The Boat Geeks podcast, a new PNW-based media venture in the maritime world, is delighted to announce the official launch of a show that takes boating enthusiasts on an exciting journey through the high seas of conversations.

The podcast is now available on popular platforms such as YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and all major podcast players.

Hosts Darren and Daeron are two average boat geeks, who, fueled by their deep passion for boats, spent 5 years planning and dreaming up The Boat Geeks.

Hosted by Daeron Katz and Darren O’Brien, The Boat Geeks podcast promises to deliver engaging and insightful content, covering a wide spectrum of topics related to boating. From recreational stories to industry insights, each episode promises to be a captivating voyage into the heart of maritime passion, available on video or as audio-only podcasts.

The inaugural episodes are set to make waves with an impressive lineup of distinguished guests, including:

Jennifer Silva Redmond (Sailor/Author): Accomplished sailor and celebrated author, Jennifer brings 35 years of experience and knowledge to The Boat Geeks podcast. Listeners can look forward to her tales of live aboard adventure in her recently published memoir “Honeymoon at Sea”. 

Bob Wise (Pres. RBAW): As President of the Recreational Boating Association of Washington (RBAW), Bob joins The Boat Geeks to share his expertise and shed light on the history and latest work the organization is doing on behalf of recreational boaters in the state of Washington.

Jesse Wiegel (Race Boss, R2AK): Director of the Northwest Maritime Center’s Race to Alaska (R2AK), Jesse provides an inside look into the epic, Internationally renowned, engine-less race described as being “like the Iditarod, on a boat, with a chance of drowning, being run down by a freighter, or eaten by a grizzly bear”.

Bruce Schwab (First American Sailor to Complete Vendée Globe Race): A true legend in the sailing community, Bruce Schwab joins The Boat Geeks to discuss his groundbreaking achievement as the first American sailor to officially complete the around-the-world-alone Vendée Globe Race, and to share his expertise in boat energy storage systems.

Listeners can anticipate bi-monthly releases, with new episodes dropping on the 1st and 15th of every month. Whether you’re a seasoned cruiser or someone with a budding interest in boating, The Boat Geeks podcast promises to be a valuable resource for all things maritime.