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50 Years of Victory

Ship Summary

Staff and Crew
140
Ice Class
LL1 (the highest rating possible)
Cruising Speed
18 knots in open water

Twenty years in the making, 50 Years of Victory is the first Arktika-class icebreaker to have a spoon-shaped bow, capable of breaking through ice up to 2.5 meters (9.2 feet) thick! This is one of the world’s largest, most-powerful nuclear icebreaker.

Ship Specifications

Staff and Crew

140

Draft

11.00 meters

Registration

In Russia by Rosatomflot

Guests

128

Propulsion

2 nuclear reactors 74,000 horsepower

Lifeboats

4 fully enclosed

Length

150.7 meters

Ice Class

LL1 (the highest rating possible)

Breadth

30 meters

Cruising Speed

18 knots in open water

Amenities

Gym

Gym

Located on Bridge Deck 1, gym hours are posted at the door, with facilities available on a first come, first served basis.
Multi-purpose Sports Court

Multi-purpose Sports Court

A multi-purpose sports court is available for your use, accessed through Bridge Deck 1.
Library

Library

On Bridge Deck 2, you will find a library of polar books, reference and general reading materials in multiple languages covering subjects like wildlife, history, marine biology, ecology and geology. The library is open 24 hours a day and also includes a selection of games for your entertainment.
Lounge

Lounge

Located on Bridge Deck 2, the Lounge offers a comfortable space to take a break, look over your photos and engage with your fellow passengers, taking advantage of the 24-hour coffee & tea station.
Victory Bar

Victory Bar

The well-stocked bar on the ship is open to enjoy with your fellow shipmates in the late morning, afternoon and evening.
Polar Boutique

Polar Boutique

If you forgot any essentials or need a little souvenir from your voyage, the Polar Boutique on Bridge Deck 2 is our onboard gift shop.
Bridge

Bridge

During your voyage you may be given access to the Bridge, where you can observe how the Captain and officers sail and navigate the ship.
Pool

Pool

50 Years of Victory features a small, heated saltwater plunge pool for guests to enjoy.
Sauna

Sauna

The vessel also has a men's and women's sauna next door to the pool where guests can relax after a day of expedition activities.
Nuclear Powered Engine

Nuclear Powered Engine

75,000 horsepower generated by nuclear reactors makes 50 Years of Victory the one of the world's most powerful icebreakers.

Features of the Vessel

Helicopter

A helicopter for shore excursions and flight-seeing make 50 Years of Victory a ship unlike any other, with the ability to go where other ships cannot.
Spoon-shaped Bow

Spoon-shaped Bow

50 Years of Victory is the first Arktika-class icebreaker to have a spoon-shaped bow, covered in a skirt of stainless steel, meaning she can crush through sea ice up to 9.2 feet (2.5 meteres) thick en route to its destination of 90°N.

Deck Plans & Cabins

Cabin Details for Bow Deck

Twin

Twin

Standard twin cabins have one lower berth with a curtain and a sofa that is converted to a bed each night. The private facilities are en suite, with a shower. The exterior window opens. The TV is connected to CCTV system. The DVD player is attached to the TV. You may borrow CDs from the ship’s library.

  • Size (sqf)

    149

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    1 twin, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bow Deck ,
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2 ,
    • Bridge Deck 3
  • Size (sqf)

    149

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    1 twin, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bow Deck ,
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2 ,
    • Bridge Deck 3

Cabin Details for Bridge Deck 1

Twin

Twin

Standard twin cabins have one lower berth with a curtain and a sofa that is converted to a bed each night. The private facilities are en suite, with a shower. The exterior window opens. The TV is connected to CCTV system. The DVD player is attached to the TV. You may borrow CDs from the ship’s library.

  • Size (sqf)

    149

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    1 twin, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bow Deck ,
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2 ,
    • Bridge Deck 3
  • Size (sqf)

    149

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    1 twin, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bow Deck ,
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2 ,
    • Bridge Deck 3

Suite

Suite

A suite has a bedroom and a sitting area with a sofa bed, private facilities with bathtub or shower, refrigerator, window that opens, TV and DVD player, coffee maker, safe.

  • Size (sqf)

    259

  • Occupancy

    1-3

  • Bed Config.

    1 double, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Premium

  • Location
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2
  • Size (sqf)

    259

  • Occupancy

    1-3

  • Bed Config.

    1 double, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Premium

  • Location
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2

Arktika Suite

Arktika Suite

This has a very spacious bedroom with a single bed and a sitting room with a sofa bed. The private facilities have a bathtub. The exterior windows open. (Views are obstructed in cabins 46 and 48.) Amenities include a TV/DVD combination, coffee maker, safe, and fresh fruit, drinks, and snacks. The TV is connected to a CCTV system.

  • Size (sqf)

    314

  • Occupancy

    1-3

  • Bed Config.

    1 double, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2 ,
    • Bridge Deck 3
  • Size (sqf)

    314

  • Occupancy

    1-3

  • Bed Config.

    1 double, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2 ,
    • Bridge Deck 3

Public Spaces on Bridge Deck 1

Gym

Gym

Gym

Located on Bridge Deck 1, gym hours are posted at the door, with facilities available on a first come, first served basis.

Multi-purpose Sports Court

Multi-purpose Sports Court

Multi-purpose Sports Court

A multi-purpose sports court is available for your use, accessed through Bridge Deck 1.

