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MC Athala II
ABOUT THE MC ATHALA II - in their own words:
The MC ATHALA II is perfect for those in search of a comfortable adventure in the Galapagos. Experience comfort and service as can be found on the MV Eclipse, elevating the Athala II experience to a new level of Galapagos adventure standards.
Eight ample, comfortable cabins with large picture windows, four of which have a balcony.
One time, fully stocked mini-bar in the cabin as well as a welcome bottle of champagne and a fruit basket.
Spacious social areas including a large dining room, lounge with modern technology for presentations and al fresco area with outdoor bar.
Large sundeck with plenty of lounge chairs, new Jacuzzi and newly installed retractable awnings to provide shaded areas.
There is a dedicated cruise director on board for every cruise.
Delicious and varied gastronomy catering to practically all preferences. Non-alcoholic beverages included throughout the cruise.
Eco-oriented: Currently in the process of obtaining Smart Voyager certification, beginning with a complete waste-water treatment plant and including biodegradable soaps and shampoos for guests and use of biodegradable cleaning materials on board.
|Year of construction||totally refurbished by Eclipse October 2011|
|Type||luxury motor catamaran|
|Gross tonnage||320 tons|
|Accommodations||4 upper deck cabins and 4 main deck cabins with private balcony (min 175 sq feet)|
|Main engines||2 John Deere 6081 AFM 300 HP|
|Max speed||12 knots|
|Electricity||110 volts AC / 60 Hz|
|Water maker||2000 gallons / day|
|Exterior||mature teakwood flooring|
|Crew||10 + 1 naturalist bilingual guide|
|Safety & Navigation||All equipment meets / exceeds the
international SOLAS standard; 2x 20-man life craft, Navnex,
2 GPS, sonar, 2 naval radars, fire detection and prevention systems