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Cormorant: Newest Galapagos Yacht
July 19th, 2011
This Tuesday, July 12th 2011, Haugan Cruises hosted the inauguration of its newest Galapagos catamaran, M/C Cormorant, at the Naval Yacht Club Pier in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
The ceremony opened with a speech from Haugan’s Director of Marketing and Sales, and concluded with a toast from the company’s Vice President.
Present at the event were Haugan Cruises staff, the yacht’s crew, local and international agency representatives and special guests.
The Cormorant is a Luxury Power Motor Catamaran and is now the highlight of the Haugan Cruise Prestige Collection.
The new boat contains two suites, two double staterooms, four connected cabins, and high-end service. Amenities include a hot tub, an ample sun deck, two bars, an indoor and outdoor dining space and lounge.
The name of the yacht comes from a popular Galapagos bird:The Flightless Cormorant. It isthe only cormorant in the world that haslost its abilityto fly; it isagreat swimmer and hunts eels, small octopi, and other fish near the sea floor.
Now that the yacht has been officially inaugurated as part of the Haugan Cruises Fleet, the M/C Cormorant will be hitting the waters to make its way to Galapagos and will be servicing its first group of passengers in Galapagos by the end of this month.
See more information about this spectacular new yacht or inquire about reservations with our professional trip advisors. Use our free trip planning service to get your reservation on the Cormorant booked today!
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