travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Ponant Le Ponant

Le Ponant travel42 Professional Ship Review

Entering service in 1991 for the French market and U.S. charter cultural and expedition-style cruises, Le Ponant carries 64 passengers. At just 1,490 tons, the French-registered three-master (16,140 sq ft of sails) has a French and Filipino crew of 32.

Passengers on charters by Tauck Tours and Zegrahm Expeditions are mostly American, while trips sold through Ponant Cruises attract the French, other Europeans and Americans. Passengers on this outdoor-style ship tend to be active. There ...

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