LEADERS 4 THE PLANET
A PROGRAM DEDICATED TO WORLD LEADERS
WHO WANT TO ACT FOR THE PLANET
ON THE “YERSIN”
WITH SOMEWHERE TEAM
FOR THE RIGHT FOUNDATIONS
/ 1. Explore on a giant cleanship
The Yersin was built by the French shipyard Piriou who successfully combined a very high level of technicality with the elegance of an exceptional ship.
Classified “ICE 1C”, the Yersin offshore vessel can access areas covered by ice with its reinforced hull over its entire length. The Yersin has been designed for long-range transoceanic sailing in extreme conditions (-20 ° C, + 50 ° C), both on sea and on rivers and lakes, with a high degree of reliability in all conditions encountered.
Classified “Passenger ship”, the Yersin vessel offers comfort to 18 passengers, from the scientist to the guests.
She features six laboratories and a science PC, a multipurpose room, a media room, a cinema room, an infirmary, a spa with jacuzzi, hammam and gym, a dive room …
The Yersin can access remote places (North Pole, Antarctica, Amazon River, Coco Island…) thanks to special permits and the involvement in our missions of the people directly in charge of these protected areas. (Environment ministers, National park directors, heads of scientific missions…)
/ 2. Learn with a world-class team
Somewhere Club is an exclusive club gathering great directors, explorers, high-level athletes, artists and starred chefs (Somewhere Team)
All these personalities are pooling their talents to produce missions on the Yersin.
Discover 4 of them below (among more than 40)
/ 3. Act for the right foundations
Once you have personally experienced what’s at stake in some environments
Once you have learned from the right people
Then you can Support the most ambitious projects
/ THE MISSIONS
OUR NEXT MISSION IN GREENLAND
OUR PREVIOUS MISSION IN PANAMA/COSTA RICA/COCO ISLAND
Painter, photographer, businessman, inventor, Stéphane Brunner has a passion for great adventures: at 20 he accompanied an entomologist in Vietnam to hunt butterflies and fell in love with unusual trips. Later, he will run the planet on foot, horseback, canoe or bike. Today, he offers his demanding guests to share his vision of freedom.
Ski instructor, Pierre Malherbe is passionate about extreme skiing and mountaineering in the French, Swiss and Italian mountains. He then leaves to discover other spots in Morocco, Norway, India, Pakistan. For several years he organizes adventure experiences in France and abroad. Today he uses his technical skills in Somewhere Club to design and produce bespoke exploratory missions.
David Benamou joined Somewhere Club in 2017 to boost the development of the company. He is Chief Investment Officer and Associate Partner at Axiom Alternative Investments since October 2011 after 11 years with Société Générale as Deputy Head of Structured Capital Finance. He’s a great sportsman, especially a telemark skier and an ironman triathlete.
Laurent Fiat joined Somewhere Club in 2019 to support the development of the company. He is also president and co-founder of Eléphant Paname, an art and dance center located in the heart of Paris between Place de l’Opera and Place Vendôme, an ideal place to host major Somewhere Club events.