Okeanos as transportation for expeditions,
disaster relief and coastal campaigns

Okeanos Vanuatu offers quick and sustainable transportation to the different islands. It is a fossil-fuel free vessel, mixing sustainable transportation, ocean conservation and tradition revival. It can find its way around the most difficult islands of Vanuatu and has visited most of them already.

It is safety certified and comply with the marine regulation of Vanuatu and NZ (its building place). It has 20 lifejackets, two life rafts, AIS, safety ladder, rubber rings, flairs, fire extinguisher and all medical kits necessary. The crew train four to eight hours on safety maneuvers on a weekly basis and are all First Aid certified, and STCW certified.

Okeanos Vanuatu is a logical option for any campaign/expedition willing to visit more than a couple of places.

For example, in places where airport connections are poor or inexistent, do island hoping within the archipelago can be time saving and economical. For example we visited all the islands of the Shepherds in 5 days, when it would have take 3 weeks by plane and fiberglass boat; we also visited all of the island of the Tafea province in 9 days for the Pacific Games when it would have taken somebody 4 weeks with all the flight connexions.

Similarly, the eleven islands of the Torba province only include 4 airports, but it can be done in 11 days with Okeanos Vanuatu.

It is also economical to charter the Okeanos Vanuatu as a team of 6/8 can sleep and eat on board. Everything is included. It is already economical when the team includes more than two person, and still faster. Similarly, compared to other sailing charter, Okeanos Vanuatu remains the most economical, with no compromises on safety or efficiency.

The ‘Okeanos Vanuatu’ vaka can depart for any island any time.


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Okeanos Vanuatu is already in preparation to support another research trip by Volcano Vaka Lab, visiting several volcanoes in Vanuatu’s Ring of Fire! The first expedition of the group of volcanologists on our vaka ‘Okeanos Vanuatu’ took place in November 2018, and we are happy that they decided to use our services again. The crew is looking forward to hosting and safely transporting the scientists.

The voyage is anticipated to take place as soon as international borders reopens and COVID-19 restrictions are eased.

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