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.
The Cormorant catamaran Category: Luxury class, motor catamaran
Capacity of Cormorant catamaran: 16 passengers
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.
|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|
|Complimentary fruit basket|
|Top Galapagos National Park Guides|
|Use of snorkeling gear and wetsuits|
Cormorant catamaran 5 days Cruise Saturday to Wednesday
Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
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.
Bartholomew Island: Pinnacle Rock
Bartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock: the most famous view in the Galapagos Islands.
Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay
The lava field has a variety of patterns made by the shapes and textures of trees that once existed there.
South Plaza Island
South Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galápagos.
Santa Fe Island
A volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen
San Cristobal Island: Cerro Brujo
A beautiful white-sand beach full of pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas.
San Cristobal Island: Pitt Point
Here there are endemic species such as lava lizards and red-footed boobies.
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 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)|
|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
|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)|
|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|
|2 naval radars|
|Fire detection and prevention systems etc.|