The Ship


Detailed ship information


The yacht provides a unique and unforgettable experience, with the best service and diving that you could hope for. The boat has nine cabins with private bathrooms, air conditioning, electricity and all that you may need to make your stay comfortable. The master cabin on the main deck and superior cabins have windows that will allow you to enjoy the beautiful sunrise and sunsets of the Galapagos Islands. The lower cabins have portholes with an ocean view and natural light. All dives are done from a dive panga, (tender) which offers easy access to all of the best dive locations. A very spacious lounge and dining area with wood surrounds allows comfort and a great area for working with cameras, photography and lectures / workshops. After each dive, guests can relax in the lounge, on the sundeck or outer decks ideal for yoga, simple meditation or wildlife observation. All meals will be a mixture of local and international cuisine and hearty fare for divers. 

 

Cabins


The ship has nine cabins with private bathrooms, air conditioning, electricity, (a given since you have A/C) and all that you may need to make your stay comfortable. The master cabin on the main deck and cabins on the upper deck have windows that will allow you to enjoy the beautiful sunrise and sunsets of the Galapagos Islands. The lower cabins have portholes with an ocean view and natural light. 

 

Allocation of the 9 cabins:

  • Lower deck: 3 cabins with double beds & 1 bunk bed
  • Main deck: 1 cabin with double bed
  • Upper deck: 4 cabins with bunk beds
  • All have independent air conditioning, private bathroom with hot water and closets and orthopedic mattresses.

Decks in overview


Communal areas


  • Dining area with 4 tables with a capacity for 16 passengers. The meals will be served as buffet.
  • The Bar offers ice cold beers, red & white wine and cocktails.
  • Relax in our Lounge with its audio system. There will also be the possibility to connect your own device via bluetooth. The vision system will allow us to watch the new BBC Blue Planet II - where the Galpagos Whale Shark project is a big part of it! For all who likes to read - a little library is on board.
  • We will provide a hot and cold drinking water dispenser - so don't forget your water bottle and save plastic!
  • During your stay we will offer you exclusive coffee produced in Galapagos, tea and milk unlimited during your stay!

Outside areas


  • At the stern (back) of the yacht equipped with two large sitting areas that are in the shade.
  • At the bow (front) and on the superior deck you will find our sundecks! Take your towel, relax after the dives, don't forget your camera and yoga mat and water bottle and enjoy the ocean views, landscapes and wildlife that you WILL see as we sail through these enchanted isles. 

Diving platform


 

  • The diving platform has just been remodeled and expanded in 2017. The ship is also equipped with 2 new compressors for filling tanks!
  • The dive platform provides:
    • a capacity for 34 aluminum tanks of 12 liters
    • a large camera table
    • ample room to hang dive suits and dive clothing
    • fresh water tank for electronics
    • 2 showers with hot and cold water to rinse after the dives
    • After each dive, snacks and cold or hot drinks served as you arrive

The local crew together with the dive masters and the Galapagos Shark Diving team with the EXPERIENCE and KNOWLEDGE WILL make the difference!

Boat specifications:


Year built: 1998

Year renovated: 2019

Length: 26

Deck area: 5.5 meters

Beam: 5.5 meters

Top speed: 9 knots

Cruising speed: 9 knots

Engines: 2 x 250 H Caterpillar

Max guests: 16

Number of cabins: 9

Number of bathrooms: 9

Tenders: 2 Caribe (C-20 & C-17) with 50 HP Yamaha four stroke outboards

Water capacity: 176

Fuel capacity: 2000 gallons

Freshwater maker: 1200 gallons

Galapagos Shark Diving - Boat Dive Expedition Galapagos Islands