Sullivan Stories

Sullivan Stories

Stories from the professional crew of the schooner Denis Sullivan. How they started in the tall ship world, how they came to sail aboard the Denis Sullivan, and what voyages they are on now. Hosted by actor, musician and former Denis Sullivan relief captain, Tom Kastle.

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January 19, 2022 30 min

Join Tom and special guest Kristian Isringhhaus when they discuss bilge crawling, the German Speakers of Minnesota, hitch hiking around the world, big bobbers, rigging Peking in Germany, buying a boat in Guadaloupe, sailing on a Friday and "Do you really go out there?"

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Sullivan Stories: Episode 12 Special guest Brandon Orozco. Going from carnivals to tall ships, ship rigging to theater rigging,  plus wooden boats in Denmark, tricks with string,  tornado calculations, unconventional advice and knowing it's bad luck to be too superstitious. 

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January 5, 2022 20 min

Tom Kastle discusses schooners, sailing, staring your own sailing business, and having guns drawn on you for catching lines in Miami with special guest Brian Hoepker.

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Join us for a talk with Paul Peloquin, former Denis Sullivan mate and engineer. Subjects include patience, sea cooks, travels, a shipboard mutual admiration society, TGI Friday touring, and throwing pancakes to bridge tenders. 

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Part 2 of Sullivan Stories with Capt Ben Hale. The myth of "Two-six- heave!", South Street, training Sullivan instructors even before the launch, being in a really good place, and "Anyone an haul sails but you made us brownies". 

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November 14, 2021 37 min

From intern to captain with a few adventures along the way including rounding Cape Horn on a square rigger. Learning about the the virtues of luck and gratitude, how to start sailing the ship in your head and the "restaurant-ation" of Highlander Sea.

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November 6, 2021 21 min

Denis Sullivan mate, relief captain and lover of history, Jimmy McManus talks about ships, shipmates, and taking care of 6,000 acres of wilderness, a few prehistoric buildings and 14 trailer homes. 

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Denis Sullivan mate talks about her oddyssey from Norfolk to Milwaukee, being a good forecastle "room mate", various inspirations, and "cold brreakfast for lunch" 

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This episode features the nautical couple of Nate Bray-Marks, former chief engineer and Colette Emanuel Bray-Marks, former mate who are now pursuing new adventures both aboard and ashore. 

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September 2, 2021 24 min

Join us for Episode 4 with Maura Hackett, tall ship captain and director of a not-for-profit social justice organization in New York. 

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August 11, 2021 25 min
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July 12, 2021 13 min

Abby Werner is  a former chief engineer of Denis Sullivan. This 2021 interview was recorded from a research vessel in the Great Lakes. 

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July 12, 2021 13 min

2021 interview with Maggie Knott looking for a ship in Florida

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