Refurbishment

Wind Surf Debuts New Look

The day has finally arrived! Wind Surf emerged fresh from her 18-day refurbishment this Saturday in Philipsburg, St. Maarten. Sparkling with new enhancements, the 310-passenger sailing yacht is cruising its inaugural voyage with a seven-day Yachtsman’s Caribbean voyage.  A stem-to-stern renovation, Wind Surf received updated décor in the public areas, complete with new furnishings, upholstery, …

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Stella Bistro Shines on Wind Surf

Get ready to dazzle your tastebuds with Wind Surf’s new restaurant Stella Bistro. Formerly known as Degrees, the venue will be transformed into an intimate, contemporary dining room with a French twist during the yacht’s renovation. The name, derived from the Latin word for star, was selected as a tribute to the restaurant’s special dining …

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Windstar Cruises Nears Completion of Fleet Renovation

The full fleet-wide renovation is almost complete! In December our fleet will emerge fresh from its $18 million, three yacht, stem-to-stern renovation. While Wind Star was completed in April, Wind Surf will go into dry dock on November 12th. The 310-passenger flagship sailing yacht will begin its five-day dry dock at Lisnave, a Portuguese shipyard. …

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Making a Difference

Kris Thompson Page, Director of Marine Hotel Operations, details our efforts to make a difference and give back to the local communities we visit. Windstar Cruises is well known for visiting the world’s most exotic and unique ports of call.  What is less known, but just as important, are the ways we interact with these …

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A Star is Born

A Star is Born Kris Thompson Page, Director of Marine Hotel Operations shares the story behind our gorgeous new refit to the Wind Star. The wee hours of Monday morning, April 30, 2012 As I climb into bed, after serenading (and being serenaded!) at the new piano bar in the Wind Star lounge, I know …

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Giving it the “STAR TREATMENT”

Our yachts define the Windstar experience – elegant, luxurious and timeless. When we began conceptualizing our $18 million fleet refurbishment, we looked for a design team that could stay true to the classical feel of our sailing yachts as well as enhancing the ineffable beauty of them. Windstar selected design and build partner Trimline Interiors …

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Cruise Veranda Rendering

Green is Gorgeous!

Windstar Cruises Director of Marine Hotel Operations, Kris Thompson Page, updates us on a $18 Million Refurbishment Project and how environmentally-friendly materials are key in Windstar Cruises design. “As our team continues with selecting materials for Windstar’s fleet refurbishment, I see lots of Green.  And in this case, Green is Gorgeous! Of course I don’t …

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"45"

We are all excited for the beginning stages of our refurbishment this fall, but Kris Thompson has a unique perspective. As Director of Marine Hotel Operations and Project Manager of the Refurbishment Project, Kris is deep in design plans and fabric samples. 45 days out from the refurbishment, she shares her anticipation with us: “There …

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Windstar Cruises Ocean View Suite

Windstar’s $18 Million Fleet Refurbishment

We often have exciting news to share with you, but rarely do we have something to announce of this magnitude. This fall, Windstar launches a multi-million dollar fleet refurbishment plan to renovate our sailing yachts.  It is one of several major projects within our “Full Sail Ahead” strategic initiative encompassing refurbishment, branding, technology investments and …

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