Strictly Sail Chicago shows have joined forces to create the Windy City’s BIGGEST marine & outdoors sales event. If you love boating, camping, fishing, RVing, OR sailing, this is YOUR show! There’s no better place to see and buy:



    Boats for every activity, lifestyle and budget
    The latest in RVs, campers, fifth wheels, motorhomes, and trailers
    Sailboats, sailing gear, rigging and accessories Marine engines, electronics and accessories
    Camping, outdoor and fishing gear


    Book trips with travel, charter and resorts too!


    Plus, an incredible line up of family-friendly features, boating, sailing and RVing education and hands-on activities that make a day at the show fun for everyone!

  • 02:02

    Near Death Experience (NDE) Revealing Heaven: The Christian Case for Near-Death

    in Music

    Guest Host Ellyn Dye talks with The Rev. John W. Price, B.A., M.Div.Born Corpus Christi, Texas, 1938 Graduate, St Stephen’s Episcopal School, Austin TX, 1957 Graduate, the University of Texas, (Plan II) B.A.’61, history and psychology majors; the Virginia Theological Seminary, M.Div. ’64; and the Pecos, New Mexico, Benedictine Monastery’s School for Spiritual Directors, ‘85.All courses of the US Army Chaplain School ’66-‘91.Episcopal priest since 1965; served churches in San Antonio (4), Austin (20), and Spring (8),  Texas, 1964 -‘96 Retired as Staff Chaplain, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Texas Medical Center, 2004 (7 Years) Chaplain (Colonel), Texas Army National Guard, (retired) ’65-‘95; Retired as State Chaplain of the Texas Military Forces. In retirement, Pastoral Associate at Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church, Houston, Texas, and Chaplain, F.B.I., Houston Region Member, Spiritual Directors International, Member, International Association of Near-Death Studies Pastoral Consultant, Near-Death Experience Research Foundation Member, American Center for the Integration of Spiritually Formative Experiences Faculty, the diocesan institute to train spiritual directors, F.IND.Frequently presents lectures, retreats, and workshops in spiritual formation & direction and Near-Death Studies Sailor -  sailing since ’71, Licensed as Captain, skippered 40 and 45 foot sailboats a total of 6 weeks in the Virgin Islands, 1 week sailing the southern islands of Croatia; woodworker; photographer; computers; expert with rifles & pistols Author,  Revealing Heaven: The Christian Case for Near-Death Experiences.  HarperOne, San Francisco, Feb 19, 2013. www.crsradio.com 661-467-2407

  • 01:03

    Train Your Brain to Up Your Game with Coach Mandy

    in Motivation

    Please join Coach Mandy Roczniak of Inner Winning Coaching for her show, Train Your Brain to Up Your Game with Coach Mandy on Friday, May 16th at Noon EDT.


    Mandy will be joined by her guest, Coach Ben Powers of Powerscoaching.  We will be discussing Ben's adventures as a professional racing sailor and how being an athlete has helped him find success both on and off "the field" and shaped who he is today.


    Ben earned his BA in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire and was captain of his college lacrosse team.  He worked in Boston for 5 years selling Investment products and then began teaching sailing part time.  This led to an exciting new venture as he traveled and raced sailboats at the pro level for 3 years. Spending time in the Caribbean, Europe, Middle East and both US coasts. Sailed across the Indian Ocean and won a Trans Atlantic race. 

    Ben Started his coaching practice in 2013 to help young people with their professional goals. Now also working with young athletes on their performance. His clients are student athletes and young professionals who thrive on excellence personally, athletically, academically and professionally.


    Ben has also started a prepared food business, making an absolutely delicious organic and gluten free lasagna:   hearttohearthvermont.com

  • 00:32

    Low-Tech Boating

    in Sports

    How low can you go? In this age of high-tech everything and an app for this and app for that, don't you sometimes just want to row your boat away from it all? This week we'll share some stories about what happens when technology fails, even that that technology is as simple as an oarlock in the first place, and we'll consider the pros and cons of onboard technology. We mention a book or two you might want to have on board, for reading or for fun. Meanwhile, Suzie and Nancy are still out on the Scavenger Hunt, now looking for the perfect boat knife, but they haven't had much success and Bart has a cold and had to miss out on an Outward Bound trip for the first time in the current century. "Ms. Marine Surveyor" Pat Kearns is with us, and even joins in to sing the first few notes of "Row Row Row Your Boat."

