Who is Yvan Bourgnon?

Born on July 6, 1971 in Switzerland. His love affair with the sea dates from his earliest childhood. At the age of 8, he went around the world with his parents for four years and decided a few years later to live his passion: navigation.. 

The film "Balancing on the Ocean"

The film “Balancing on the Ocean”

Yvan Bourgnon, embarks us with him in his world tour on a catamaran without cockpit and without any other tool than his sextant…

All Screening :

09/01 – 14h30 – 17h30 – 20h30 : Auditorium – Villefranche sur Saône (Projections et conferences in partenariat with Connaissance du Monde) 

12/01 – 20h : Ciné Presqu’Ile – Guérande

26/01 – 20h : CGR lanester (56)

09/02 – 20h45 : Le Concorde – Nantes

10/02 – 20h30 : Cinéma Saint-Gilles – Pornic

The Northwest Passage

After a journey of more than 7,500 kilometers and 2 months on the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean, through the Arctic Islands of Canada’s Great North, Yvan Bourgnon arrived in Nuuk (Capital of Greenland) this Friday, September 22, at 0:12 local time. He completed the Bimedia Challenge and became the first skipper to complete the Northwest Passage on a single-handed sport catamaran, without cockpit or assistance.


Month of navigation

Lowest temperature

Meeting with polar bear


Performance Management (French/English)

Improve the performance of your company and your team. Develop a new organizational and managerial strategy and opt for new action plans.

In 1 word competitive

Team spirit (French/English)

Develop synergies within your team to work better together. Implement methods to promote effective collaboration.

In 1 word collaborate

En 1 mot collaborer


Project Management (French/English)

Develop an expertise on : organization, communication, activity monitoring, quality control, cost and risk management..



Risk management (French/English)

Have a transversal approach of your project to structure and control a global risk system. Keep an eye on quality, safety, environment. Measure and put in place a viable management system to handle a risky situatione situation à risque. 


Motivation (French/English)

Motivate your teams and give them a taste for work. Take pleasure in exceeding your goals.

Environment (French/English)

Raise awareness about global warming. Sharing some experiences and reflections.

“Gladiateur des mers”

Relive Yvan’s world with the book “Gladiator of the seas” Released on July 13,2016 and written by christian Bex. 

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“Le monde d’Yvan”

See the image of the worl tour challenge with the DVD box “The World of Yvan from Merapi Production. 

Buy the DVD box 



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