Our mission

OceanoScientific mobilizes financial and technical resources to collect oceanographic data by sailing yacht at the air-sea interface in regions of the seas seldom explored if at all, including the Southern Ocean, in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current south of the three continental capes of Good Hope (South Africa), Leeuwin (Australia) and the Horn (Chile). These data are provided free of charge to the international scientific community to illustrate the causes and consequences of climate change, and help preserve the Ocean in the interest of humankind.


OceanoScientific Expeditions are carried out in conjunction with the leading international scientific institutes including the French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (IFREMER), the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the French national meteorological service (Météo-France). They are placed under the auspices of specialized agencies of UNESCO.


As Yvan Griboval, President of OceanoScientific has said: "Exploring, understanding and reporting on the Ocean help us to foresee and preserve it".



Main actions of OceanoScientific :


OceanoScientific bears witness,raises awareness and educates the widest possible audience on the causes and consequences of climate change and plastic pollution and calls for one and all to respect, love and preserve the Ocean and its biodiversity for the benefit of future generations.


OceanoScientific conducts oceanographic observations according to the standards and recommendations of United Nations agencies and the international scientific community in regions of the seas seldom explored if at all.


OceanoScientific contributes to the global reach of the Principality of Monaco and promotes its actions to safeguard the Environment.