M/S Beagle

 

The Beagle is named after the HMS Beagle, on which Charles Darwin made his famous voyage to the Galapagos Islands.

Wide and spacious decks in comfortable seating areas allow passengers to enjoy the sun, the landscapes and observe wildlife. A magnificent 105-foot twin screw steel-hulled brigantine with teak decks and beautifully designed interiors. The Beagle is one of a class by itself among sailing yachts in the Galapagos. She was built by Cubow Ltd. in Woolwich, England, in the 1970s and registered with Lloyd’s (number Y 195095), but her designer is unknown.

Meals are a fusion of Ecuadorian and international cuisine and are served al- fresco or in the dining room inside. A coffee and tea station, a well-stocked bar, and snacks are also available for passengers.

 

M/S BEAGLE TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

 

Year of construction: 1970

Type: Sailing yacht

Length: 105 ft. brigantine

Beam: 22ft.

Speed: 9 knots

Range: 3000 miles

Capacity: 14 Passengers

Crew: 5 Crew members + 1 Bilingual Guide

Accommodation: 6 double cabins and 1 smaller double with private bathrooms & A/C

Electricity: 1 Koller 33 KW generator-220/110 V, 1 Koller 23 kW generator-220/110 V, 2-12/24 V Battery packs

Water-maker: 35 gallons per hour

Navigation & Safety Equipment: 2 Furuno GPS Navigator Systems, 2 magnetic compasses, 1 EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon), 1 Boston Whaler dinghy, 1 inflatable Caribe dinghy, 2 double kayaks, 1 Elliot 20-person life raft, 1 Shanghai 20-person life raft, 1 cellular telephone (Movistar), 1 satellite telephone (Iridium), 2 Furuno radars (36 N/M), 1 Water Maker desalination plant, 1 70-band HF DSC radio (ICOM), 1 70-band VHF DCC radio (ICOM), 1 Hummingbird VHF radio, 2 portable VHF radios (ICOM), 2 bidirectional ACR radios, 1 vessel positioner (Hunter), 1 ZART ACR radar responder, 1 Furuno Navtex receiver (climate status), 1 Furuno echo-sounding fathometer (500m)

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Your Stay

7 Nights

Full Board Plus - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Activities

Tea, Coffee and Soft Drinks Included

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