- Oct 24, 2018
Invited to apply for World Sailing 11th Hour Racing Sustainability Award.
Earlier this year World Sailing initiated a distinguished award to recognize organizations, projects, or individuals working with sustainable matters in line with Agenda 2030. Shortly before the closing date, I received an email from Dan Reading, Sustainability Programme Manager: "Dear Bjorn, we think that the 100 sunwindwater campaign aligns with our sustainability strategy, therefore we would like to invite you to apply for our award." Wow, we were invited by World Sailing!
- Oct 14, 2018
Back at Svenska Högarna – A fossil fuel tragedy
This island is an absolute favorite in the absolute outskirts of the Stockholm Archipelago. Sweden's most eastern island with islanders. One family is living there all year round, sharing the island with a military radar tower. And an iconic lighthouse from1874. All of them are powered by diesel generators. Jana, a professional photographer joined in as a crew and we sailed out to check the status and do some documentation filming and photography. Both of us felt the smell of
- Oct 13, 2018
Elena and Jana – from Russia and Germany
Told them that it is beautiful out in the archipelago...but didn't dare to even dream about that we would experience Nordic Light on our first cold night out there. Elena was booked to sail with us along the coastline in Finland but couldn't make it so she joined now instead.
- Oct 13, 2018
Some useful media coverage...
Getting the message out is of course important for us. After the IPCC climate report was released on October 8th it makes even more sense to push for carbon-free lifestyles on water. Here is a collection of the current media coverage. PRACTICAL BOAT OWNER/YACHTING WORLD September 2018 NYA ÅLAND August 2018 RIGA MEDIA August 2018 HELA GOTLAND August 2018 BAROMETERN/ÖLAND August 2018 BROMMA TIDNING/STOCKHOLM May 2018
- Oct 8, 2018
A sneak peak into the image archive...
We have collected thousands of images and hours of footage and interviews. We're re-experiencing the journey while organizing all of it and preparing it for the production of the documentary film. In the meantime...here is a sneak peek into parts of the archive. Thank you all for being part of this project and for sharing the values and the message. PS: We sailed off from Oslo on World Environment Day, on September 5th, and today, on October 8th, the latest IPCC Report (Inter