Cabin Details for Bridge Deck 2

Twin

Twin

Standard twin cabins have one lower berth with a curtain and a sofa that is converted to a bed each night. The private facilities are en suite, with a shower. The exterior window opens. The TV is connected to CCTV system. The DVD player is attached to the TV. You may borrow CDs from the ship’s library.

  • Size (sqf)

    149

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    1 twin, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bow Deck ,
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2 ,
    • Bridge Deck 3
  • Size (sqf)

    149

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    1 twin, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bow Deck ,
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2 ,
    • Bridge Deck 3

Suite

Suite

A suite has a bedroom and a sitting area with a sofa bed, private facilities with bathtub or shower, refrigerator, window that opens, TV and DVD player, coffee maker, safe.

  • Size (sqf)

    259

  • Occupancy

    1-3

  • Bed Config.

    1 double, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Premium

  • Location
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2
  • Size (sqf)

    259

  • Occupancy

    1-3

  • Bed Config.

    1 double, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Premium

  • Location
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2

Arktika Suite

Arktika Suite

This has a very spacious bedroom with a single bed and a sitting room with a sofa bed. The private facilities have a bathtub. The exterior windows open. (Views are obstructed in cabins 46 and 48.) Amenities include a TV/DVD combination, coffee maker, safe, and fresh fruit, drinks, and snacks. The TV is connected to a CCTV system.

  • Size (sqf)

    314

  • Occupancy

    1-3

  • Bed Config.

    1 double, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2 ,
    • Bridge Deck 3
  • Size (sqf)

    314

  • Occupancy

    1-3

  • Bed Config.

    1 double, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2 ,
    • Bridge Deck 3

Public Spaces on Bridge Deck 2

Library

Library

Library

On Bridge Deck 2, you will find a library of polar books, reference and general reading materials in multiple languages covering subjects like wildlife, history, marine biology, ecology and geology. The library is open 24 hours a day and also includes a selection of games for your entertainment.

Lounge

Lounge

Lounge

Located on Bridge Deck 2, the Lounge offers a comfortable space to take a break, look over your photos and engage with your fellow passengers, taking advantage of the 24-hour coffee & tea station.

Victory Bar

Victory Bar

Victory Bar

The well-stocked bar on the ship is open to enjoy with your fellow shipmates in the late morning, afternoon and evening.

Polar Boutique

Polar Boutique

Polar Boutique

If you forgot any essentials or need a little souvenir from your voyage, the Polar Boutique on Bridge Deck 2 is our onboard gift shop.

Cabin Details for Bridge Deck 3

Twin

Twin

Standard twin cabins have one lower berth with a curtain and a sofa that is converted to a bed each night. The private facilities are en suite, with a shower. The exterior window opens. The TV is connected to CCTV system. The DVD player is attached to the TV. You may borrow CDs from the ship’s library.

  • Size (sqf)

    149

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    1 twin, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bow Deck ,
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2 ,
    • Bridge Deck 3
  • Size (sqf)

    149

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    1 twin, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bow Deck ,
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2 ,
    • Bridge Deck 3

Mini Suite

Mini Suite

Each Mini Suite has a sitting area with a sofa bed, and a bed separated from the sitting area. The private facilities have a shower. The window opens. Amenities include and a TV to a CCTV system and a DVD player.

  • Size (sqf)

    225-228

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    1 twin, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bridge Deck 3
  • Size (sqf)

    225-228

  • Occupancy

    1-2

  • Bed Config.

    1 twin, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bridge Deck 3

Victory Suite

Victory Suite

There is only one Victory Suite. It has a separate bedroom and sitting area, with a sofa bed in sitting room. The private facilities include a shower. The amenities include a refrigerator, coffee maker and safe. The window opens. The TV is connected to a CCTV system. You may borrow DVDs from the library to play in the DVD attached to the TV.

  • Size (sqf)

    303

  • Occupancy

    1-3

  • Bed Config.

    1 double, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bridge Deck 3
  • Size (sqf)

    303

  • Occupancy

    1-3

  • Bed Config.

    1 double, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bridge Deck 3

Arktika Suite

Arktika Suite

This has a very spacious bedroom with a single bed and a sitting room with a sofa bed. The private facilities have a bathtub. The exterior windows open. (Views are obstructed in cabins 46 and 48.) Amenities include a TV/DVD combination, coffee maker, safe, and fresh fruit, drinks, and snacks. The TV is connected to a CCTV system.

  • Size (sqf)

    314

  • Occupancy

    1-3

  • Bed Config.

    1 double, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2 ,
    • Bridge Deck 3
  • Size (sqf)

    314

  • Occupancy

    1-3

  • Bed Config.

    1 double, 1 sofa

  • Class

    Standard

  • Location
    • Bridge Deck 1 ,
    • Bridge Deck 2 ,
    • Bridge Deck 3

Public Spaces on Bridge Deck 4

Bridge

Bridge

Bridge

During your voyage you may be given access to the Bridge, where you can observe how the Captain and officers sail and navigate the ship.

Public Spaces on Lower Deck

Pool

Pool

Pool

50 Years of Victory features a small, heated saltwater plunge pool for guests to enjoy.

Sauna

Sauna

Sauna

The vessel also has a men's and women's sauna next door to the pool where guests can relax after a day of expedition activities.

Nuclear Powered Engine

Nuclear Powered Engine

Nuclear Powered Engine

75,000 horsepower generated by nuclear reactors makes 50 Years of Victory the one of the world's most powerful icebreakers.
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