TIP TOP V

Welcome aboard the TIP TOP V Catamaran

The Tip top V Catamaran is one of the newest yachts. This catamaran has spacious rooms, social areas. Newly built in 2019, the first class Tip Top V catamaran offers fantastic small boat cruises in the Galapagos Islands for just 16 passengers. On the main deck there are 2 double and 2 double cabins. On the upper deck there are two double cabins and 4 double cabins. Each tastefully decorated stateroom has ample storage space, a safe, a hairdryer, individually controlled air conditioning, and a private bathroom. All cabins have ocean views, and the upper deck cabins also have a private balcony.

GALLERY

DECK PLANS

FACILITIES

Guest Accommodation:

  • Main Deck: 2 cabins with one king size bed – Cabins 1 & 2
  • Main Deck: 2 cabins with two single beds – Cabins 3 & 4
  • Upper Deck: 2 cabins with one king size bed – Cabins 5 & 6
  • Upper Deck: 4 cabins with single lower beds – Cabins 7 to 10

Social Areas:

  • Observation & Sund deck
  • Dining room
  • Comfortable Lounge
  • Bar

Crew:

  • 9 members + naturalist multilingual guide
  • Captain
  • Helmsman
  • Engineer
  • Cook
  • Cook Assistant
  • Three sailors
  • Cruise Director
  • Naturalist multilingual guide

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Technical Information
● Length: 34.15
● Beam: 13.05
● Draft: 3.70
● Cruising speed: 12 knots

Safety & Communications System
● (2) 36 nautical mile range Furuno Navnet Radar/Chart Plotter,
● (2) Furuno Eco sounder, GPS, Furuno NX300 Navtex, Furuno SC33-Satellite Fluxgate
compass, Icom M802 HF-MF/DSC Radio,
● (2) Icom M424G VHF/DSC radios, ACR2846 Epirb,
● (2) ACR2914 Sart,
● (2) ACR2828 VHF bi-directional rescue radios, Furuno FA170 Class A AIS, 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 Equipment:
● Twin Baudouin 6W126 Marine Diesel Engines 350 HP.
● Twin 65 KW Baudouin 4W105S Marine Diesel Generators.
● Water Separator, Raritan Marine Sanitation Device sewage treatment system.
● Westfalia Separator Mineral oil Systems.
● WMSQ-2500 Reverse Osmosis desalination system

ITINERARIES

ITINERARY WEST (OPTION 1) - 8 DAYS

FRIDAY
AM: Baltra Airport: Arrival and Transfer to the boat
PM: Santa Cruz: Mosquera Islet (HK)
SATURDAY
AM: Santiago: Sullivan Bay (HK/SN)
PM: Rabida (HK/SN)
SUNDAY
AM: Fernandina: Espinosa Point (HK)
PM: Isabela: Elizabeth Bay (HK)
MONDAY
AM: Isabela: Urbina Bay (HK/SN)
PM: Isabela: Tagus Cove (HK)
TUESDAY
AM: Santiago: Egas Port (HK/SN)
PM: Bartolome (HK/SN)
WEDNESDAY
AM: Chinese Hat (HK/SN)
PM: Santa Cruz: Dragon Hill (HK/SN)
THURSDAY
AM: Santa Cruz: Highlands (HK)
PM: Santa Cruz: Breeding Center Fausto Llerena (HK)
FRIDAY
AM: North Seymour (HK/SN)
Baltra: Transfer to the Airport

ITINERARY EAST (OPTION 2) - 8 DAYS

FRIDAY
AM: Baltra Airport: Arrival and Transfer to the boat
PM: Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach (HK)
SATURDAY
AM: Genovesa: Darwin Bay (HK/SN)
PM: Genovesa: Prince Phillip Steps (HK/SN)
SUNDAY
AM: South Plazas (HK)
PM: Santa Fe (HK)
MONDAY
AM: Santa Cruz: Highlands (HK)
PM: Santa Cruz: Interpretation Center Fausto Llerena (HK)
TUESDAY
AM: Floreana: Post Office By / Baroness Lookout (HK/ SN)
PM: Floreana: Cormorant Point / Champion Islet (SN/HK)
WEDNESDAY
AM: Española: Suarez Point (HK)
PM: Española: Gardner Bay / Osborn Islet (HK/SN)
THURSDAY
AM: San Cristobal: Kicker Rock / Witch Hill (HK/SN/PR)
PM: San Cristobal: interpretation center (HK)
FRIDAY
AM: Santa Cruz: Black Turtle Cove (SN/PR)
Baltra: Transfer to the Airport

ITINERARY EAST (OPTION 2) - 5 DAYS

MONDAY
AM: Baltra Airport: Arrival and Transfer to the boat
PM: Santa Cruz: Interpretation Center Fausto Llerena (HK)
TUESDAY
AM: Floreana: Post Office By / Baroness Lookout (HK/ SN)
PM: Floreana: Cormorant Point / Champion Islet (SN/HK)
WEDNESDAY
AM: Española: Suarez Point (HK)
PM: Española: Gardner Bay / Osborn Islet (HK/SN)
THURSDAY
AM: San Cristobal: Kicker Rock / Witch Hill (HK/SN/PR)
PM: San Cristobal: interpretation center (HK)
FRIDAY
AM: Santa Cruz: Black Turtle Cove (SN/PR)
Baltra: Transfer to the Airport

2023  TIP TOP V YACHT PRICES PER PERSON

DURATION OF CRUISE 4 DAYS 5 DAYS 8 DAYS
LOWER DECK / CABINS 1 - 6 $3192 USD $3964 USD $5685 USD
UPPER DECK / CABINS 7 - 10 $3533 USD $4421 USD $6400 USD

RATES INCLUDED:

  • Accommodation as confirmed.
  • All mentioned meals (full-board); filtered water, tea and coffee.
  • All guided excursions and activities as mentioned in the itinerary by a National Park certified naturalist guide.
  • Beach towels and snorkelling gear (snorkel, mask, flippers; optional wet-suits for hire).

RATES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Round-trip flight to the Galapagos.
  • Soft and alcoholic drinks.
  • Galapagos National Park entrance fee and Transit Control Card (currently $120, subject to change).
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Personal expenses, extras and tipping.

GENERAL CONDITIONS:

  • Itinerary subject to change in case of unforeseen situations or request by the National Park
  • Please note we cannot guarantee the encounter of specific elusive species
    Solo travellers are allowed to book a twin cabin on shared basis. 
  • The cabin will be shared with another traveller of the same gender.