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Luxury Catamaran M/C Petrel
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Luxury Catamaran M/C Petrel

The best way to see the Galapagos Islands is on board a luxury cruise, and the newly built (2015) M/C Petrel is a proud addition to the Haugan Cruises Galapagos fleet. Guests travel in comfort to the different islands, where they have up-close encounters with blue-footed boobies, iguanas, giant tortoises, whales and more.

One of the newest ships in Galapagos, the M/C Petrel offers a first-class way to visit these magical islands. Named after a sea bird common to Galapagos, the M/C Petrel is like its namesake: elegant, swift and silent at sea. A motorized catamaran, the M/C Petrel is designed for comfort and stability and is outfitted with spacious cabins, a comfortable lounge, and Jacuzzi.

On the M/C Petrel, the emphasis is on the remarkable Natural History of Galapagos. All of the guides are knowledgeable about biology and ecology in addition to having excellent language skills and client reviews.

Key Features:
•Private balcony
•Luxurious interiors
•Ample social areas and Jacuzzi
•Bilingual Naturalist Guide
•The best visitor sites
•The most stable
•The sleekest and fastest

•Main Deck:
4 double cabins (334 ft² / 32 mt²)

•Upper Deck:
4 double cabins (248 ft² / 23 mt²)
1 single cabin (194 ft² / 18 mt²)

•Sun Deck:
Jacuzzi (Please check with your Guide and Quality Control Manager for our Jaccuzi schedules.)

•All with private balcony

Technical Specifications:
Year of construction: Summer 2015
Type: Power Motor Catamaran
Length: 113 ft / 34 mts
Beam: 43 ft / 13 mts
Draft: 4 ft / 1 mts
Gross tonnage: 170 tons
Capacity: 16 passengers
Main engines: MTU-DDC Series 60
Generators: John Deere 4.5 lt
Max speed: 15 knots
Electricity: 110 volts AC / 60 Hz
Exterior: GFRP (fiber reinforce polymer)

Safety & Navigation:
All equipment meets or exceeds the international SOLAS standard:
•2x 20-man life raft
•2 GPS
•Depth Sounder
•2 naval radars
•Fire detection and prevention systems etc.

•Bilingual Galapagos National Park Naturalist Guide
•Quality Control Manager
•8 other crew (First Mate, Chef, Sous Chef, Engineer, Assistant Engineer, Sailor, Barman, Housekeeper)

Available Gear:
•Snorkeling Gear
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