​Izabella Rekiel on life aboard the St Helena and the difference between boats and ships.

Season 1, Episode 16,  Feb 02, 12:00 AM

Izabella Rekiel was excited to join Extreme E as its inaugural impact correspondent, but to take part this globe-trotting Australian DJ would have to change her life by spending the entire season aboard the St Helena. 

In telling the story of the ship, its crew and their voyage around the world Izy saw firsthand the devastation being wrought by climate change and human behaviour but was inspired by a new perspective​ on​ the natural world and the growing number of people determined to save it. 

James and Michael caught up with Izabella at the end of the 2021 season to hear about her year aboard the ship that makes Extreme E tick. Just don't call it a boat.