with the French to all seven continents on the laid-back, luxury French line Ponant. <br /><br />The original Le Ponant still sails as a 64-guest cruise ship. But its four sisters, Le Boreal, Le Soleal, L'Austral and Le Lyrial, now
combine hotel stays in Havana and Santiago de Cuba with a seven-night cruise aboard the three-masted sailing yacht Le Ponant .</p><p>The cruise will include a visit to the Punta Frances Nature Reserve, accessible only by sea, and a protected
and eight-night sailings in Cuba next year. The line will use its smallest and oldest vessel, the 64-passenger Le Ponant , for the cruises. Ponant said the cruises would be open to Americans through a "people to people" travel program onboard
smallest and oldest vessel, the 64-passenger Le Ponant , for the cruises. Le Ponant , the company’s original ship, is a sail-assisted ..... from a most comfortable setting aboard a cruise on Le Ponant .” </p><p>No dates or prices were given
luxury line, Compagnie du Ponant, is offering golf itineraries this year in the Mediterranean aboard its 64-passenger Le Ponant . Three eight-day cruises from Nice this spring, May 6, 17 and 25, are designed to enable putters to enjoy courses
to eight ports and visits five golf courses in Italy and France. Travel is aboard the 64-passenger, three-masted Le Ponant sailing yacht. Departures are set for May 6, 17 and 25, and onboard staff will include a sports director specializing
shipyard for its sixth vessel. The 132-stateroom yacht, not yet named, will join the fleet by June 2013, said the French-flagged line. The company currently operates Le Boreal, L'Austral, Le Diamant, Le Levant and Le Ponant .
Compagnie du Ponant operates four vessels: the 264-guest Le Boreal; the 90-guest Le Levant; the three-masted Le Ponant , accommodating 64 guests; and Le Diamant, a 226-guest expedition ship. In April, L'Austral, a sister ship to
first season in Antarctica. Ponant will have five ships in its fleet: the Austral, the Boreal, 64-passenger yacht Le Ponant , 90-passenger yacht Le Levant and 226-passenger ship Le Diamant.
product and have all the tools they need," said Miguel Rodriguez, head of reservations for the line. The three-masted Le Ponant is a 290-foot sailing yacht that accommodates 64 guests in 32 outside staterooms; Le Levant carries 90 guests in 45