Solo, Unsupported and 100% human powered kayak Expedition completed - Monterey to Hilo- 91 days 9 hours - Picture Tom Gomes

Meet Cyril – the paddler

French-born, now also American citizen, world traveler, serial entrepreneur and avid adventurer, Cyril Derreumaux has lived in France, Spain, England, Italy, Argentina, Brazil, and the US. Cyril speaks 5 languages fluently. Adventure seeker since childhood,...

Ocean Voyages Institute

Have you ever heard of Sausalito based “Ocean Voyages Institute” “Because I’m tired of any kind of trash in our oceans, I want to help raise awareness about this great Sausalito non-profit organization that finds...

Meet the Dream-Team

Such an endeavor requires to have the best experienced team to support Cyril throughout the journey. Dr. Aenor Sawyer Expedition’s MD, MS Orthopedist at UCSF with a decade of experience as ‘Expedition Medic’ Dave Loustalot...

Live life to the fullest!

Cyril believes in his core that life is a magnificent ADVENTURE, and that it must be lived to the fullest. #attacklife! “Pictures are worth a thousand words”. Browse this page to get to know Cyril,...

Solo, Unsupported and 100% human-powered Kayak Crossing of the Mid-Pacific

June 21st, 2022 at 6:49am local time, Cyril left Monterey, CA to kayak across the 2,400 nautical miles of the mid-Pacific Ocean, to reach Hilo, Big Island, Hawaii on September 20th, 2022 at 12:49pm local time.

This is a solo, unsupported, and 100% human-powered expedition, the first of its kind crossing this ocean!

The journey took 91 days and 9 hours to complete.

Find the detailed press release by clicking Here.

Find here the replay of his LIVE coverage of his arrival in Hilo, HI, by clicking here.