Captain Maja, after whom the boat is named, steers the ship Moja Maja. Maja is the daughter of barba Toma, a genious shipwright, remembered as such as locals. Maja used to be Toma’s loyal assistent, and she spent her days witnessing her father’s handiwork, and thus she became infected by sea herself, carrying it in her soul, slowly becoming a real professional and the captain of the ship.