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The Cormorant; luxury catamaran

The Cormorant catamaran – Luxury sailing in Galapagos

The Cormorant catamaran was built in 2011 and launched a year later – it is one of the best and newest boats sailing in the Galapagos.

Cormorant catamaran

Cormorant catamaran

The Cormorant catamaran Category: Luxury class, motor catamaran
Capacity of Cormorant catamaran: 16 passengers

Cormorant catamaran Sunlounge

Cormorant catamaran – Sunlounge

Cormorant catamaran Jacuzzi

Cormorant catamaran – Jacuzzi

Cormorant catamaran Bedroom

Cormorant catamaran – Bedroom

Cormorant catamaran Cabin

Cormorant catamaran – Cabin

Cormorant catamaran – Facilities & Accommodation

The Cormorant catamaran incorporates the very best of Galapagos catamaran design to make a stable and sleek yacht from where to explore the islands. Each of the staterooms has a private balcony which is most unusual amongst Galapagos craft: high quality with high value make your Galapagos experience an affordable luxury.

 

Cormorant catamaran Balcony

Cormorant catamaran – Balcony

Cormorant catamaran Bathroom Cormorant catamaran – Bathroom

Cormorant catamaran Dining room

Cormorant catamaran – Dining room

Cormorant catamaran  Buffet

Cormorant catamaran – Buffet

 

Rates include: Not included:
Galapagos airport transfers $100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
All shore excursions $10 Transit Control Card
All meals throughout cruise Round trip airfaire to Galapagos
All soft drinks and juices Tips to crew
Champagne reception
Complimentary fruit basket
Top Galapagos National Park Guides
Use of snorkeling gear and wetsuits

Cormorant catamaran 5 days Cruise  Saturday to Wednesday

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: Bachas Beach
A swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos.
SUN Am
Bartholomew Island: Pinnacle Rock
Bartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock: the most famous view in the Galapagos Islands.
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.
MON 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
TUE Am
San Cristobal Island: Cerro Brujo
A beautiful white-sand beach full of pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas.
Pm
San Cristobal Island: Pitt Point
Here there are endemic species such as lava lizards and red-footed boobies.
WED Am
San Cristobal Island: Interpretation Center
A series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galápagos.  San Cristobal Airport fly to Guayaquil.

 

 

Cormorant Main Deck

Cormorant Main Deck

 

Cormorant Upper Deck

Cormorant Upper Deck

 

Cormorant Lower Deck

Cormorant Lower Deck

 

Cormorant Sun Deck

Cormorant Sun Deck

Cormorant catamaran – Technical Specifications

Year of construction: 2011
Type: Power Motor Catamaran
Length: 108 ft (33 m)
Beam: 39 ft (12 m)
Draft: 5 ft (1,40 m)
Capacity: 16 passengers
Accommodation: Main Deck:
2 Suites 441ft? / 41m? (private balcony)
2 Double Staterooms 301 ft? / 28 m? (private balcony)
Upper Deck: 4 Connected Cabins 301 ft? / 28 m? (private
balcony)
Lower Deck: 1 Single Cabin 150 ft? / 14 m?
Main engines: Cummins QSM 11 / 400 HP @ 2100 RPM
Max speed: 14 knots
Water maker: 2000 Gallons / day
Exterior: GFRP (fiber reinforced polymer)
Crew: Captain
Bilingual Galapagos National Park Naturalist Guide
Quality Control Manager
8 other crew (First Mate, Second Mate, Chef, Sous Chef, Engineer, Assistant
Engineer, Barman, Housekeeper)
Safety & Navigation: All equipment meets or exceeds the international SOLAS standard:
2x 20-man life raft
Navtex
2 GPS
Depth Sounder
2 naval radars
Fire detection and prevention systems etc.