Interview with Alex Caslow of Red Beard Sailing | The Approach | Ep. 6

May 20, 2020 by Andrew Woods

The Approach is a video series that dives into a wide range of marketing, design, and web topics.

On this entry of The Approach, we are speaking with Alex Caslow, Owner and Operator of Red Beard Sailing. Alex shares his story and passion for boating. He also tells us how easy it can be to pick up boating as a hobby. Finally, we speak about his newest line, Takacat, and how it eliminates barriers of entry to boat ownership.

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Key Points from This Episode

  • How Alex got into running a business [0:47]
  • Boats that fit into bags?! [3:11]
  • How has COVID-19 changed the way people experience boating and access to the outdoors [5:04]
  • Get to know Takacat, an innovative, inflatable dinghy [7:35]

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