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L’Austral. International dining and destinations stand out on this newer yachting vessel, amenity-wise identical twin to Le Boréal. Child-friendly cabins, a knowledgeable crew, friendly staff, and excellent food and service are hallmarks of this ship. Having earned the international “green ship” label (like Le Boréal), L’Austral consistently receives rave reviews from demanding, experienced voyagers for its first-class accommodations and service. The majority of the 132 cabins and suites measure a comfortable 200 square feet and have a small, private balcony.

Le Boréal. A unique megayacht carrying 264 passengers, Le Boréal boasts a history of fine design by Jean-Philippe Nuel with superb exterior and interior detailing. The ship’s sleek silhouette and large arched windows, not to mention the interior, ooze elegance. The ship has 132 spacious staterooms (many have private balconies) with personal safe, hair dryer, and Wi-Fi. Dance floors, live music, library, and large terraces extending toward the sea or overlooking the outdoor heated swimming pool create an upbeat ambience. Leisure facilities include a well-equipped fitness center, full-service salon, hammam and balneo room, and two massage and relaxation rooms.

Le Ponant. In the nautical tradition of the three-masted sailing yacht, Le Ponant is the ideal vessel on which to embark for a special, intimate voyage of discovery. Carrying only 64 passengers and a 32-member crew, the 288-foot stylishly designed ship offers a luxurious experience with personalized service and modern amenities. Open-air sophistication is shared and savored on four passenger decks with 32 cabins of approximately 150 square feet. For the ultimate indulgence, rent the entire yacht (crew included) for a private charter.

Le Soléal. The flagship 264-passenger Le Soléal debuts in July 2013, duplicating the elegant contours of her sister ships. Designer chic, the 132 staterooms and suites are decorated in shades of grey, white, and brown. Enjoy a spa, theater, and multiple lounges. Original 4- to 22-day itineraries cruise perennially through the Mediterranean, Norway, Iceland, Greenland, Russia, and the Arctic.

Two older vessels Le Levant and Le Diamant were put out of commission in Fall 2012.

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