MS Panorama II Review and Specifications
Specifications of MS Panorama II
|Year built||2004 / Age : 14|
|Builder||Elthom (Perama, Greece)|
|Class||2-masted motor sailing ship|
|Speed||10 kn / 19 kph / 12 mph|
|Length (LOA)||50 m / 164 ft|
|Beam (width)||11 m / 36 ft|
|Gross Tonnage||498 gt|
|Passengers||44 - 50|
|Decks with cabins||3|
Review of MS Panorama II
MS Panorama II is a two-masted sailing ship owned by Variety Cruises. The vessel is also operated under charter by Lindblad Expeditions and Noble Caledonia (UK). The cruise ship was launched in 2004 and totally renovated in 2012. The yacht Panorama II and her sister-ship Panorama are among the largest Greece-based mega yachts available for charter.
History - construction & ownership
The 498-ton, 44-passenger cruise ship Panorama II (former Pantheon) is perfect for group, corporate and incentive charters. This unique sailing ship was built for charter and at 164 feet in length, she is still spacious and accommodates her guests well in the utmost luxury.
Cruise itinerary program
MV Panorama II schedule calendar includes Cuba cruises. From December 2016 through March 2017, the mv Panorama II ship has been chartered to Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic for sailings to the exotic country.
MV Panorama II cabins located on the upper and main decks have windows, while those at the lower deck feature portholes. All staterooms (ranging in size from 100 to 172 sq.feet) are handsomely designed and finished with warm fabrics and lustrous wood trims. The fully equipped bathrooms are all finished with marble. All accommodations are air-conditioned and fitted with telephone (for internal use), TV, central music, hairdryers, mini-fridge, safe boxes and public address system.
Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks
The indoor Bar & Restaurant are located on the Main Deck, though in nice weather, all meals are served alfresco. The dining room can accommodate all travelers for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Both the library and the dining room can be turned into meeting rooms featuring audio-visual equipment.
Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport
The aft Sun Deck of Panorama II is equipped with chairs and loungers. There is also a swimming platform for exciting dips in aquamarine waters (when anchorage and weather permit). Water sports equipment like snorkeling gear and kayaks is available per request. Indoor spaces consist of a lounge with a library, flat-screen TV and sofas for relaxing. Wi-Fi is available at an additional cost.