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Our preferred Galapagos yachts and small cruise ships
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The Galapagos Islands lie on the Equator nearly 1000km west of mainland Ecuador. From seals and iguanas to turtles and finches, it is impossible not to be impressed by the uniqueness and diversity of the nature and wildlife. Here we list our favourite Galapagos boats.

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    Motor yacht - ex Baltra - Fridays, Sundays and Tuesdays
    A 110 foot steel-hulled motor yacht with spacious communual areas, including a large sun deck, and panoramic windows in the salon/dining area. She cruises at 12 knots and carries a maximum of 16 passengers.
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    Sailing yacht - ex San Cristóbal and Baltra - Saturdays
    A 192 foot motor sailer with the classic looks of a 1920s yacht, with an infirmary, boutique shop, good outdoor deck space and a hot tub. She carries up to 32 passengers and cruises at 10-12 knots.
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    Cruise ship - ex San Cristóbal and Baltra - Saturdays
    A classic 145 foot motor yacht built in Southampton in 1928. She has a colourful history, previously owned by Aristotle Onassis and given to Princess Grace of Monaco as a wedding gift, and also used during WWII at Dunkirk (she even captured a German torpedo E-boat!). The yacht carries up to 18 passengers and has an al fresco dining area, sun deck, library, bar-salon and outdoor Jacuzzi. Cruises at 12 knots.
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    Isabela II

    Cruise ship - ex Baltra - Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays
    A 166 foot deluxe passenger ship for 40 passengers. Very comfortable and spacious with plenty of deck space, hot tub, shop, library, fitness area and infirmary. Email, radio, telephone and fax communications. Cruises at 10 knots.
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    La Pinta

    Cruise ship - ex Baltra - Mondays, Thurdays and Fridays
    A 207 foot deluxe cruise ship carrying 48 passengers. Very comfortable with large social areas including a reception lounge, lounge/bar, dining room, Jacuzzi, gym, library, sky bar and sundeck. Cruises at 10 knots.
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    Motor yacht - ex San Cristóbal - Sundays
    An 83 foot comfortable motor yacht with polished teak furnishings. She cruises at 10-12 knots and carries up to 20 passengers. She is joined on her itineraries by other Galapagos Network vessels, Origin and Theory.
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    Mary Anne

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    Sailing yacht - ex Baltra - Saturdays
    An elegant 172 foot motor sailer with almost 1,000 square meters of sail, generous deck space and a beautifully wood-panelled interior. She cruises at 8 knots under power and carries a maximum of 16 passengers.
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    Ocean Spray

    Motor yacht - ex San Cristóbal and Baltra - Saturdays, Tuesdays and Thursdays
    A 113 foot luxury catamaran sleeping up to 16 passengers. She has a restaurant, bar, al fresco dining area, hot tub and good outdoor deck space. There is one experienced naturalist guide and also a cruise manager, who helps organise daily activities. Cruises at 15 knots.
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    Origin and Theory

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    Motor yacht - ex San Cristóbal - Sundays
    Origin is a 142 foot luxury motor yacht custom-designed in 2016 for Galapagos cruising, and built for fuel efficiency and stability. Theory is her sister ship who joined her in Galapagos in March 2019. Both vessels sleep up to 20 passengers and have modern interiors, large picture windows, a sun deck with hot tub, and plenty of outdoor space. Cruise at 12 knots. There is an open bar policy. They are joined on their itineraries by other Galapagos Network vessel, Letty.
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    Motor yacht - ex Baltra - Saturdays
    This elegant 159 foot motor yacht cruises at 10 knots, has stabilizers to minimize motion at sea and ample space for 14 passengers. Built as a private luxury yacht she still retains many of her original features such as her unique rose-coloured marble bathrooms and teak decks. She has a panoramic sky lounge, a bar, and sun deck with hot tub.
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    Sailing yacht - ex Baltra - Tuesdays
    A charming 78 foot steel-hulled motor yacht with stabilizing sail, Samba caters for up to 14 guests, with both indoor and outdoor dining areas. Cruises at 8½ knots under power.
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    Tip Top II

    Cruise ship - ex Baltra - Mondays and Fridays
    A comfortable 104 foot catamaran with a spacious sundeck, dining room and lounge. She carries up to 16 passengers in 10 cabins and cruises at 12 knots.

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