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.
Gotta love the idea of Zero Waste on a sailboat. It all started with a thought – how hard can it be to live on a boat and totally eliminate the mountains of waste that normally is collected, dragged around in yucky plastic bags, and dumped in marinas somewhere else...not seldom on small and remote islands that had nothing to do with the trash in the first place? Or even worse, having some of it consciously or unconsciously dumped or washed straight into the seawater? OBVIOUS
Yes, our project is slightly delayed due to COVID-19, but our sincere mission has not been weakened by the pandemic. Rather strengthened. Human's up-tempo lifestyles, desires, and habits have obviously had serious implications on life on Mother Earth. While Corona is slowing down the human rush, we are getting reports that nature is taking deep breaths of appreciation. Wow, something to really think about. We consider the times to come to be an excellent platform for human ch