Samba Yacht , Motor Sailor, Galapagos Islands Ecuador. The Samba Motor Sailer yacht is one of the favourite of our past clients for its excellent itinerary and attractive style. The Samba runs an alternating Galapagos itinerary between the North & West islands and the South, East and Central. The Samba is highly recommended Galapagos cruise option! This yacht also has 3 kayaks available for use.
Facilities & Accommodation
‘Samba’ was originally built in Holland 1966 as a luxury private yacht, following renovations in 1994 she now provides a charming method to explore the Galapagos Islands.
An all Galapagos born crew with naturalist guide will navigate you amongst the islands whilst relaying knowledge acquired over a lifetime.
Elegant open plan dining/saloon area with TV, sound system and small bar lead through to an additional outdoor dining area on the stern deck.
Benefit from the privacy and flexibility of just 14 guests, accommodated in 7 classically designed cabins. All of which feature air conditioning and private bathrooms with hot showers.
The beautiful teak deck provides ample space to lye back in the sun loungers or take a seat on the observation deck for unobstructed views.
- Air Conditioning and Private Bathrooms with Hot Showers
- Teak Deck with Observation Area
- Saloon with Bar, TV and Sound System
L.O.A.: 78 feet
Beam: 18 feet
Capacity: 14 passengers and 6 crew
- Twin DAF diesel engines 220 HP
- Twin generators 21 KW for 110 & 220 AC, 12 & 24 volt DC
- Furuno radar
- Depth sounder
- Life raft
- VHS & SSB radios
- 2 tenders & outboards
- Color TV
- Video equipment.
Speed: 9 knots
Range: 2,500 miles
Sails: steadying sails
Water: 1500 gallons plus water maker
Crew: Licensed High Seas Captain, mate, cook, mechanic, 1 sailor, Multilingual National Park licensed naturalist guide II or III
|8 DAYS – NORTH & WEST|
|WED||Genovesa: Darwin Bay, Prince Phillip Steps|
|THU||Marchena: Punta Mejia, Playa Negra|
|FRI||Isabela: Punta Abermarle, Punta Vicente Roca|
|SAT||Fernandina: Punta Espinoza, Isabela: Urbina Bay|
|SUN||Isabela: Elizabeth Bay, Punta Moreno|
|MON||Floreana: Asilo de la paz, Cerro alieri, Loberia|
|TUE||Santa Cruz Twin Craters, Baltra|
|8 DAYS – SOUTH, EAST & CENTRAL|
|TUE||Baltra, Charles Darwin station|
|WED||Floreana: Punta Cormorant, Champion, Post office bay, Baroness lookout|
|THU||Española: Punta Suarez, Gardner Bay|
|FRI||San Cristobal: Isla lobos, Kicker Rock, Punta Pitt|
|SAT||Santa Fe, South Plazas, Santa Cruz: Punta Carrion|
|SUN||Santiago: Sullivan Bay, Bartolome|
|MON||Rabida, Santiago: James Bay|
|TUE||North Seymour, Baltra|
The 15-day cruise is a combination of the above Galapagos itineraries. Please check carefully with our sales staff before booking to be sure which itinerary will apply to your Galapagos cruise date.