Technical Services

Expedition Services

Inspired by new horizons and technical challenge, our past expeditions have required innovation, operational dexterity and unique partnerships with our clients. Our solid experience, peppered with notable ‘world firsts’, stands as testament to our drive and determination to see our broad range of clients successful in their endeavors. Whilst we are proud of our previous achievements and fully committed to the extensive list of services we offer, we still thrive on the technical challenges of mounting complex or difficult expeditions in the far corners of the globe.

Antarctic Aviation

EYOS pioneered fly-in, fly-out private aircrafts to the Antarctic. If you would rather join your vessel once she is in the Antarctic, we can arrange for you to fly south, avoiding the infamous Drake Passage crossingDue to the challenging weather conditions around the Antarctic, this is not a simple undertaking. Our network of air operators in the Antarctic, however, is extensive and we can even fly you all the way to the South Pole for the full Antarctic experience.

If you would like to have a helicopter aboard your yacht, we can source a suitable machine and an experienced polar flight crew.

Carbon Offset

With our continuous operations in the world’s most pristine regions, EYOS is deeply committed to environmentally sensitive travel.

Working with Yacht Carbon Offset, EYOS can counteract your yacht’s greenhouse gas emissions in a clear, auditable way backed by a Lloyds Register Quality Assurance Certification.

Diving Services

EYOS assists expedition vessels with all aspects of remote area diving or submersible operations, whether large research diving expeditions or vacation cruises. Our experienced dive guides have first-hand knowledge of the most inaccessible dive sites worldwide, from the sun-bleached tropics to the pristine polar regions.

EYOS Diving Services can provide:

  • Expedition diving management and logistics
  • Custom wilderness diving itineraries worldwide
  • Dive team specialists including guides, videographers and support personnel
  • Ice diving technical specialists for the Arctic and Antarctic
  • Dive medics, Doctors and recompression chamber operators
  • ROV  & submersible pilots and technicians
  • Charter vessels

Expedition Leading, Interpretation & Guiding

The EYOS team includes world-class expedition leaders, dive guides, and specialists in anthropology, botany, geology, history, marine biology and ornithology. They are a fundamental part of our experience, ensuring safe operations, providing logistical assistance and local knowledge to the yacht’s crew, and bringing the destination alive for our guests.

Expedition Leaders

Our expedition leaders intimately know the remote regions from both a technical and cultural point of view. Having lived or worked in these areas, they know how to manage wilderness landing operations and make sure you are safe.

Local guides

Captains will appreciate local knowledge of conditions and anchorages. Our guides are able to give formal presentations on the region, lead briefings on sites to be visited, conduct question-and-answer sessions, and provide interpretation both onboard and ashore.

Naturalists

The EYOS team often recommends a general naturalist, who can do everything from identify tundra plants to whale species. Owners and their guests will find the diverse knowledge of our field experts a huge advantage in understanding the region.

Dive guides

Familiar with the very private nature of the superyacht industry, the EYOS team has the personal skills and discretion to assimilate into an established team and adhere to the specific operating style of every vessel.

Expedition Outfitting

A voyage to the Polar Regions requires both special equipment and clothing in order to ensure all onboard have an enjoyable and safe time. EYOS Expeditions offers a specialist outfitting service to complement your voyage to virtually any destination. Whether stranding kits, customized parkas and clothing for guests and crew or rifles for polar bear safety, we can supply accessories which will prove invaluable as you explore the frozen wilderness.

In addition, our literary service supplies books, maps, recommended reading lists and charts covering the destinations you plan to visit.

Expedition Yacht Charter

EYOS Expeditions works with a variety of expedition vessels available for charter worldwide. Our specialized knowledge and operational expertise will help you source the perfect vessel for your expedition, from polar icebreakers and dive support vessels to luxury expedition superyachts and nimble sailing vessels.

We know which vessels are available in each location and use our excellent network of charter brokers to find you the right vessel at a competitive rate, avoiding costly repositioning.

Navigate to our expedition yacht charters page to see a sample of the fleet we regularly work with.

Contact us with your requirements to find out more.

IAATO & AECO Membership

IIATO-LOGOEYOS Expeditions is a member of both the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) and the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO).

Both associations advocate, promote and practice safe and environmentally responsible private-sector travel to these pristine and ecologically sensitive environments.

Our membership not only assists in the permitting process, but also ensures your expedition will be run according to the highest safety and environmental standards.

Personal Submarines

Triton Submarines LogoEYOS Expeditions is proud to work with Triton Submarines, LLC. With submarines capable of diving over 3,000 feet deep, they are widely regarded as the world leader in manned subsea exploration. With our strong partnership, we can work together to ensure all aspects of your submersible charter or purchase are expertly and efficiently handled.

Photographers & Videographers

EYOS Expeditions works with world-renowned wildlife and cultural photographers. We can arrange for these experts to accompany you on your expedition, offering both photography workshops and ‘in the moment’ tips as well as providing you with an exquisite collection of images following your expedition.

We also can supply a professional videographer intimately familiar with working in remote locations. They can provide you with a customized, edited DVD of your voyage.

Private Aircraft & Helicopters

EYOS Expeditions is proud to work with Chapman Freeborn on arranging seamless, door to door private jet to private yacht adventures. With their global reach, we can deliver you to the ends of the earth in unmatched luxury and safety.

To enhance an already remarkable expedition, we can use helicopters to land guests far inshore for distant hikes, transports clients to Emperor Penguin colonies otherwise blocked by pack ice, or land at the top of a 6,000-foot mountain top at sunrise in the Northwest Passage.

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