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Royal II

The Royal II is modeled after the Royal Louis, a first-class battleship built in France in the 18th century that served as the flagship of the French fleet. The ambiance of the Royal Louis is recreated in details like the figurehead, decorations embellishing the ship’s interior and exterior, and the distinctive corridor at the rear of the ship. The interior of the First Class Cabin recreates the ambiance of this era in French history. Passengers on this new style of cruise can enjoy exploring the ship to find statues of the crew and the ship’s helm while taking in the majestic beauty of Lake Ashi. The ship is also equipped with barrier-free facilities.

Vessel name Royal II
Date in service March 20, 2013
Gross tonnage 315 t
Vessel length 35.00 m
Vessel width 10.00 m
Capacity 565 (First Class Cabin: 111, Standard Cabin: 454)
Main engines 423 kW (575 hp) × 2 (Yanmar 6HYP)
Sea speed (max. speed) 10.5 knots (max. speed 12 knots)
Elevator 1 (10-person capacity)
Ship restrooms 3 locations (1 barrier-free restroom)
Shipbuilder Japan Marine United Corp. (former Universal Shipbuilding Corp.)
Other 2 main diesel engines (423 kW)
2 bow thrusters (transversal propulsion devices at the ship’s bow)

*1 knot: approx. 1.85 km/h

Enjoy exploring inside the ship!

  • Royal II interior The gorgeously appointed First Class Cabin features plush sofas for extra comfort.
  • Royal II interior 3-D art inside the ship! Have fun creating photos that will trick the eye.
  • Royal II interior Find the ship’s captain! He may look stern, but don’t be afraid to take your picture with him.