The expression Tip Top has been commonly used by Anglo-Saxon countries for several decades. As for many expressions its meaning has been maintained throughout the years. Tip Top means "point (tip) of the upper side (top)". On the other hand the meaning of this expression is defined in the following manner:
Adv: To the highest extent.
Adj: (Informal) Of the highest quality; Very excellent; most excellent; perfect.
Noun: (Tip end + Top) The highest or utmost degree; the best of anything. (Colloq)
Our 16 guests are accommodated in 10 cabins, each with private bathroom. All cabins, six in the Lower Deck and four in the upper deck have two single lower berths that may be transformed in a king size bed the cabins in the lower deck can be transformed in familiar suites by interconnecting doors. Cabins, Bar, dining room and lounge are fully carpeted for your comfort. A beautiful teak floored sun deck creates a delightful place for resting and relaxing on board.
With our highly trained professional crew on board, twin main engines, twin electric generators, twin Radars, Eco-sounders and GPS, Reverse Osmosis Water Maker, all the coastguard required safety equipment and twelve knot cruising speed, the Tip Top IV ensure safe cruising around the Galapagos Islands.
Our Captain, Multilingual guide, Engineer, International cook, Barman, waitress and two sailors will be at your service. Our relatively numerous crew on board will ensure the best personal service to all of our guests.
In November 1969, Captain Rolf Wittmer began to formally offer touring activities with a yacht he specially designed and built to accommodate 6 passengers: the Motor Yacht "TIP TOP I". This new facility initiated a constantly increasing demand for the excellent services and personal attention that Rolf Wittmer was known to provide.
Nowadays, Rolf Wittmer Turismo is the owner and operator of the Tip Top Fleet. First Class Yachts, "TIP TOP II", "TIP TOP III" and "TIP TOP IV" constructed in 1998, 2001 and 2006 to offer the highest level of security and comfort to passengers; in addition, the Tip Top Fleet is one of the most sustainable fleet of yachts in the Galapagos Islands.
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