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MV Polaris 1

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The MV Polaris 1 is an ex MOD fleet tender that has undergone extensive conversion into a luxury expedition vessel. She can accommodate 12 passengers in 12 spacious en-suite cabins.  Polaris 1 passengers tend to be Mixed around 50 and American & European. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 32.9 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 3 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 32.9 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 3 passengers.
Size Very Small
Built 1960
Refit 2007
Tonnage 395
Passengers (Min/Max) 12/12
Crew 4
Officers European
Total  6
The lower accommodation is made up of 12 en-suite cabins, arranged as 4 singles and 8 doubles. 
Balcony  0
Ocean View  6
Inside  0
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins  
Pools Out/In  0/0
The main deck consists of the spacious passenger dining area, bar and lounge. This area benefits from large picture windows, allowing guests to enjoy fantastic views while they dine and relax at the bar.
Jacuzzis  0
Fitness Centre  No
Sauna  No
Steam Room  No
Deck Space  Average
Three meals of international cuisine per day are served in the mess room and prepared by our cook. Main Dining Rooms  1
Sittings  1
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  0
Lectures by the expedition leader will be given in the dining room.  Show Lounges 0
Cinema No
Library No
Casino No
Shipboard clothing is informal and casual. Jeans, slacks, casual shirts and deck or running shoes are the normal garb. A padded ski jacket or down parka, scarf, balaclava and three pairs of gloves would be good for exploration in polar regions.
We recommend $US7 per passenger per day that you are on the ship.
Wheelchair cabins 0
Wheelchair access is unsuitable. There are no facilities for disabled passengers on this ship.  Hoists are not provided and passengers will need to bring their own.
Lifts 0
The rating for children is Unsuitable. There are no children's facilities. 

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