Tip Top II Catamaran

Our M/C Tip Top II was built in 2008 and redesigned in 2015-2016 to offer the highest level of comfort and the best experience in the Islands.

Technical Information

  • Length: 104 feet
  • Beam: 40 feet
  • Draft: 5 feet
  • Cruising speed: 12 knots

Safety & Communications System:

  • (2) 24 mile range Furuno Navnet Radar/Chart Plotter
  • (2) Furuno-FCV620 Eco sounder, GPS, Furuno NX300 Navtex, Furuno SC-Satellite Fluxgate compass, Icom M802 HF-MF/DSC Radio
  • (2) Icom M506 VHF/DSC radios, ACR Epirb, ACR Sart
  • (2) ACR VHF bi directional rescue radios, Ritchie Magnetic Compass, hydraulic helm, barometer, clock, thermometer, helm indicator, searchlight, horn, fire & smoke detector system
  • (2) Viking inflatable life rafts for 25 passengers each one
  • (30) life jackets
  • Twin 17 feet Caribe Nautica Inflatable boats with 25 HP four stroke outboard motors for 12 passengers each one

All safety equipment complies with International Coast Guard regulations.

Mechanic Equipmment:

Twin Detroit Diesel MTU 350 HP main engines. Twin 60 KW John Deere/Marathon (M) electric generators. Water Separator, Raritan Marine Sanitation Device sewage treatment system. Westfalia Separator Mineral oil Systems. WMSQ-2500 Reverse Osmosis desalination system.

Capacity:

16 passengers

Cabins:

16 passengers accommodated in 10 cabins:

Each cabin has:

  • Private bathroom (toilet, shower, washbasin and vanity)
  • Locker and drawers
  • Hair dryer
  • Safety box
  • Air conditioned

Guest Accommodation:

Main Deck: (2)

  • cabins with one single lower berths – Cabins 1 & 2

Main Deck: (4)

  • cabins with two single lower berths – Cabins 3 to 6

Upper Deck: (2)

  • cabins with two single lower beds – Cabins 7 & 8

Upper Deck: (2)

  • Cabins with one king size berth – Cabins 9 & 10

Social Areas (main deck):

  • Bar or  can sunbathe in the sundeck
  • Dinning room
  • Comfortable Lounge

Crew:

8 members:

  • Captain
  • Bilingual naturalist guide
  • Engineer
  • International cook
  • Barman & waitress
  • Two sailors

Video

 

Deck Plan

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Include

Our passengers will have different visits to the islands according to the established itinerary with a bilingual naturalist guide. The naturalist guides on board are trained for the excursions and certified by the Galapagos National Park. Our passengers can discover the unique Galapagos marine life while snorkeling, panga raiding or kayaking in a friendly and familiar atmosphere. Our guests can read books about the Galapagos Islands, enjoy the selected movies or have fun with the games on board.
Our eight experienced crew members will provide a personalized service to each guest. Our chef will combine Ecuadorian and International cuisine to create delicious dishes. We will always have complementary: purified water, coffee or herbal teas that can be consumed free of charge.

Itinerary

Summary

OPTION 1

No Day AM PM
1 Friday  Baltra Mosquera Islet
2 Saturday Sullivan Bay (Santiago Island)  Rabida
3 Sunday Espinoza Point Elizabeth Bay
4 Monday Urbina Bay Tagus Cove 
5 Tuesday Egas Port Bartolome
6 Wednesday Chinese H Dragon Hill
7 Thursday Santa Cruz Highlands Interpretation Center Fausto Llerena
8 Friday  North Seymour / Baltra

OPTION 2

No Day AM PM
1 Friday  Baltra Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz Island)
2 Saturday Darwin Bay Prince Phillip´s Steps
3 Sunday South Plaza  Santa Fe
4 Monday Interpretation Center Jacinto Gordillo  B.Moreno Port / Cerro Brujo / Kicker Rock
5 Tuesday Baroness Viewpoint / Post Office Bay  Asilo de la Paz / Cormorant Point / Devil´s Crown
6 Wednesday Suárez Point  Gardner Islet / Osborn Islet / Gardner Bay 
7 Thursday  Santa Cruz Highlands Interpretation Center Fausto Llerena
8 Friday  Black Turtle Cove / Baltra

 

THESE ITINERARIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT A PREVIOUS NOTICE, DUE OPERATIONAL REASONS, WEATHER CONDITIONS OR BY THE AUTHORITIES OF THE GALAPAGOS NATIONAL PARK.