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Guest Spotlight: Enchanting Greece & the Amalfi Coast

Travel Writer Barbara Barton Sloane shares her magical Windstar experience on board Wind Star’s Enchanting Greece & the Amalfi Coast. The Wind Star Cruise By Barbara Barton Sloane Setting sail from Piraeus, Greece with seas a deep navy-blue and fluffy white clouds floating lazily above Mount Olympus – the city of Athens appears to be …

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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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Share the Love – A Wedding Onboard Wind Star

Little did Trish know she would be getting married when she boarded Wind Star in mid-August. Sailing on Windstar Cruises for the first time, Trish and her fiancé of seven years, Ron, came on board for two weeks of relaxing vacation, sailing through Greece and Turkey, and visiting with their old friends, Captain Aristeidis, (‘Aris’ …

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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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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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"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’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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