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Identical Twin Galapagos Catamarans M/C Archipell I & M/C Archipell II
Identical Twin Galapagos Catamarans M/C Archipell I & M/C Archipell II

The M/C Archipell I and II are identical twin sister catamarans offering hi-spec accommodation and a wealth of indoor and outdoor space, making them a great choice for your Galapagos cruise.

The M/C Archipell I and II were built in 2003 and 2005 respectively. Identical in design, they both have eight large cabins, two configured as doubles and the others with twin beds. All have picture windows, lots of storage space, air-conditioning and ensuite bathrooms.

All eight cabins are on the main deck and are the same size, with only the bed configurations different (matronial, double or twin), all with lower beds (i.e., no bunk beds). All have windows with sea views, rather than port holes, clothes closet, safe and bathroom with hot and cold running water.

When not out exploring the islands, you’ll be able to relax, taking your pick of the communal areas. Sit back and leaf through a book in the lounge, or enjoy a drink at the bar as you chat with other travellers. The sun deck is just the place to unwind, doze in the heat and recharge your batteries before your next excursion.

M/C Archipell I and II highlights
•Accommodates 16 passengers
•Air-conditioned private cabins
•Plenty of communal areas to relax
•Delicious international and Ecuadorian cuisine
•Bilingual naturalist guide

Key Features
  •Fully air-conditioned
  •Bilingual naturalist guide
  •Private bathrooms
  •Diving platform
  •Great food and service
  •Diving gear rental (snorkel + wetsuit)

Technical Specifications
Category
First Class
Years Built
(I) 2003 & (II) 2005
Type
Power Motor Catamaran
Gross Tonnage
260 tons
Length
88.58 feet / 26.80 meters
Beam
36.08 feet / 10.80 meters
Draft
4.75 feet / 1.45 meters
Engines
Cummins IMO 250 hp each
Generators/Electrical
(2) auxiliary generators (IMO) generating electric power 110v and 220v AC/DC
Decks/Social Areas

(3) Sun, Main, Lower:
•Sun Deck: Observation Platform and Lounge Chairs
•Main Deck: Bridge, Lounge Area, Dining Room & (8) Cabins,
•Lower Deck: Service and Crew Area

Cabins

•Main Deck: (8) Cabins:
(2) Matrimonials
(4) Twins
(2) Twins or (2) Matrimonials
All cabins with private bathrooms, hot water and air-conditioning.

Diving Platform
Rear: 3 meters x 11 meters
Speed
10 Knots Cruising
Capacity
16 Passengers
Safety & Navigation

•4 miles Furuno Radar GPS
•Satellite navigator
•Depth finder
•HF- VHF, Valise Satellite Radio
•Depth sounder
•Satellite cell phone
•Smoke and fire detectors, ABC fire control system
•Zodiacs and life jackets.

Crew
(8) Members plus (1) bilingual nature guide II/III

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