Named after H. M. Queen Silvia of Sweden, with gracious permission, Reina Silvia operates carefully arranged cruises in the Galapagos Archipelago.Built by Lydia Inc. of Stuart, Florida, USA, is 90 feet long. She was redesigned to create a pleasant atmosphere for groups of up to 16 distinguished passengers. With a highly trained crew of eight, including a multilingual naturalist guide, Reina Silvia is fully air conditioned, accommodates her guests in eight double cabins, all furnished with oversized upper and lower beds, WC, shower, washbasin and vanity.
On charter cruises, the owner’s cabin (king-size bed) on the upper deck is also available in which case two of the regular cabins may be used for single occupancy. The yacht has a swimming/diving platform aft and an extended bow pulpit for whale and dolphin watching. A desalination plant provides all the freshwater needed. Diving cruises, under the guidance of an experienced certified dive master may be arranged. Reina Silvia is equipped with an electric compressor, cylinders and weights.