The deluxe, intimate, three-masted m.y. Le Ponant offers an unforgettable and captivating sailing experience, seafaring in its most traditional form. When the 16,000 square feet of majestic sails are unfurled, the ship’s sleek lines and stylish beauty evoke the Golden Age of Sail. A harmonious alliance of nautical tradition and great elegance, this small ship cruises into the most secluded harbors, and the refined yet casual style of life on board is manifest in the warm charm of each Stateroom and in the discreet, impeccable service.

Each of the 32 ocean-view Staterooms features a window or porthole, private bathroom with shower, one fixed queen bed or one queen bed convertible to two twin beds, individual climate control, satellite flat-screen television, wireless Internet access, direct-dial telephone, safe, minibar, dressing table, hair dryer and plush robes.

Meals feature superb French-inspired cuisine and are each served in a single, unassigned seating. Breakfast and lunch can be alfresco in the indoor-outdoor Le Diamant Panoramic Restaurant, and dinner is served in the elegant, wood-paneled Karukéra Restaurant. Complimentary wine is served with lunch and dinner.

The comfortable public areas showcase the ship’s philosophy of tasteful sophistication favoring life in the open air. There are two lounges, a library and expansive open-air decks that extend the full length of the vessel, and there is an observation platform just above sea level for optional water sports and viewing marine life. Complimentary snorkeling equipment is provided.

The courteous, English-speaking crew provide attentive, professional service, with a guest-to-crew ratio of less than two to one, and they are always delighted to answer your questions about their sailing maneuvers. m.y. Le Ponant will certainly captivate anyone who is privileged to come aboard for a sailing.

Ship Specifications
Officers and Crew:International (32)
Suites and Staterooms: 32
Accommodations Size:113 to 165 square feet
Length: 290 feet
Width: 39 feet

The m.y. Le Ponant is featured in:

Cuba! An Extraordinary People-to-People Experience by Land and by Sea

Double Stateroom


Dining Room



The above Deck Plan is Thomas P. Gohagan & Company's generally used configuration.
Deck Plans may vary slightly by individual travel program.

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