Who wouldn’t love to cruise on board a small and elegant sailing-yacht while discovering the marvels of the Galapagos? This is your number one pick for sure.
Category: Tourist Superior Class
Departures: Thursday – Sunday
Capacity: 14 Passengers
Type: steel-hulled motor yacht with stabilizing sail
LOA: 78 ft. / 23.77 m.
Beam: 18 ft. / 5.48 m.
Displacement: 134 tons
Engines: Very efficient Twin DAV diesel engines 280 HP-CUMMINS that only use a remarkable 6 gallons of diesel every hour!
Range: 2.500 miles
Speed: 8.5 knots cruising
Sail: Steadying sails
Water capacity: 1.500 gallons and water maker
Accommodations: 6 air-conditioned double cabins and 1 exterior double bed cabin, all with private bathrooms and hot water. An ample dining-room/salon connects to an outdoor dining facility with large tables, 32″ High Definition LCD TV, DVD video equipment, sound-system, mini-library with books and videos and a small bar.
Crew: 6 + licensed Naturalist Guide
Navigation: Furuno Navnet Radar, Plotter and Sonar, GPS, VHF & SSB radios, two tenders with outboard motor
Safety: One self-contained 20-passenger life raft, EPIRB, two bi-directional VHF emergency-radios, one VHF (Motorola) wide-range radio, VHF and HF radios and one cell-phone communication system, life jackets, fire extinguishers, safety smoke and fire detectors and overhead sprinkler systems, A.B.C fire-control system and CO2 bank for the engine room.