Yes, their production values and interviewing technique are amateurish, and they are limited by their lack of sailing experience, if not their enthusiasm, but they're pioneers in their field nonetheless. It would be a totally different show if the hosts were, say, Steve and Linda Dashew, and they were to fund something better than a kitchen table studio.
Having said that, they have become much better since their first
'cast, and do manage to find and interview very interesting people. The cottage-industry feel to it is only a function of the great publishing opportunities the Internet
offers to individuals who can now communicate with far-flung audiences on a shoestring (hey: that's what I'm doing right now!). Ain't democracy wunnerful?