Le Boreal travel42 Professional Ship Review
French cruise line Compagnie du Ponant launched Le Boreal
, its first new cruise ship in more than a decade, in May 2010. The ship was built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.
The vessel was the first of two six-deck, 264-passenger ships. L'Austral, the second new-build, set sail in May 2011.
The rest of Ponant's fleet includes the 64-passenger sailing yacht Le Ponant, the 250-passenger yacht Le Soleal and the 250-passenger yacht Le Lyrial.
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