  • 00:34

    The Cabin-Fever Show: Let's Go Boating!

    in Sports

    Is it too cold to go boating where you are? Too wet? Too foggy? And yet, what do you do to keep the dream alive? There are so many good books, movies, and equipment catalogs to read: Let us know what they are. Take our survey and let us know your favorites. We have a few to share with you. Barbara Jean is promising some dramatic readings from the Tales of Jack London, and Ann is full of leads to inspiring websites and news items. We may even hear from Nancy and Suzie, but we'd rather hear from you!

  • 00:32

    Kit Boats and More

    in Sports

    For this episode, our special guest is Dudley Dix whose company offers boat plans to take you across the dam or around the world. We design for you to build. Join us for the details!

  • 01:02

    Interview With Jim Holm Of The Clean Oceans Project

    in Environment

    Their mission: To eliminate plastic pollution through research education and direct action.


    The Clean Oceans Project (TCOP) is a 501c3 marine environmental non-profit organization in Santa Cruz, California with a vision of an ocean free of plastic pollution. Our scientific response to plastic accumulation in the oceans locates plastic debris concentrations, removes it from the environment with minimal impact and processes it into fuel to run the operation. TCOP programs begin with education and training to create efficient and effective teams for future expeditions to document and remove plastic from remote environments.


    Jim “Captain Homer” Holm has over 30 years in the maritime trades on various configurations of sail and motor craft including private luxury yachts, sport fishing vessels, grand prix racing sailboats, marine research vessels, square-rigged training ships and fast rescue boats.


     He has crossed the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas, transited the Panama Canal and voyaged between California, Hawaii and Pacific islands including French Polynesia, Fiji, Vanuatu, Australia, New Zealand and the Marshall Islands.


    His management experience includes developing and operating acclaimed marine environmental educational programs for clients including O’Neill International and Monterey Bay Aquarium as well as building and managing rental housing in California and Arkansas and conducting successful fundraisers for Autism in Santa Cruz, Ca.


    As Director of “The Clean Oceans Project” Homer assembled the technology and techniques to locate and harvest plastic debris from the marine environment and recycle it into fuel to power the operation.


    Homer has been involved in watersports since youth and is an active surfer, paddler, sailor and diver and has emergency medical training.

  • 00:30

    Unexpected Solutions: Odd Ideas That Might Just Work

    in Technology

    Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon discuss novel solutions to some of the world's most challenging problems.


    Monitoring the wrold's oceans -- with a fleet of drone sailboats.


    Treating migraines -- with an electronic headband.


    Speeding up computers -- using the orbits of electrons.


    Replacing solar panels -- with potted plants.


    What other odball solutions might be available to solve our biggest problems? Tune in and explore.


    (WT 071)

  • 00:30

    Boat Talk Live! with Andy Kimbel

    in Lifestyle

    We're talking about lifeon the water. Sailboats, Powerboats, "Superyachts< Yacht management, Cleaning, fizxing, Buying, selling, boat dealers, Show reviews and previews, What's new, How to prepare your boat for sale, Working with and without a Yacht Broker, "Certified Professional Yacht Broker", Boat Dealerships, Destinations Galore, Life on the water.  Got it?  Think we about cover it all. 


     


     Call in and say Hi!  It's your show!

  • 00:37

    It's Going to be a Really Big [Boat] Show!

    in Sports

    It’s boat-show season so Norm Schultz from Soundings Trade Only's "Dealer Outlook" joined us to us to provide those all important tips about how show visitors can avoid burnout, ask the right questions, and go home feeling more exciting than ever about boating at the end of the day. We also found out about Norm’s first boat and why he is still such a boating booster today. (It helps to have a wife who loves the sport, too, he says.)


    Barbara Jean says their full interview is available on her blog. You'll only get to hear a couple of excerpts here, but there's more about marine insurance, PT Boats, the San Francisco Boat Show, boating education, rules of the road, boating with kids, and building up your boating confidence.


    In other segments, Nancy and Suzie finally manage to track down Bart in their quest to start a new life as the Queens of Kayaking. (Off the record, he told us a yarn about a sailboat that found its way across the Atlantic all the way to Denmark, without a mast or a crew. Who needs to go to a boat show when there’s an ocean full of boats just waiting for someone like you to come and fetch them?)

  • 00:32

    Boat Talk Live!

    in Lifestyle

    We're talking everything having to do with boats, large and small Sail and Power. New and Used..  destinations, maintenace, buying and selling .  brokers and dealers.  gear and electronics...   


     We got it covered on Boat Talk Live!


     


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