travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Windstar Cruises Wind Spirit

Wind Spirit travel42 Professional Ship Review

Built in 1988, the Bahamian-registered Wind Spirit is a sail-assisted motor ship with sails that unfurl in a couple of minutes at the touch of a computerized control button. The ship is largely powered by a diesel engine and runs at a speed of 11 knots, up to 15.8 with the right winds.

Officially designated as a four-mast schooner, the 5,350-ton, 360-ft, four-deck vessel feels more like a luxurious yacht. Officers are European and the crew Indonesian and Filipino, for a total of 90. Th...

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