m/v Le Boreal

Overall length: 466 feet
Beam: 59 feet
Draft: 15.3 feet
Average speed: 16 knots
Ice class: 1C
Passenger decks: 6
Passenger capacity: Limited to 199 on
Antarctica cruises
Crew: 136
Gross tonnage: 10.700 GRT
Electric Motors: 2 x 2,3 MW
Standards: USPHS – U.S. Coast Guards Rules
Comfort Class 1 – “Clean” Ship Certification
Flag: French

The Le Boreal is the newest ship sailing to Antarctica - launched in May, 2010. 'Le Boreal' features elegant design and innovative state-of-the-art marine technology. The vessel boasts a convenient and sensible layout, aided by three passenger elevators. She offers a single seating dining room, al fresco dining, an outdoor heated pool, and a modern lecture facility and theater, as well as an ample and comfortable gathering area and library. A full-service salon, steam rooms, spa and fitness center complete the amenities.

 Exceptionally Spacious Accommodations The large Staterooms and Suites range in size from 200 to 398 square feet. 95% of the ship’s accommodations feature private balconies.

 Exclusive Deluxe (Luxury) Suite and Stateroom Amenities All Suites and the majority of the Staterooms feature two twin beds which can be converted into one queen-size bed, a private bathroom with shower (some with bathtub), international direct dial telephone, satellite flat screen television, DVD/CD, iPod dock with speakers, wireless Internet access, safe, minibar, full-length closets, writing desk/dressing table, hair dryer, duvet and plush terry cloth robes.

 Exceptional Dining Experience/Flexible Dining Options International and local cuisine is served in the stylish, spacious Dining Room in a single, unassigned seating; alfresco in the casual indoor-outdoor Grill Restaurant on Deck 6, available at select times; or from 24-hour Room Service.

 Continental breakfast, buffet breakfast, buffet lunch, afternoon tea, a three-course dinner and a late-evening snack are served daily. Complimentary wine and beer are served at lunch and dinner. Additionally, bar service is available on the Sun Deck. Exceptional and Spacious Public Areas Public areas have been designed to accommodate passenger numbers exceeding the ship’s capacity to ensure guests can enjoy an inviting, spacious ambiance.

The attractive 3,000-square-foot Le Club lounge, where nightly entertainment is showcased, is complete with a dance floor, while the Panoramic Lounge is designed to offer breathtaking views. The state-of-the-art theatre is the perfect venue for lectures, cultural performances and film screenings. There is a library, casino, Internet salon offering Internet access and computer stations for personal use, beauty salon, elevator and infirmary.

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