travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Windstar Cruises Wind Star

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Built in 1986, the Wind Star is a Bahamian-registered beauty famed for its six triangular sails that billow 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 11 knots, more with the right winds.

Officially designated a masted 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, totaling 90. Lifestyle aboard is casual ...

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OCG Class
Wind Star
Year Built1986
Year Last Refurbished2012
Capacity148 passengers

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