To get an order for 1,000 yachts from a middle-east sheik, two boat companies have to race 'Göta kanal', a canal through Sweden, east to west. There are no rules in this game and the winner gets the order.
I've done some calculations on that...
During the start of the race, Ulf (Per Oscarsson) accidentally calls Leif (Lars Amble) by the wrong name ("Åke"), which Amble corrects (look at the reaction from the people standing in the background).
The Europa Film logo is emptied of water when an invisible plug is pulled.