travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Windstar Cruises Wind Star

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Introduction and History

Built in 1986, the Wind Star is a Bahamian-registered beauty famed for its six triangular sails. The ship is largely powered by a diesel engine and runs at 10 knots, up to nearly 16 with the right winds. Officially designated a masted schooner, the 5,307-ton, 360-ft, four-deck vessel feels more like a luxurious yacht.

Officers are European and the crew Indonesian and Filipino, totaling 1901. Lifestyle aboard is casual and sophisticated, with most of...

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Departing from Bridgetown, Barbados
Departure Date 03/03/2021
OCG Class
Luxury
Departing 03/03/2021
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