The Beluga is a small but surprisingly spacious and comfortable, first-superior class, motor yacht carrying 16 passengers in eight double or twin cabins. The vessel is air-conditioned throughout, and facilities include a lounge, bar, dining area and plenty of deck space. The crew of ten includes a naturalist guide.
The Samba is a tourist-superior class 23-metre traditional steel-hulled motor sailer offering comfortable and spacious accommodation for 14 passengers. There are seven air-conditioned cabins, a lounge, bar and dining area, together with ample open and shaded deck space. She has a crew of six, including a naturalist guide.
Designed originally for polar research, the Akademik Ioffe is modern, comfortable, safe and ice-strengthened. Carrying around 100 passengers, facilities include a fitness room, massage room, sauna and plunge pool. Kayaking, camping, hiking, snowshoeing and skiing are available on most voyages.
The Akademik Sergey Vavilov is an ice-strengthened vessel which started life in Finland as a scientific research vessel, and has since been refitted and refurbished to sail the Polar seas. The ship’s bridge is an excellent place from which to view wildlife, and the on board hot tub is a great addition!
Anahi is a power catamaran yacht, which provides great stability, and is the ideal vessel for passengers with little or no experience at sea. Eight cabins equipped with portrait windows, air-conditioning, lower berths, and a private bathroom, provide comfortable accommodation for Galapagos cruises.
Coral Discoverer, the flagship of the Coral Expeditions fleet, offers the ultimate in small ship expedition cruising around the coastal waters of Australia and Papua New Guinea. Her shallow draft means access to areas larger vessels cannot reach, perfect for exploring the coasts of Tasmania and The Kimberley.
Coral Expeditions I & II are fully equipped for the ultimate expedition cruising experience in Australian coastal waters, and are the ideal choice for discovering the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, Western Australia’s remarkable Kimberley region, Cape York, Arnhem Land and Tasmania.
The Greg Mortimer introduces an exciting new generation of ship for cruising in the Polar regions. Purpose-built for expedition cruising with a uniquely designed ice-strengthened hull to provide a more comfortable voyage, this small ship can venture into remote areas that larger vessels cannot reach.
Island Odyssey is a 21-metre ketch-rigged yacht, designed for cruising the coastlines of British Columbia and Alaska. Originally built as a luxurious private yacht, she has been renovated to update the cabins and all safety systems. Accommodation consists of eight double cabins, showers and a lounge/library.
A 21-metre ketch-rigged yacht, the Island Roamer is large enough for comfort, privacy and safety, yet small enough to create a good atmosphere on board. She features eight private cabins, showers, a large salon and lounge areas. On deck, a large covered seating area provides protection against the elements.
The Island Solitude accommodates 12 guests in large, spacious cabins, each with two lower berths and an en suite bathroom. At 24 metres in length, she has been built locally and specifically designed for cruising the coastline of British Columbia in search of the prolific wildlife to be found there.
For the ultimate treat, this deluxe class motor cruiser is the ideal choice. Its 24 spacious cabins with floor-to-ceiling windows can hold 48 passengers; triple and interconnecting cabins are available for families. La Pinta carries a glass-bottomed boat and sea kayaks, and the crew includes four naturalist guides.
This converted fishing boat/research vessel sails out of Katmai, and is perfect for exploring Alaska’s pristine coastal wilderness. Accommodating just eight people in four cabins, the intimate ‘grizzly ship’ offers ample space, gourmet cuisine and shore excursions by Zodiac inflatables.
The elegant Mary Anne is an environmentally friendly ship with an astonishing 1,000 metres of canvas sail. She accommodates passengers in 12 well-appointed cabins, all with air conditioning and private facilities. On board there is a lounge and bar area, solar deck and outdoor dining area.
Mechudo is a small and exclusive catamaran, beautifully designed and a perfect size to offer great sailing opportunities around Baja. Its legendary name comes from a location near La Paz Bay where a pearl diver named Mechudo mysteriously disappeared after refusing to donate his beautiful pearl to the church.
The Nemo II is a first class sail catamaran accommodating a maximum of 12 passengers in six tastefully designed cabins, each slightly different in size and configuration. There is a common area both inside and out, as well as a small sun deck complete with lounge chairs, and a small bar.
Noorderlicht has a well-balanced two-masted schooner rig and accommodation for 20 passengers in comfortable twin cabins, with ceiling glass. While sailing, passengers are actively encouraged to participate in handling the sails, taking the helm, and being on night watch.
An extremely comfortable and well-equipped Polar expedition vessel, Ocean Nova is one of the leading vessels classified to operate in ice-filled waters. Accommodating around 60 passengers, cabins are outside facing and there is an excellent glass-enclosed forward observation lounge on the top deck.
The ice-strengthened Ortelius is an excellent vessel for expeditions in the Arctic and Antarctic. With the highest ice-class notation, it offers possibilities to travel to remote locations such as the Ross Sea and Franz Josef Land. Flexibility assures maximum wildlife opportunities.
The Plancius accommodates a maximum of 114 passengers in cabins ranging from triple to superior, all with outside view and private facilities. She offers a range of itineraries in Antarctica and the Arctic, and the large open deck spaces offer excellent opportunities to watch wildlife.
The Phinisi Felicia is the largest boat in the Plataran fleet, accommodating 12 guests on board. Built in the traditional Indonesian style with two masts and made from locally-sourced materials, the Phinisi Felicia is the perfect choice to explore the islands of Komodo National Park in comfort.
Small and manoeuvrable, the Polar Pioneer is an ice-strengthened vessel, capable of venturing into remote corners of the world that many larger ships cannot reach. The atmosphere is relaxed and informal, and you will be in the company of an experienced team of expedition experts and crew.
Starting life as the first purpose built expedition cruise vessel for the Polar regions, RCGS Resolute continues with her purpose, sailing 146 passengers in comfort, with an excellent on-board crew to educate on the spectacular wildlife to be found in the Antarctic region.
The Rembrandt van Rijn is a three-masted passenger sailing schooner, well suited for expedition cruising among small islands in the Arctic. She has an experienced crew of seven with two Zodiac inflatables used for shore landings and wildlife viewing in areas that would otherwise be inaccessible.