The vessel is the sister ship and will be identical to the intimate 202-passenger Victory I, which launched Victory Cruise Lines on the Great Lakes in July 2016. Victory II will be upgraded to the high standards of Victory I. The Victory II inaugural voyage will be from Boston, Massachusetts, May 20, 2018. Victory II will begin service with a series of seven-night Canada and New England cruises starting May 20, 2018. The itineraries between Boston/Gloucester, Massachusetts, and Halifax, Nova Scotia, will call at the most popular ports along the coast. Cruises departing from Gloucester include Provincetown on Cape Cod, Massachusetts; Newport, Rhode Island; Plymouth, Massachusetts; Martha’s Vineyard off the coast of Cape Cod; Portland and Bar Harbor, Maine; and Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; with scenic cruising in the Cape Cod Canal. Sailings from Halifax will call at the same ports in reverse order.
The Victory II will sail the following schedule in 2018:
New England Splendour Cruise Between Halifax and Boston in 2018: May 20th & 27th, June 3rd, September 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th, October 3rd & 10th
St. Lawrence Seaway and French Canadian Maritime Cruise Between Halifax and Detroit in 2018: June 10th, 20th & 30th, August 5th, 15th, and 25th
Western Lake Superior Cruise Between Milwaukee, Thunder Bay and Detroit in 2018: July 10th, 19th and 27th