DelphinusDelphinus explores the waters of Alaska and British Columbia during the summer, then comes to California for ocean whale watching and Bay and Delta cruising. A comfortable, 50-foot custom trawler, she has been refitted for educational cruises. Large windows provide panoramic viewing from inside the saloon and pilot house. Outside, the spacious main deck and flying bridge allow outstanding viewing and ease of movement.

Delphinus is certified by the U.S. Coast Guard to carry 32 passengers. On day trips we carry a maximum of 32 passengers. On overnight trips we carry a maximum of 8 passengers and 4 crew.

Speakers throughout the boat (inside & out) make it easy to speak to the entire group. Photo and video presentation equipment make her especially suitable for seminars and educational excursions.

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SambaSamba is a classic traditional steel hulled motor yacht built in Holland as a private yacht. With a capacity of 14 passengers, this spacious yacht features comfortable accommodations and ample open and shaded deck space. The cabins have private facilities and air conditioning. A crew of six provide personal service, and delicious Ecuadorian and international cuisine is served in the saloon or on deck.

Samba's cruising speed is 9 knots and her maintenance and safety equipment meet the highest standards. She has a 2500 mile range, steadying sails and watermaker.

  • LOA 78 feet, Beam 18 feet
  • Twin DAF diesel engines
  • 220 HP twin generators for 110V & 220V
  • Furuno radar
  • Depth sounder
  • VHS and SSB radios
  • 2 tenders and outboards
  • Color TV, video equipment

River Dolphin

River DolphinM/V River Dolphin is a twin engine 57 ft catamaran style vessel with both upper and lower deck seating. Up to 42 passengers can be accommodated at table and bench seating in the main salon area. This USCG vessel is equipped with 24 mile radar, a good sound system, and excellent visibility from most parts of the boat.

There is a set of stairs to the upper deck, but the aft deck boarding area is almost at dock level with 2 steps down to the main salon. Hand rails and grips are arranged around the boat for ease of movement.

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The Boats

The boats are all outfitted with the latest safety equipment and maintained to the highest standards. The captains and crew have years of experience navigating and cruising the waters our trips explore.