Archives for Boattalk

BoatTalk 12/12/17

Producers/Hosts: Alan Sprague & Mike Joyce
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topics variety, many global warming
Key Discussion Points:
a) Naomi Klein’s book No is Not the Answer
b) administration about to open East coast to oil drilling
c) Paul Molyneaux’s new book Doryman’s Reflection

BoatTalk 11/14/17

Producers/Hosts: Alan Sprague & Mike Joyce
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: variety of topics, maine boatbuilder’s conference, downeast institute, global warming, railroad tugs, drifting in the pacific, comments on last month’s show
Key Discussion Points:
a)comments on lasts months report on el faro sinking,
b) comment about untangling an outboard from lobster lines
c) report about the downeast institute on beals island
d) john johansen talks about the upcoming maine boatbuilder’s conference in bath
e) two women drift for five months in pacific – why?

BoatTalk 10/10/17

Producers/Hosts: Alan Sprague & Mike Joyce
Engineer: Amy Browne

el faro report, local rescues, global warming denial, more

a) el faro report
b) are global science rejectors evil?
c) larry albee’s rescue account
d) another fish boat sinks, this one gets saved

Guest: Larry Albee Hardwood Island caretaker pre-recorded

BoatTalk 9/12/17

Producers/Hosts: Alan Sprague & Mike Joyce
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: big storms and global warming,gps hacking, navigation
Key Discussion Points:
a) big storms and the future
b) gps spoofing
c) how navigation was with the navy before gps
d)maine maritime film festival

guest: Charlie Pugh, retired navy and weru programmer

BoatTalk 8/8/17

Producers/Hosts: Alan Sprague & Mike Joyce
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: animals on boats, gps hacking
Key Discussion Points:
a) various animals on boat stories, some by email
b) Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors show
GPS hacking and alternatives
d) Mike’s report from the field

guests: Ben Ellison Marine Electronics tester and blogger panbo.com

BoatTalk 7/11/17

Producers/Hosts: Mike Joyce & Alan Sprague
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: sea level rise

Key Discussion Points:
a) Columbian treasure ship
b) sea level rise

Guest: Peter Neil World Ocean Radio

BoatTalk 6/13/17

Producers/Hosts: Mike Joyce & Alan Sprague
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: boattalk cruise, survival stories
Key Discussion Points:
a) bar harbor cruise terminal
b) composting toilets
b) teenage drifters
penobscot river issues
e) boattalk cruise

guests: Jim Freeman Penobscot River Keepers by phone
Michael Finkel author by phone

BoatTalk 5/9/17

Producers/Hosts: Mike Joyce & Alan Sprague
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: hermits, global warming

Key Discussion Points:
a) maritime film festival
b) sea grant programs and funding
b) living in the maine woods

Guests:
Paul Anderson Maine SeaGrant Director by phone
Michael Finkel author by phone