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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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    Beagle

    Sailing yacht - ex Baltra - Tuesdays
    The Beagle is a lovely 105' steel-hulled schooner with teak decks, lots of character, a spacious interior lounge and good outside deck space. She cruises at 9 knots under power and carries a maximum of 14 passengers.
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    Beluga

    Motor yacht - ex Baltra - Fridays, Sundays and Tuesdays
    A 110' 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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    Eric and Letty

    Motor yacht - ex San Cristóbal - Sundays
    The boats are identical and carry up to 20 passengers each. They are 83’ comfortable motor yachts with polished teak furnishings and cruise at 10-12 knots. The yachts offer regular and popular family departures.
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    Evolution

    Sailing yacht - ex San Cristóbal and Baltra - Saturdays
    A 192’ motor sailer with the classic looks of a 1920s yacht, with an infirmary, boutique shop and hot tub. She carries up to 32 passengers and cruises at 10-12 knots. Family departures and photo safaris (led by naturalist guides who are also professional photographers).
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    Grace

    Cruise ship - ex San Cristóbal and Baltra - Saturdays
    A classic 145' 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 in nine spacious double cabins (twin and double beds), 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' 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' 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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    Mary Anne

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    Sailing yacht - ex Baltra - Saturdays
    An elegant 172' 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' luxury catamaran sleeping up to 16 passengers in 8 spacious cabins. 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, to help with organising daily activities. Maximum speed 15 knots.
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    Origin

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    Motor yacht - ex San Cristóbal - Sundays
    A 142’ luxury motor yacht custom designed for Galapagos cruising in 2016 and carrying up to 20 passengers. She has modern interiors and large picture windows, a sun deck with Jacuzzi, and plenty of outdoor space. Cruising at 12 knots she is built for fuel efficiency and stability. There is an open bar policy.
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    Passion

    Motor yacht - ex Baltra - Saturdays
    The elegant 159' motor yacht cruises at 10 knots, has stabilizers to minimize motion at sea and boasts an exceptional amount of space for her 12 passengers. Built as a private luxury yacht and originally named Bellisima, the M/Y Passion still retains many of her original features such as its rose-coloured marble bathrooms and teak decks that make her quite unique. She has a panoramic sky lounge and bar and sun deck with Jacuzzi.
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    Samba

    Sailing yacht - ex Baltra - Tuesdays
    A charming 78’ 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' 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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