229: Andreas Heide // Sailing & Swimming With Whales

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#229: Andreas Heide is captain of the sailing yacht 'Barba', and the motivation behind thrilling expeditions run in far northern Norway - In winter. I should mention that Barba isn't a beefed up expedition yacht - she's a Jeanneau Sun Fast 37, more likely found in the Caribbean than the Arctic. No matter. After learning to sail in 2009, Andreas and his companions set their course north in search of Orcas. Here's his incredible story.

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