MYS Le Ponant

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Former Names:  None

Le Ponant is a sleek and efficient sail-cruise ship that has three masts and provides unforgettable days under sail. Interiors are elegant but uncluttered and incorporate three public lounges.  Le Ponant passengers tend to be Sophisticated and Usually French and international. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 22.5 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 21.5 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.1 passengers.
Size Very Small
Built 1991
Refit 0
Tonnage 1443
Passengers (Min/Max) 64/67
Crew 32
Officers French
Total  32
The efficiently designed cabins are not large at around 140 square feet but are nicely furnished with fridge, safe and minibar however the storage space is poor. The bathrooms are small but well designed. 
Balcony  0
Ocean View  32
Inside  0
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins Deckplans
Pools Out/In  0/0
There is no pool but plenty of deck space and a marina platform for swimming, water-skiing, windsurfing, snorkelling or scuba. The ship carries Zodiacs for coastal trips, river cruising and wildlife watching.
Jacuzzis  0
Fitness Centre  No
Sauna  No
Steam Room  No
Deck Space  Good
The open seating Karukera Dining Room provides good French cuisine and service. There is also the outdoor Le Diamant Restaurant, shaded under a canvas awning, for informal meals. Main Dining Rooms  1
Sittings  1
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  1
The limited entertainment can be found in the Emeraude Lounge. The Saphir Lounge is a lecture hall with computers and internet access.  Show Lounges 0
Cinema No
Library Yes
Casino No
Casual and comfortable during the day. In the evening dress is semi formal (jacket and tie for gentlemen and casual elegance for ladies). Formal evenings require a suit or dinner jacket for men and a cocktail dress for ladies.
At your discretion but around 10 Euros/US$12 per day per person is recommended.
Wheelchair cabins 0
Wheelchair access is unsuitable. There are no wheelchair facilities.  Hoists are not provided and passengers will need to bring their own.
Lifts 0
The rating for children is Unsuitable. There are no special arrangements for children although they are welcome. 

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