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M/V Magellan Explorer

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The MV Magellan Explorer is a new and modern expedition vessel, custom-built for Antarctic air-cruises. She was built in Chile to the latest Polar Code specifications  and carries a Polar Class 6 ice-class. Due to start service in the 2019 Antarctic season, the ship accommodates 69 passengers in seven categories of accommodation, including dedicated single cabins. All cabins have a wardrobe, individually controlled heating system, a sitting area and a private bathroom with shower. Most cabins, with the exception of porthole cabins, also have a balcony. The ship features a glass-enclosed observation lounge and presentation room with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, a spacious and stylish dining room, well-stocked bar, a library, gym and sauna. The forward-facing observation deck leads to the bow of the ship and offers a fantastic viewpoint, from which to observe the passing marine wildlife.
 
Ship Details

Passengers: 69
Staff and Crew: 60
Dimensions: Length 90.7 m (298 ft.) Breadth 16.2m (53ft.)
Cruising speed : 14 knots
Zodiacs :  10
Ice Class: LR PC6A
M/V Magellan Explorer

Cabins are all spacious and comfortable and the seven categories of accommodation range from Porthole cabins through to Grand Suites. All twin cabins, with the exception of two, can be configured as a King-size double. Dedicated single cabins and triples are also available on board. All cabins have a wardrobe, individually controlled heating system, a sitting area and a private bathroom with shower and many also have a balcony on board. The glass-enclosed observation lounge and bar is used for daily presentations and briefings. The bow of the ship is accessible to guests; together with the outdoor observation deck it offers expansive views of the passing scenery. There is also a spacious dining room, meeting room, a library, gift shop, a protected outdoor barbecue area and a gym and sauna.

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