Le Ponant

Le Ponant

Experience the privilege of a relaxing cruise aboard Le Ponant, crafted to respect the tradition of famous sailing yachts.

Following in the nautical tradition of three-masted sailing ship, Le Ponant will take you on a voyage of discovery. The ship capacity limited to 64 passengers provides intimacy and convivial atmosphere to the cruise. The refined life on board, the welcoming charm of your cabin, the lounges and the restaurants setting are as many invitations to relax.

Le Ponant has plenty of space including a large comfortable lounge, two restaurants one with a terrace, and a vast sun deck from which to admire the 1500 m² of sail. There is also a platform just above sea level from which you can gaze at the marine life below or enjoy the water sports.


  • Karukera Restaurant
  • Le Diamont Panoramic Restaurant 


  • Main Lounge with Piano Bar
  • Library Lounge
  • Saphir Lounge

Onboard Activities

  • Library
  • Lecture Hall
  • Internet Station
  • The Marina
  • Leisure Area

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Ship facts

Ship Details
Gross Tonnage 1443 UMS
Star Rating 5.5
Size/Style of Ship Small/Yachting
Registry French
Former Name None
Length 88 metres
Beam 12 metres
Draft 3.9 metres
Propulsion/Propellers 1600kW
Maximum Cruising Speed (knots) 12/14 knots
Passenger Capacity (twin) 64
Crew 32
Nationality of Officers French
Nationality of Crew French
Total Cabins 32
Total Inside cabins 0
Total Outside cabins 32
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins no
Passenger Decks 4
Cabin Electricity 110/220v
Elevators no
Self-Service Laundry no