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Galapagos Alta

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Alta is one of the most beautiful Galapagos yachts, ideal for those seeking exclusivity and uniqueness.  It is ideal for travelers who seek exclusivity and uniqueness. Alta is a Three Masted Staysail Schooner, a very stylish yacht that has that special charm of a sailing ship.

The M/S Alta’s main salon is inviting and comfortable, with a curving banquet and coffee table stand opposite a cabinet holding the TV/Video system. It is here where you will meet your naturalist guide for daily briefings.  For meals, there are two alternatives: the interior the dining salon or al fresco on the foredeck. 

The gourmet galley is well equipped and its talented chefs prepare and serve a delectable variety of international and Ecuadorian dishes, fine wines, tropical fruits and varied juices.

Alta offers many spots for relaxing or sunning, including a sundeck with lounge chairs just forward of the bridge, and another with cushions on the bow of the yacht. When the conditions are appropriate, the sails will be hoisted and Alta will become the most beautiful yacht in the Galapagos.

Category : Luxury
Passengers : 16
Speed : 9 knots
Length : 140 feet / 46 m.
Beam : 21 feet / 6.8 meters
Draft : 10.5 feet / 3.4 meters
Crew : 8 plus naturalist guide
Engines :

4 cylinder Alpha Diesel, 280 BHP: one 1500 pound thrust Arcturus bow thrusters

Generators : Two 35 KW 120/240 Volt Ac single phase and Two 5 KW inverters: 24V.DC to 120/240 V.A.C
Equipment : Gyrocompass, Furuno radar, autopilot, wind speed and direction indicator, GPS, echo sounder, night vision instruments, VHF radios, 1200 gal/day water maker, icemaker, stereo, TV, VCR
Safety : Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon, life jackets, flares and signals, 2 x 18 man life floats.
Electricity : 110V AC / 60 Hz

M/S Alta has 8 cabins that accommodate up to 16 passengers. Each cabin offers private facilities, with fresh hot and cold water showers with ample hanging locker and drawer space.
The Alta is fully air-conditioned, has autopilot capabilities, as well as satellite communications. Its small size and quality accommodation make it a great choice for those who prefer comfort, style and the romance of sail on their travels.

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