- year built
- 113 feet
- 43 feet
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- cruising speed
- 15 knots
The 16-guest mega-catamaran Ocean Spray offers premier performance and comfort in Galapagos cruising. The elegant, modern design includes a spacious sundeck with Jacuzzi, al fresco dining, ample social areas and spacious cabins each with a private balcony. Her speed, comfort, top guides, the stand-up paddleboard and kayaks on board and itinerary make Ocean Spray perfect for active, luxury Galapagos Island cruises.
Ocean Spray Review
AdventureSmith Explorations’ Ocean Spray review includes a detailed description of the small ship including deck plans and a photo gallery. Our small ship cruise experts have been aboard nearly every first-class vessel in the Galapagos Islands. Please read our Ocean Spray review below then contact our experts to compare the Ocean Spray with other small cruise ships, yachts and catamarans offering Galapagos cruises and private Galapagos yacht charters.
Choose the Ocean Spray for her private yacht feel that features crisp, clean, nautical decor, teak decks and inviting social spaces ensure you’re well taken care of. This Galapagos catamaran is designed for stability and comfort. Explore the archipelago in style and enjoy quiet moments on your private balcony. A service-minded crew and top notch guides round out the experience.
Common Areas Aboard Ocean Spray
A highlight of the Galapagos Ocean Spray is her ample deck space for sunning, wildlife viewing and al fresco dining. Relax on padded lounge chairs or cap off a long active day in the elevated Jacuzzi. Indoors, relax in the luxurious lounge with large view windows, use Ocean Spray’s laptops, browse the onboard library or dine on fine regional cuisine in the dining room, also with a view. Crew and guides include the captain, a bilingual Galapagos National Park naturalist guide, a quality control manager and eight other crew (first mate, chef, sous chef, engineer, assistant engineer, sailor, barman, housekeeper). All equipment aboard Ocean Spray meets or exceeds the international SOLAS standard; satellite phone is available.
Activities Aboard Ocean Spray
Snorkeling gear and wetsuits are available for use aboard Ocean Spray, as are kayaks and a stand-up paddleboard for further exploring the Galapagos Islands up close, off ship. Daily excursions with naturalist guides include hikes to view points and along beaches. Also available on board are yoga mats, kettlebells, dumbbells, binoculars and a laser pointer for stargazing
Sustainability Aboard Ocean Spray
All guests aboard Ocean Spray travel knowing their carbon emissions are offset through CanopyCo, an Ecuadorian-based organization managed by local and European professionals dedicated to reforesting Ecuador’s native forests for the benefit of the climate, the local community and, of course, Ecuador’s phenomenal flora and fauna. Ocean Spray’s entire operation has been included in the offsets, from the fuel used by the engines on board the catamaran to the bus rides its staff take to work. Aboard Ocean Spray, you can rest assured that from the moment you arrive in the Galapagos Islands to the moment you leave, the impact of your carbon footprint will be a net zero.
Ocean Spray is also one of the main supporters of the Simon Bolivar Volunteer Program, which helps to find and place volunteers into worthy projects throughout Ecuador and Galapagos. The charitable projects are varied and include: health programs, child welfare, environmental projects, animal welfare, agricultural education and professional internships.
Cabins & Deck Plan Aboard Ocean Spray
Ocean Spray features 8 double staterooms and 1 single cabin, all with private balconies. There are 4 double cabins each on the Main Deck and the Upper Deck. In addition, there is 1 single cabin of 194 square feet on the Upper Deck, which is is available for an odd-numbered group. There is a sofa bed in one cabin for children under 12 years old traveling with their parents. Amenities include Ecuadorian-sourced, organic Oilosophy bathroom products; hair dryers and safety deposit boxes. Electrical outlets are 220/110v.