Irina Maria Peterson

Ocean Amazon

Irina Maria Peterson is the “Ocean Amazon” – a passionate sailor and nature lover. Irina was chosen from over 10,000 candidates from all over the world to be part of the eXXpedition crew (, a women only navigators group, sailing from the Galapagos to Easter Island, researching the microplastics in the South Pacific Gyre accumulation (believed to be 4 times the size of Britain).

Her month-long navigation will be featured in the Ocean Amazon documentary (release date 2020).

In addition, Irina is a Board member and Ambassador of Passion Sea and Oceano Scientific Monaco.

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