Captain Sophie Hollingsworth
Dreamer, Water Girl, Explorers Club Member, NYU Student, Sea Gypsy, Sailor, Wannabe Surfer.
When Sophie sailed across the Pacific Ocean she could always be found in a Jolyn bikini or her foul weather gear. She is a NYU student, rescue level scuba diver, avid sailor, one of the youngest females to hold a 200 ton captains license, and founder of AquaAid International. AquaAid establishes sustainable sources of clean drinking water and basic sanitation in rural Nicaragua, they have provided access to clean drinking water to over 400 people thus far!
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If you were stranded on an island and could only bring 3 things, what would they be:
2.) Watercolors - I like to paint
3.) Someone to laugh with/partner in mischief
What's your favorite beach that you have been to:
That is a really hard question. I grew up on Siesta Key, FL so Siesta always has a special place in my heart, but the beaches in Nuku Hiva, Marquesas and Popoyo, Nicaragua are favorites as well!
What beach is on your list to go to:
Cayo Jutias, Cuba
Who is your favorite athlete:
Sam Davies - Current skipper on Team SCA in Volvo Ocean Race
What are 3 things on your bucket list:
1.) Sail around the world
2.) Swim with whale sharks
3.) Climb Kilimanjaro
If you were 60 years old, what would you tell your children:
If you can dream it, you can do it.
What is the craziest thing you have ever done:
While working on a yacht, the crew was given a few hours off one night in the Bahamas, so we snuck into the Atlantis water-park after hours and went down the water slides. Or starting a nonprofit organization establishing sustainable sources of clean drinking water in the Nicaraguan jungle. Depends on your definition of crazy.
What's your favorite JOLYN color:
Teal & Amazoninte
What's your favorite JOLYN style and why:
Triangle Tops & Brazilian Bottoms! They stay in place and look great on!
What motivates you:
The billions of people that don't have clean drinking water or basic sanitation.
If you had to be an animal, what would you be and why:
An octopus, think of how much you could do with 8 arms.
What activities do you do in JOLYN:
Sail, scuba dive, SUP, beach yoga, skim board, surf, and trek in Nicaragua.
What book would you recommend to our readers:
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
What would you spend your last $10 on:
Anything travel related.
What is your signature dish in the kitchen:
Grilled fresh caught snapper wrapped in a banana leaf.
What is your favorite holiday destination:
For me the holidays are less about the place and more about the people, so anywhere with my mama and sister.
Any last words or testimonial?
The best things in life aren't things!