The ship


Detailed ship information


The 16-passenger ship provides 8 individually air-conditioned rooms located on the main and lower decks; each has a private bathrooms, flat screen television and ocean view.

All rooms except rooms 3 & 4 (forward below deck) can be converted to either one queen bed or two twin beds.

 

COMMON AREAS

The yacht features partially covered sun deck with a jacuzzi and ample seating, salon area with dining, bar and entertainment area.

 

RECHARGING STATION

The dive deck is equipped with a bathroom, individual gear bins, large camera table, recharging station, individual storage areas, air and nitrox filling stations, tank racks, and a separate fresh water rinse tank for underwater camera equipment another for gear. Diving operations are conducted from two large pangas (tenders), easily boarded from the dive deck. The ship is also equipped with a satellite telephone for emergency calls worldwide. 

 

Remember that the crew and guides and of course the Galapagos Whale Shark Project team are there to help you if you need help. Do not hesitate to ask for such a friendly group.

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UPPER DECK

The Sun Deck features a large lounge area, the partially covered sun deck and a jacuzzi with ample seating. Great area for relaxing and doing your early morning yoga


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MAIN DECK

The Main Deck features two guest cabins, 1 & 2, each with private bath and shower, television, ample storage and provides guests with an ocean view; the dining area and large dive deck.


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LOWER DECK

The Lower Deck comprises six cabins, 3-8, each with private bath and shower, television, window and ample storage.


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Technical specifications and equipment:

Registry:             Pto Baquerizo Moreno, Galapagos Islands

Length overall:  111.5 ft (34 meters)

Beam:                 21.3 ft (6.5 meters)

Draft:                  8.2 ft (2.5 meters)

Tonnage:            169 ITC

Main engines:    Detroit Diesel 6V92, 350 hp

Generators:       2x Perkins 73 kw

Max. Speed:       10 knots

Fuel Capacity:    5,300 gallons (20,000 liters)

Range:                1,800 nm

Safety Equipment: Life rafts (2), life rings/strobes, life vests/strobes, emergency position locator, flares, oxygen and first aid equipment

Air Systems:       2 electric Bauer compressors with nitrox membrane, producing 32% nitrox, bank storage

Tenders:             Rigid hull inflatables (2), used for passenger transport and diver pickup

Accessories:       Diving Equipment (if needed), leads and belts enough.