The sailing ship Perseverance opens its doors to you for intimate cruises in exceptional places !

This eco-designed ship has elegant and comfortable cabins, ideal for the trips designed by Dr. Jean-Louis Etienne to support the Polar POD expedition.

These ethical cruises, committed to the preservation of ecosystems, will allow you to be an actor of the Polar POD adventure !

Explore cruises

A sustainable, ethical and ecological cruise with the Perseverance boat is :

protection of the environment

  • Use of sails to reduce the impact on the environment, without pollution or noise.
  • Preservation of water resources with the recycling of waste water and the desalination of sea water on board to preserve fresh water.
  • Recycling and sorting with zero waste at sea, careful selection of suppliers and study of packaging reduction beforehand.
  • Hunting for food waste with the use of seasonal products and local supply.
  • Visits with a view to equity, preservation of the places of discovery in the respect of the culture and societies that live there.
  • Follow-up of the Aeco, Laato, Taaf guidelines... and supervision with naturalist guides.

focus on the human factor

  • Choice to be under French flag with a French crew protected by the legislation of our country
  • Well-being and safety at work, respect for human rights
  • Tolerance and equality between men and women for the teams in terms of both numbers and salary
  • Fight against harassment
  • Respect for local communities

participatory science education

  • In order to better understand the explored regions, and to protect the most fragile ecosystems of our planet, Perseverance proposes to make scientific education on board with participative science and supervision with specialized guides during outings.
  • Transmission of the experience and discoveries of a lifetime of exploration in the service of the planet by Dr. Jean-Louis Etienne
  • Reception of scientific personnel on board
  • Training in clean navigation