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Libby Purves and John Mccarthy present more tales from the estuaries and riverbanks in the series that looks at watersports, from surfing to sailing.

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In the first of two programmes about the lure of water, Libby Purves and John Mccarthy examine everything from surfboards to sailboats.

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Libby Purves presents the second of two programmes about water sports, in which Gill Elliot and John Mccarthy help to examine the lure of everything from surfboards to sailing boats.

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Libby Purves presents six programmes looking at sailing and watersports.

This week, the romance of the sea.

John McCarthy explores the link between sailing and the Celtic spirit, and Gill Elliott joins the crew of the Hebridean Odyssey.

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Libby Purves presents the second of six programmes looking at sailing and water sports.

This week, a beginner's guide to the art of sailing, and a tribute to boat-building legend Uffa Fox.

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Libby Purves presents the third of six programmes looking at sailing and water sports.

This week's programme comes from the Aldeburgh Regatta and looks at club racing.

With guests John McCarthy and Gill Elliott.

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Libby Purves presents the fourth of six programmes about sailing and water sports.

This week's programme looks at the plan to rebuild Peter the Great's warship in St Petersburg, while John McCarthy explores what it is that makes sailors circumnavigate the world.

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Libby Purves presents a series about sailing and water sports.

This week's programme explores the dream of owning a houseboat.

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The series about sailing and water sports.

This week, Libby Purves finds out how sailors push the boundaries ever further, and John McCarthy mixes pure terror with adrenaline in the world of power boating.