SAMBA YACHT

The Galapagos Islands – Ecuador

The Samba is a classic European Dutch ship featuring safety and comfort while sailing through the Galapagos. the ship offers spacious and agreeable social areas and staterooms with all the basic features. You will enjoy comfort, space and stability on board the Samba. Her ample deck space is perfect for dolphin and whale watching or just breathing in the pure air of Galapagos, and cozy outside seating will surely tempt you to dine under the stars.

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    TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

    • Year of construction:: 1966

    • Type: Motor Sailor

    • Category: Mid-range

    • Length: 78 feet (24 m)

    • Beam: 18 feet (5 m)

    • Capacity: 14 passengers

    • Main Engines: Twin DAV diesel engines 220 HP

    • Max Speed: 8.5 knots

    • Crew: Captain, mechanic, cook, 2 sailors and 1 naturalist guide

    FACILITIES AND ACCOMMODATION

    6 double cabins with bunk beds and 1 cabin with matrimonial bed, all of them with private bathroom (toilet and shower), air conditioning, hot/cold water. As social areas the ship offers a dining room, sundeck and TV with video system, sound system, mini-library and a small bar. During these cruises you can practice snorkeling.

    SAFETY AND NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT

    Frunor Navnet Radar, Plotter and Sonar, GPS, VHF & SSB radios, 2 tenders with outboard motors, 1 self-contained 20-passanger life raft, EPIRB, 2 bidirectional VHF emergency-radios, 1 VHF wide-range radio, VHF and HF radios, 1 cell-phone communication system, life jackets, fire extinguisher, safety smoke and fire detectors, overhead sprinkler systems, ABC fire control system and CO2 bank for engine room.

    ITINERARIES M/Y MONSERRAT

    TUESDAY Am: Baltra Island Airport picked up at the airport by our naturalist guides.
    Pm: Santa Cruz island: Las Bachas Beach
    WEDNESDAYAm: Genovesa island: Darwin Bay
    Pm: Genovesa island: Prince Philip´s Steps
    THURSDAYAm: Marchena island: Mejia Point.
    Pm: Marchena island: Black Beach
    FRIDAYAm: Isabela island: Albermale Point.
    Pm: Isabela island: Vicente Roca Point
    SATURDAYAm: Fernandina island: Espinoza Point.
    Pm: Isabela island: Urbina Bay
    SUNDAYAm: Isabela island: Elizabeth Bay.
    Pm: Isabela island: Moreno Point
    MONDAY Am: Floreana island: Haven of Peace / Alieri Hill.
    Pm: Floreana island: Lobería
    TUESDAY Am: Santa Cruz Islands: Highlands (Natural reserve with giant tortoises & Twin Craters
    Baltra Island airport: Transfer to the airport for return flight to Guayaquil or Quito.
    TUESDAY AM: Baltra Island Airport picked up at the airport by our naturalist guides.
    PM: Santa Cruz island: Charles Darwin Research Station
    WEDNESDAYAM: Floreana Island: Cormorant Point & Champion Rock.
    PM: Floreana Island: Post Office Bay & Baroness Viewing Point
    THURSDAYAM: Española Island: Suarez Point.
    PM: Española Island: Gardner Bay
    FRIDAYAM: San Cristobal Island: Lobos Island & Kicker Rock.
    PM: San Cristobal Island: Pitt Point
    SATURDAYAM: Santa Fe Island: Barrington Bay.
    PM: South Plaza Island & Santa Cruz island: Carrion Point
    SUNDAYAM: Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay.
    PM: Bartolome Island
    MONDAY AM: Santiago Island: Santiago: James Bay.
    PM: Rabida Island.
    TUESDAY AM: North Seymour Island
    Baltra Island airport: Transfer to the airport for return flight to Guayaquil or Quito.

    DECK PLANS

    UPPER DECK

    MAIN DECK

    LOWER DECK

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