Your trusted Yacht Agency in the Galapagos

Combining continental-level service and local expertise to deliver everything needed for an enjoyable visit to the Galapagos.

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Don't Leave Your Cruise in the Galapagos to Chance

Visiting the Galapagos is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and you should not miss a single moment because of problems obtaining cruising permits or unexpected boating problems. Leaving the important details to chance is a huge risk.

Partner with Yacht Agents Galapagos (Y.A.G.) for an unforgettable and stress-free cruise. We serve sailing vessels and yachts of any size.

Our local agents provide a full-range of marine services and are accustomed to working with a demanding, international clientele.

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Yacht Fuel & Bunkering

Fuel provisioning in the Galapagos is strictly controlled by the Ecuadorian government. Y.A.G. acts as your gatekeeper to the archipelago by providing streamlined bunkering services.

Yacht Fuel &

Bunkering

Excursions & Dive Tours

Explore the second-largest marine reserve in the world. The underwater beauty of the Galapagos is unique, yet diving in this area is challenging. We can help your group safely navigate the cool waters and strong currents around the islands, making sure the experience is enjoyable as well as exciting.

Excursions &

Dive Tours

cruising permits & fees

Each private sailing boat and motor yacht, of any size, visiting the Galapagos Islands must have a valid Entry Permit (Autografo) issued by the government in Ecuador. Y.A.G. handles the request process and fees for Galapagos Permit and registers your vessel's cruise itinerary with Galapagos National Park.

Cruising Permits

& Fees

PROVISIONS

The Galapagos islands are remote and isolated by hundreds of miles of open ocean waters. But your yacht won't feel so far from everything. Yacht Agents Galapagos arranges and delivers a fresh selection of provisions and imported products.

Provisions

CONCIERGE SERVICES

Every yachting excursion should be unforgettable. Yacht Agents Galapagos makes the best of your time on the islands with private transportation arrangements, luxury reservations, special deliveries, and customized itineraries.

Concierge

Services

Partner with Yacht Agents Galapagos

We are your local source for information, smooth handling of cruising arrangements and high-quality yacht services. The process is easy!

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1 - Contact Us

Request a quote for your trip or fill out our contact form to get started.

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2 - Select your Package

Choose from our 3 packages or build your own for the needs of your guests, crew and vessel.

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3 - Enjoy the Galapagos!

Let us handle the details so you can relax and explore this unique paradise.

Why visitors love Yacht Agents Galapagos

Yacht owners and sailors alike appreciate the professionalism, clear communications, quick response and affordable services provided by Javier and his team at Yacht Agents Galapagos.

Cindy Cream Puff

"We visited Galapagos in April 2020 for just over a month. We hired Javier Plua Rizzo. He and his team were nothing short of fabulous.

 

Javier is quick to respond to all inquiries and works hard to resolve any questions or issues. He meets each cliente personally and asks how they can improve their services. We highly recommend Javier at Yacht Agents Galapagos, he goes above and beyond to make the Galapagos experience easier and memorable"

Cindy

SY Cream Puff

Gargoyle

"We sailed to the Galapagos Islands in September of 2020. Javier was incredibly responsive, knowledgeable and helpful. He far exceeded any expectations and made our entry to the Galapagos a simple and enjoyable process. He and his team on San Cristobal, Isabella and Santa Cruz where there to assist with all the formalities of port entry/exit, tours, best restaurant and have an incedible abundances of knowledge".

Kevin and Carla Nash

SY Gargoyle

CharlesFerault_Aquarius

"With Javier, everything was perfect. He speaks perfect English and provided us with handy information about fueling, anchoring, what to do and what not to do, etc. He was always available whenever we had a problem or a question".

Charles Ferault

SY Aquarius

Cruising packages in the Galapagos

Y.A.G. helps vessels navigate the labyrinth of bureaucracy to get the Galapagos permit requires for all visitng boats and yachts. Our local knowledge, together with international work experience, makes us the most trusted choice for owners and crew.

Vessels crossing the Pacific from Panama to the Marquesas must stop in the Galapagos to refuel and restock supplies. In this case, Y.A.G. provides bunkering assistance, as well as a full range of marine services for sailling yachts and superyachts of any length.

Sailing Yachts

starting at

$990,00 + TAX

Refueling Stop

Superyachts

Trust the local Expertise of Javier Plua Rizzo

Javier grew up in the Galapagos Islands and has a deep knowledge of the area. He holds a degree in Environmental Tourism and is a licensed naturalist guide certified from the Direccion del Parque Nacional Galapagos.

 

Since 2010, Javier has been an official yacht agent licensed by the Navy of Ecuador. He has over 10 years of experience working in the yachting industry and working with other yacht agents in the Galapagos.

 

In 2020, he started his own business to better serve the visitors who are attracted to this archipelago every cruising season. Javier continues to build on the stellar reputation he has earned in the sailing community. His passion for preserving the beauty of these islands and sharing the amazing experiences that are only available here is striking.

 

As a member of South Pacific Sailing Network, Cruising Station Host for the Seven Seas Cruising Association, and Port Office for the Ocean Cruising Club.  Javier leads the team at Yacht Agents Galapagos. Their mission is to ensure reliable yacht services, efficiency with clearance formalities, and smooth entry into the Galapagos.

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GALAPAGOS VISITING VESSEL CHECKLIST

Not sure what your boat or yacht needs to pass the inspection upon arrival in the Galapagos? Our yacht agents are here at every step to help you navigate the process. Let's get started by reviewing what is required before departing for and upon arrival in the Galapagos.

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