Mary Anne: Canvas & motor yacht

Mary Anne Yacht Galapagos –  Canvas & motor yacht

Mary Anne

The Mary Anne

Mary Anne Yacht Galapagos – Description

The Mary Anne Yacht is a three-masted vessel which uses the motor to navigate confined spaces and in adverse wind conditions. She has a wood-panelled lounge with bar area, sundeck and outdoor bar. 11 double cabins with private bathroom and air-conditioning and 1 suite.

Mary Anne Yacht Galapagosis Category: First class

Mary Anne Yacht Capacity: 24 passengers

Sun deck

Sun deck

The three decks of the Mary Anne Yacht are:

The Sun Deck: where the bridge, open air dining table and kayaks are stowed.

The Main Deck: where the dining room, galley, library and TV with video equipment are.

The Cabin Deck: where all the passengers’ cabins are located.

Lounge

Lounge

Rates include: Not included:
    • All meals
    • Snorkel gear (mask, snorkel and flippers), kayak, soft drinks
    • Transfers in the islands
    • All shore excursions with an English speaking naturalist guide
    • $100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee.
    • $10 Transit Control Card.
    • Airfare from mainland Ecuador.
    • Wetsuit rental fee.
    • Alcoholic and bottled beverages on board.
    • Crew and guide tips.

Mary Anne Yacht Galapagos – Itinerary 2014

8-daysMary Anne Yacht sailing Galapagos itinerary West, Saturday to Saturday:

SAT
Am
Baltra Island
Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboardabout the boat and the island.
Pm
Santa Cruz Island: Highlands
The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500mt.
Cerro Mesa
SUN
Am
Floreana Island: Cormorant Point
Cormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos.
Pm
Floreana Island: Devil’s Crown
Arguably the best snorkelling site in the islands, Devil’s Crown boasts an amazing variety of fishes.
Floreana Island: Post Office Bay
A white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.
MON
Am
Santa Cruz Island: Highlands
The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500mt.
Pm
Santa Cruz Island: Tortuga Bay
A pristine location with a beautiful white-sand beach. It’s a great place for swimming and even surfing.
TUE
Am
Isabela Island: Moreno Point
Beautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted.
Pm
Isabela Island: Elizabeth Bay
As enter you the bay, hawks can soar overhear and schools of fish can be seen swimming underneath.
WED
Am
Isabela Island: Urbina Bay
Its waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you’ll find a short trail leading to a coral reef.
Pm
Fernandina Island: Espinosa Point
A narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks.
THU
Am
Isabela Island: Tagus Cove
An opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions.
Pm
Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point
The remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells. and/or
FRI
Am
Santiago Island: Espumilla Beach
Espumilla Beach is a popular place for marine iguanas and Sally Lightfoot Crabs.
Pm
Santiago Island: Puerto Egas
Puerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s.
SAT
Am
North Seymour Island
Explore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.
Baltara airport

 

 NB. Itineraries are subject to National Park regulations and can be modified without prior notice.

8-days Mary Anne Yacht Galapagos –  Itinerary East

Saturday-Saturday:

SAT
Am
Baltra Island
Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard
about the boat and the island.
Pm
Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove
This shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection
for a variety of marine life.
SUN
Am
Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay
A coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies.
Pm
Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip’s Steps
An extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life,
up to cliffs that are 25m high.
MON
Am
Bartholomew Island
Am Visit the Pinnacle Rock and the white-sand beach: the best area to
get photos of Galápagos penguins.
Pm
Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay
The lava field has a variety of patterns made by the shapes and textures
of trees that once existed there.
TUE
Am
Rábida Island
A bird-watcher’s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks
and Brown Pelicans.
Pm
Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill
A hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks
and other species of birds.
WED
Am
Mosquera Island
The island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and
tide pools.
Pm
Santa Cruz Island: Carrion Point
A lagoon with beautiful turquoise water where you can see a variety of
fish, rays and white-tip reef sharks.
THUR
Am
South Plaza Island
South Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the
Galápagos.
Pm
Santa Fe Island
A volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic
land iguanas are often seen.
FRI
Am
Española Island: Suárez Point
Suárez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of
the archipelago.
Pm
Española Island: Gardner Bay
Gardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is
home of a large colony of sea lions
SAT
Am
Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station
An organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper
preservation of the Galápagos.
Baltra Airport

 

Deck Plans

Mary Anne Yacht  – Specifications

Year of construction: 1997

Length: 216 feet

Beam: 25.90 feet

Draft: 16.7 feet

Height Above WL: 118 feet

Max. Speed: 15 knots

Cruise Speed: 8 – 12 knots

Sail Area: 3,018.33 square feet (920 square meters)

Fuel Capacity: 23 Tons

Water Capacity: 10 Tons

Holding Tank: 12 Tons

Passenger Decks: 3

Electric Power Supply: 220 V / 110 V

Mary Anne Yacht  – Navigation Equipment

  • HF radio Automatic pilot
  • Depth sounder
  • GPS Navigator
  • VHF marine radio
  • VHF marine transceiver
  • Radar EPIRB.

Mary Anne Yacht  – Safety Equipment

  • Two 20 passenger life rafts with all regulation safety equipment
  • Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)
  • Central smoke and fire detector systems.

Crew: Captain, first mate, engineer, 2 sailors, cook and assistant, cabin attendant and one expert bilingual naturalist guide