pete maeva & emma


Peter Elliott  

A business manager originally from country South Australia grew up sailing small dingies on the River Murry, Lake Alexandrina and coastal waters of South Australia. At age 22, he answered the call of adventure joining the crew of 33m Square Rigger Young Endeavour to sail from Anapolis to Sydney via the Panama Canal. The ocean seed was planted and he has since sailed in 2 Sydney to Hobart yacht races and numerous blue water events around Southern and Eastern Australia. Peter is also a keen triathlete and hiker, he holds an Yachtmasters qualification and is the Expedition’s leader, engineer and navigator.

Maeva Elliott  

Maeva is French and grew up in New Caledonia, a small South Pacific archipelago. The only girl in a family of 3 children, she grew up camping on deserted islands, fishing off the reef, scuba-diving and dreaming of circumnavigating the world.
While pursuing an international career in Finance, she kept true to her roots, sailing across the Atlantic at 20, participating in wreck-searching expeditions or helping build the New Caledonian Maritime Museum.
A keen writer and story teller, she enjoys sharing her adventures.
Maeva is the Expedition’s accountant, overlooking logistics and supplies. She will also keep a detailed log of the journey and write stories for both French and English-speaking media.



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