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PACIFIC YELLOWFIN: A yacht of distinction for an unforgettable voyage in spectacular British Columbia, Canada.
Cruise the BC coast aboard this classic luxury yacht in some of the world's best cruising grounds. Take a luxury culinary cruise through BC's beautiful Gulf Islands, sampling some of the region's finest organic fare. Discover the warm and sunny marine playground of Desolation Sound. For the ultimate wildlife adventure, see humpback and killer whales, bears, sea lions, seals and porpoises on an eco-tour cruising through the Great Bear Rainforest.
Built as a coastal freighter for the US Army during World War II, this classic wooden boat has led an exciting life with stints ranging from spy ship to research vessel to houseboat. She was painstakingly refit in 2003 and now boasts all the amenities of a luxury expedition yacht while retaining her unique character.
Discover the cozy warmth of gleaming teak, mahogany, and oak in traditional design. Indigenous Pacific Northwest Douglas Fir forms the table in the main salon where guests can recount their daily adventures with friends and family over a glass of wine. Pacific Yellowfin blends seamlessly with its natural environs as she incorporates all elements of West Coast culture in her presentation and services.
One of Vancouver's leading interior design firms, Robert Ledinghan, created a superb decor. Combining gourmet cuisine and selected fine wines, the Pacific Yellowfin offers the finest in hospitality. A full array of tenders, water toys, kayaks, motorized scooters and mountain bikes allow a full experience of the area, both afloat and ashore.
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PACIFIC YELLOWFIN Crew Profile
PACIFIC YELLOWFIN Specifications
PACIFIC YELLOWFIN Testimonials
The trip ranked up near or at the top of the trips we have taken with our family. The crew was incredible displaying a genuine interest in making sure every detail was address and that everyone had a ball. Colin has assembled a very eclectic group of amenities on Pacific Yellowfin which I don?t think could be easily replicated elsewhere. I believe that the itinerary covered some of the most beautiful places on earth. Our family was exposed to activities that we had not previously experienced. From motor biking on the islands to the 40 foot waterslide to gathering our own oysters the verdict by my family and friends was unanimous! Guilty of having too much fun! Thanks so much for referring us to Colin! We highly recommend this trip to anyone! - 2 US families, August 2011
The trip was a total success. Things could not have been much better with the Yellowfin. Her accommodations and her crew were just as I had hoped if not a bit better. The food was very good and the chef was flexible enough to satisfy everyone. Colin and the crew ensured that we never wanted for any activity. Their intimate knowledge of the area is priceless as is their unending patience with the kids. We have chartered several times in the past and can say without doubt that Colin and his crew are the best ever.
A tremendous experience. Beautiful scenery, excellent accommodations, superior captain and crew, and delicious food. This trip was a wonderful adventure for us.
Thanks, thanks, thanks. I am so happy I had the chance to discover this beautiful area. I think words are not enough to describe the breathtaking scenery. The trip was fabulous and so perfect. Life on board is peaceful. The Pacific Yellowfin is an interesting yacht, extremely comfortable and stable. She is maintained in an amazing condition by her wonderful crew! Captain Colin is a very nice and attentive man, and lover of his beautiful area.
Hello Colin and the rest of the FABULOUS crew! We hope your next charters have been fun. Our week with all of you was definitely the best trip of ALL of our lives! You, the crew, were so wonderful and ready to try all of our ideas! We loved you all! You were accommodating, fun, and always happy! Thank you all for that! And the boat was the perfect one for our family; comfortable and with all the right 'toys". And the food: well, what can I say!? It was ALL delicious/perfect size portions and beautifully presented! We miss the meals! So you will definitely see us again!! Have a wonderful end of your summer and we will be in touch! Thank you again from all of us for a truly memorable vacation! ? Family from
PACIFIC YELLOWFIN Specifications
|LENGTH||114ft (34.7m)||BEAM||30ft (9.1m)||DRAFT||12ft 0in (3.7m)|
|YEAR BUILT||1943||BUILDER||Billings Shipyard of Maine||DESIGNER||H. C. Hansen|
|GUESTS||12||CREW||Captain Colin Griffinson + 4||REFIT||2003|
|SPEED||10kts / 10kts||STABILISERS||None||FLAG||Canada|
|ENGINES||Original Atlas Imperial|
PACIFIC YELLOWFIN Accommodations
PACIFIC YELLOWFIN can accommodate 12 guests in 4 cabins. The Master cabin has a queen size bed, a single bed, shower and toilet. A Guest cabin has a queen size bed, bath/tub, shower and toilet. A Guest cabin has a double bed, 2 single beds, shower and toilet. A Guest cabin has a double bed, a pullman, shower and toilet. Crew has a separate companionway, heads and shower.
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