- Ship Highlights
- Passengers : 18
- Includes Isabela & Fernandina Islands
- Kayaking available
- Child discounts
M/Y Grace has journeyed the waters of this world under many names but has been rechristened with a name that takes her years back into her history; to the very best of her times. Named after her late owner, Her Serene Highness Princess Grace of Monaco, the name is a representation of her elegance, beauty and prestige.
Grace is the ideal yacht for the traveler who seeks a true explorer experience, complemented with excellent service, superb accommodations and fine dining. All who travel aboard this yacht will be part of a unique mission: to bring to life the natural living legacy of the islands through an experience unlike any other in Galapagos. With one naturalist guide for every 9 guests on a full ship, all who travel on board this yacht will be part of a mission to bring to life the natural living legacy of the islands.
On Board the Grace
Grace features a main salon equipped with a bar, TV/Video system and stereo system. Passengers can choose to eat inside, in the interior dining room or they can eat outside in the al-fresco dining area. The sundeck has a bar and plenty of space to be in the open air. Guests can also relax in the front of the boat where the jacuzzi and sun chairs are located.
Grace features a jacuzzi, sea kayaks, snorkeling gear and wetsuits onboard. The yacht offers ample outside resting areas as well as inside & al-fresco dining. Wide variety of books available in the library as well as as various board games and movies for children.
Two dives are included for certified divers. Includes all equipment and wetsuit. Please inquire for more information.
Kids Club with activities like star-gazing and movie nights are offered for Family Oriented departures. Child-oriented guides who organize learning activities and provide children with a kids expedition journal are placed specifically for departures with children. Children Menus especially prepared for family departures.
Meals and Dining
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served buffet style either in the interior dining room or in the al-fresco dining area. All meals are served in wholesome quantities and in a variety of menus with tropical exotic fruits always available. Special menus like vegetarian, lacto/ovo intolerant, etc. can be catered to upon request. Special children's menus also available during Family Oriented cruises.
Accommodations on board the Grace
Grace offers 2 Master Suites, 2 Twin Suites and 5 Premium Staterooms of up to 19 square meters (200 square feet) with private facilities, individual climate controls, safe boxes, telephones and plenty of storage space for clothing and luggage.
All staterooms have private bathrooms with hair dryers, amenities and ample space to store toiletries.
M/Y Grace abides under all international standards of Safety for a Galapagos cruise ship of its type. It is ISM certified and is equipped with an emergency alarm system, 2 emergency life rafts for 16 pax each, emergency life vests, fog horns, a PA system, smoke detectors, a sprinkler system and fire extinguishers. All emergency equipment is SOLAS certified.
- LOA: 145 feet
- Beam: 22.1 feet
- Engines: 8 cylinder - Twin Deutz - 500 bhp ea.
- Generator: 2 Caterpillar 75KW ea.
- Builder: South Hampton, England
- Cruising Speed: 12 knots
- Crew: 9 crew plus naturalist guides and cruise director
- Communication Equipment: UHF, VHF radio, Satellite phones
- Electricity: 110 volts AC / 60 Hz: 2 flat prongs
- Comfort Equipment: Air Renewal System, Air conditioning throughout, TV / CD / VHS/DVD , boutique, Jacuzzi
- Onboard Safety Equipment: EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon), 2 x 16 person open sea life rafts, life jackets, flares and signals, fire extinguishing system, and sprinkler system throughout the vesse. Safety Onboard equipment on board either meets or exceeds USA Coast Guard regulations
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Beyond Darwin's Footsteps
|Twin Cabin: C,3,4,5|
Premium Stateroom, Twin Beds, private bath.
|Double Cabin: C1, 2|
Premium Stateroom, Double Bed, private bath.
|Twin Cabin: A 2,3|
Ocean view Suite; Twin Beds, private bath.
|Suite: A 1,4|
Ocean view Suite; Double Bed, private bath.