THE POD DRIVE
Voila....this is it. The old engine, the tank, the tubes, the smell, the fuel, the holes for emission and cooling water are all gone. They are being replaced by this little shining plug inside the boat, and the sleek pod and folding propeller underneath it.
We had met and discussed the idea to team up for the season 2020 and make a statement about gender inequalities in general and in sailing specifically. The all-female sail racing team was in theory already a part of 100% Sun Wind Water. It was about time that we start sailing. The point of no return and time for the team to be in charge of the keys to SY Johanna had entered the stage. The team sailed us all the way out to the outskirts of the Stockholm archipelago – to the is
Sofija texted and invited us for a fika, but Janjarang and Christoph had to leave for their trip back home to Switzerland. So I dropped them off at Rödlöga and went to Njudholmen for that fika stop. Sofija had told me that there were some friends visiting their summer house. Yada yada yada before I knew it seven new happy crew members sat in and on the boat. Photo: Sofija Torebo.
They had never been sailing but their image of sailing up here was that there were saunas all over the place. Cold water and hot saunas seemed exotic for Janjarang from Thailand and Christoph from Switzerland.