Style: First Class Guests: 18
The MY Grace is an iconic and historically profound yacht rewarding its 18 guests with an exciting insight into the past whilst travelling through the Galapagos Islands. The iconic ship has had an impressive history having been owned by millionaire tycoons, chosen by Grace Kelly, the princess of Monaco for her honeymoon and time spent in the British Navy during World War II. All of the passengers on board will feel like royalty with top service, delightful cuisine and an air of intimacy. The ship has a heavy focus on Galapagos immersion, with well throughout itineraries and naturalist guides with over fifteen years of experience sharing their knowledge. The expanded deck space offers plenty of comfortable spaces for you to relax and enjoy the beauty of the Galapagos Islands and what makes this region so special. With a focus on environmental sustainability, the yacht is single-use plastic free and pride themselves on offering a small group experience away from the crowds. Your days spent on the MY Grace can consist of kayaking, walks and hikes, snorkeling and zodiac rides along with the optional extra of scuba diving. If you’re looking for a special and unforgettable experience in the Galapagos, the MY Grace offers precisely that.
Named after the Princess who enjoyed this yacht for her honeymoon, the Grace Kelly Suite is fit for royalty. With a king sized bed to relax and unwind in after a busy day exploring the Galapagos Islands, two night stands with personal light controllers, plenty of drawers and shelves to store your belongings and a writing desk, no detail is spared. The Grace Kelly Suite is fitted with large windows to wake up to the beautiful scenery right outside your window. With a space of 17 square metres the suite is big enough to ensure your comfort sailing through the Galapagos Islands. The Grace Kelly Suite is serviced by a private bathroom.
The two Master Suites on board the Albert Deck are equipped with a luxurious queen bed along with ample storage and creature comforts. The large windows allow an abundance of natural light to flow through and it is thoughtfully designed with wood themes and natural tones. A sitting area makes an enjoyable spot to enjoy a morning or afternoon coffee and let the islands pass you by. The Albert Deck Master Suites measure between 16.5-18 square kilometres including private bathrooms.
The two Albert Deck twin suites are fantastic for those wanting twin beds without sparing quality and luxury. The rooms measure 12.8 square kilometres allowing passengers enough space to relax after a busy day adventuring in the Galapagos Islands. There is a shared night stand along with an abundance of shelves and two drawers. The rooms have port holes to keep an eye on the islands along with private bathrooms.
The Premium Staterooms on the Carolina Deck have two portholes to let in the natural light and the beauty of the Galapagos. Two bedside tables with drawers give it’s guests ample storage along with shelving. A seat lets you sit back and relax and ponder about your day. The Premium staterooms are a great place to relax and lay your head after a busy day exploring and nice to come back too after spending time in the communal areas.
With comfortable twin beds in the premium staterooms on the Carolina deck, you are ensured comfortable nights rest on board the MY Grace. You can enjoy plenty of storage for all of your belongings and bedside lamps so you can read and catch up before you go to bed. Potholes are your view to the outside world and help to bring in natural light.
Al-Fresco Bar and Lounge
Inside Bar with Coffee Station
Stern Resting Area
All meals and snacks throughout the cruise
Guides & activities throughout the cruise
All transfers (shared with the group) while in Galapagos
Soft drinks, juice, coffee and tea throughout the cruise
Use of snorkeling equipment & wetsuits
Use of kayaks
Type: Motor Yacht / Expedition Vessel
Length Overall: 44 metres
Beam: 7 metres
Engines: 8 cylinder – Twin Deutz – 500 bhp each
Generators: 2 Caterpillar 75KW each.
Builder: Camper & Nicholsons: South Hampton, England
Cruising Speed: 12 knots
Crew: 9 crew members, 2 naturalist guides, 1 cruise director
Navigation Equipment: 72 mile Furuno Radar 19-53 CBB Navnet, Furuno GPS satellite navigator system, Furuno Depth Sounder, Simrad HS50 Electronic Girocompass, speed and distance log, compasses, barometres, forward looking echo sounder.
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 systems throughout the vessel. Safety equipment on board either meet or exceed the USA Coast Guard regulations.
Comfort Equipment: Air Renewal System, Air conditioning throughout, TV / CD / VHS / DVD, boutique, Jacuzzi
Communications: Equipment: UHF, VHF radio, Satellite phones
Electricity: 110 volts AC / 60 Hz: 2 flat prongs