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Galapagos Eclipse

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The Galapagos Eclipse is a 210-ft long passenger ship and commenced its cruises in 1999.  The yacht M/V Eclipse accommodates up to 48 passengers in 27 cabins, half the number of passengers of vessels its size in the Galapagos. The Eclipse is accepting individual cruise reservations and is also available for private charter.

Very comfortable and attractive, with sober decoration, rich paneling, and furnishings in Seike, writing desks, large closets, ocean view windows, or portholes, the Eclipse's cabins and staterooms are among the largest of any vessel in the Galapagos. Its suites are located on the highest boat deck and have convertible sofa-beds and a bathtub. Staterooms include a guest chair and have either one queen-sized or two twin sized beds. Doubles and singles are located on the main deck and have either two-twin or queen bed arrangements.

There is a well-equipped lounge for relaxation and for the nightly briefings on the day's discoveries and the following day's activities. In addition to the elegant indoor dining room, there is an al fresco dining area located around the pool, where you can enjoy the islands' spectacular scenery over a delicious lunch. There is also has a well-stocked library for quiet study and reading.

One of the most popular areas on board the Eclipse is the observation/sun deck, ideal for stargazing, whale watching or simply relaxing in the comfortable sun loungers. The ship also has a bar, pool bar and a boutique for the purchase of our exclusive range of souvenirs and Eclipse apparel.

Category : Luxury
Capacity : 48 passengers
Length : 210 ft.
Beam :  41 ft.
Speed : 14.5 Knots
Builder : Astilleros Construcciones VIGO, Spain.
Electricity : 220 volts ACl60 Hz
Crew :
23 - Captain, first mate, chefs, sailors and 4 naturalist guides


Safety and Navigation Equipment

JMA-7252-61 JRC radars, Furuno GP-30 GPS, Furuno FCV-667 color video sounder, speed log, gyrocompass Anschutz STD 20, autopilot Anschutz Pilostar DAP02-SO.

EPIRB, 2 x 40 person life boats, 4 x 10 person life rafts, life jackets, flares and signals, sprinkler system, fire extinguishers, smoke detector system, C02 system. Safety equipment to SOLAS requirements

Comfort Equipment

2 units of 3000 gal/day watermakers, air-conditioning, dip pool, al fresco dinning area, sun deck, library/video room, shop.


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