All aspects of life on the water - leisure, business and sport - with record-breaking yachtsman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston. The H20 show reports on current events and meets the people who live, work or play on the water. The H2O Show is live at 1800BST every Thursday through the summer months.

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  • Ian Williams Match Racing. 29 Jan, 2015

    Thu, 29 Jan 15

    16 mins

    29 days remaining

    On this week's free download, we hear from match racer Ian Williams ahead of the tour in Malaysia. Also the cargo on board Hoegh Osaka is recovered and Bembridge RNLI throw their doors open. This podcast was produced by Neil Sackley.

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  • Hoegh Osaka righted. 22 Jan, 2015

    Thu, 22 Jan 15

    44 mins

    22 days remaining

    This week Hoegh Osaka is righted. Also, we hear from Girls for Sail and a scout leader who's planning to row the Indian Ocean. Poole RNLI marks it's 150th anniversary, there's news on the Clipper Race plus the new Condor ferry and the historic HMS Victory This podcast was produced by Neil Sackley

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  • Alex Thomson. 15 Jan, 2015

    Thu, 15 Jan 15

    47 mins

    15 days remaining

    This week, an end to Alex Thompson's Barcelona World Race dream. Plus, Hoegh Osaka remains stranded in the Solent, news on a tidal energy scheme off the Isle of Wight Sir Robin Knox-Johnston is named Yachtsman of the year, Sir Ben Ainslie is rescued, a Portland man tells us about his week in a liferaft. A group of Chinese sailors visit Portsmouth and the London Boat Show is on.

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  • H2OShow Special: Hoegh Osaka grounding. 8 Jan, 2015

    Thu, 8 Jan 15

    41 mins

    8 days remaining

    On the evening of Saturday January 3rd 2015, the 51000 tonne car transporter Hoegh Osaka left her moorings in Southampton bound for Germany. A little under an hour later she was beached on Bramble Bank in the Solent. In this special podcast, hear how BBC Radio Solent reported the grounding, how she became a tourist attraction and her subsequent rescue. This podcast was produced by Neil Sackley.

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  • Should the RNLI be a business. 7 Jan, 2015

    Wed, 7 Jan 15

    38 mins

    7 days remaining

    On this week's podcast, Alex Thomson gets underway in the Barcelona world race. Also ferries in the south are feeling the impact of new emissions regulations, we hear from Poole RNLI's chairman. And hold on to your hats as Alex Dyke asks "should the RNLI become a business rather than a charity?"

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  • SPECIAL From Gosport to Guadeloupe. 1 Jan, 2015

    Thu, 1 Jan 15

    61 mins

    1 day remaining

    In November 2014, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston took part in the presitgous and gruelling Route du Rhum race. In this special podcast, Neil Sackley looks back at Sir Robin's life on the water, and talks to some of the world's biggest sailing names. And Sir Robin talks through the race day by day, in his own words.

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