OUR EXPEDITIONS A powerful lever of inspiration for our educational and environmental actions
  • Samba’s rythm

    2 April 2021
  • Exploring the ice

    1 April 2015
  • The Dream Comes True

    8 February 2015
  • The Great North’s Disco Ball

    1 May 2016
  • To ice or not to ice?

    1 August 2016
  • Whales and bears at the Pacific’s gates

    1 September 2016
  • Don’t go there, you’ll die!

    1 October 2016
  • Legal or illegal?

    1 April 2017
  • Becoming aware

    1 June 2017
  • Adventure within the adventure

    15 October 2017
  • Meeting the people of the Pacific

    1 December 2017
  • Checking out…

    1 January 2018
  • A Basalt statue

    1 February 2018
  • Flying above the lost fjords

    1 March 2018
  • When everything goes wrong

    1 July 2018
  • Between the islands

    1 August 2018
  • Lessons from the islands

    4 February 2019
  • Civilisations and lost islands

    12 September 2019
  • Buenas ondas

    28 November 2019
  • Wind, ice and summits

    1 February 2020
  • Meeting in Tierra del Fuego

    1 October 2020
  • Deep inside the Amazon

    1 May 2021
  • From one continent to the other

    1 July 2021
  • First grains of sand

    16 September 2021


Maewan aims to reposition Man at the centre of his environment through expedition as a medium. We aim to answer a key question:

How to flourish together within a world with limited resources?

Its sailboat, a nomadic operational platform, left France for a 7-year expedition, from the Arctic to Antartica, passing through the Pacific. The sailboat supports educational and environmental actions, supported by world-class athletes, both in France and abroad.

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Support the development of self-esteem through the universal language of sport


Wake-up our know-how through exceptional expeditions


66 000 km of inspiration, connections and actions throughout 26 stopovers in 7 years



From Maewan to Makatea: between education and discovery

14 December 2020
With the film “Makatea Vertical Adventure“, launched last December on the 10th, we reflect on the educational approach, initiated by the Maewan association towards the population of the small island of Makatea, lost in the heart of the Pacific, about both ecological awareness and the appreciation of the island’s breath-taking nature. The Islands potential This […]

Makatea present at the VIMMF (Vancouver International Mountain Film)

19 November 2020
After being featured in the famous Banff Mountain Film Festival, the movie “Makatea Vertical Adventures” continues its tour on Canada’s west coast! We are really glad to participate in the VIMFF (Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival), definitively one of the most well-known festivals in the outdoor movie world. The novelty of this bizarre year? The festival has put-up […]

Makatea: climbing spotlight

02 November 2020
As the release of the movie “Makatea” is fast approaching, we thought to write an article on everything you need to know about climbing on Makatea: from the quality of the rock to the local actors looking after the crags on the island.    The origins of the project During their 7-year world trip across […]