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Bill Hare – Windstar Yacht Club Member Profile

We’re kicking off the launch of our newly enhanced loyalty program by celebrating our past guests during Yacht Club Member Appreciation Week. Each day we’ll be profiling a Yacht Club Member to showcase the member’s Windstar experiences and memories. Total Number of Voyages Taken on Windstar Cruises Ships: 127 My wife and I were living …

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Mary & Michael Sperry –Yacht Club Members Profile

We’re kicking off the launch of our newly enhanced loyalty program by celebrating our past guests during Yacht Club Member Appreciation Week. Each day we’ll be profiling a Yacht Club Member to showcase the member’s Windstar experiences and memories. Number of Windstar Cruises: 35 weeks of cruising   Our first Windstar Cruise was the Istanbul …

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Carol & Richard McMakin – Windstar Cruises’ Yacht Club Members Profile

We’re kicking off the launch of our newly enhanced loyalty program by celebrating our past guests during Yacht Club Member Appreciation Week. Each day we’ll be profiling a Yacht Club Member to showcase the member’s Windstar experiences and memories. Number of Windstar Cruises: 43 We’ve been fortunate to have taken 43 Windstar cruises so far. …

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Tod & Lisa Johnstone – Yacht Club Members Profile

We’re kicking off the launch of our newly enhanced loyalty program by celebrating our past guests during Yacht Club Member Appreciation Week. Each day we’ll be profiling a Yacht Club Member to showcase the member’s Windstar experiences and memories. Number of cruises: 43 cruises for 310+ days If my calculations are correct, we have been …

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Paul & Heidi Stenner- Windstar Yacht Club Members Profile

We’re kicking off the launch of our newly enhanced loyalty program by celebrating our past guests during Yacht Club Member Appreciation Week. Each day we’ll be profiling a Yacht Club Member to showcase the member’s Windstar experiences and memories. Number of Windstar Cruises: 40 cruises; 500+ days aboard We have crossed the Atlantic 34 times. …

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HEALTH AND SAFETY PROGRAM – BEYOND ORDINARY CARE

As you know, we recently announced our new health and safety program called Beyond Ordinary Care, a multi-layered program to create a safer environment aboard our ships. Read more about the steps we are taking on our Health & Safety page.  Every ship will have HEPA filters with UV-C light installed in its HVAC system before …

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Star Breeze stretch and renovation project update

On June 3rd Star Breeze floated out and transferred to wet dock for the completion of her stretch project adding 50 suites, two new restaurants, a larger pool and deck, World Spa by Windstar and other expanded public areas. Further work is required on the upper decks plus outfitting for suites and public areas. With …

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Crew Repatriation – How Windstar Managed to Return Crew Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

On March 12, Windstar Cruises ceased embarking guests as the COVID-19 pandemic spread worldwide. By March 15, all guests had disembarked Windstar’s ships and crew stayed on board as the company worked to find places to dock or anchor our ships. As the pandemic evolved over the next few weeks and months, it became clear …

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Introducing Eclectic New Spanish Restaurant: Cuadro 44 by Anthony Sasso

We are taking our cruise culinary program to the next level with a new Windstar Spanish Restaurant named Cuadro 44 by Anthony Sasso in partnership with the renowned chef. One of the youngest chefs to be recognized by the Michelin Guide, and celebrated guest chef at the James Beard House, Sasso promises a menu of …

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Our $250 Million Star Plus Initiative Completes its First Milestone in Palermo, Italy

We cut our ship in half! On October 17, sparking cutting torch in hand, Windstar Cruises President John Delaney made the final cut to the hull of Star Breeze as Windstar’s lengthening project got into full swing at Fincantieri’s Shipyard in Palermo Italy. It was a thrilling day full of amazing accomplishments for everyone involved. …

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Windstar Cuts The Second Steel At Fincantieri Shipyard To Continue Its $250 Million Star Plus Initiative for Star Legend Cruise Ship

On September 5th, 2019 at Fincantieri’s shipyard, in Palermo, Italy, Christopher Prelog, Vice President of Fleet Operations for Seattle-based Windstar Cruises, pushed the button which activated the torch to make the first cut in the new steel that will become the newly-constructed mid-section of Star Legend cruise ship. This is the second of three new …

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Windstar Cruises’ All-In Package

We are excited to offer a new inclusive onboard package with exceptional value on everything needed for the perfect vacation. Guests who purchase Windstar’s new “All-In Package” receive unlimited Wi-Fi access, unlimited laundry service, hotel and beverage gratuities, and the top shelf Captain’s Exclusive Beverage Package featuring all wines by the glass, all beer selections, …

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Windstar Cuts The First Steel At Fincantieri Shipyard To Begin Its $250 Million Star Plus Initiative

On April 2nd, 2019 at Fincantieri’s shipyard “Arsenale Triestino San Marco”, in Trieste, Italy, John Gunner, Vice President of Expansion Projects for Windstar Cruises, pushed the button which activated the torch to make the first cut in the new steel that will become the first of three new ships sections as part of Windstar’s $250 …

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Windstar Cruises’ Wind Surf Anchors in Barbuda to Hand-deliver Relief Funds for the Island’s School

In September 2017, the tiny island of Barbuda was hit by Hurricane Irma, a devastating Category 5 storm. Two weeks later it was hit again by Hurricane Jose. More than 90 percent of the island was destroyed. Of the estimated 1,800 people that lived in Barbuda prior to the storms, only about 1,000 residents have …

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Exclusive Easy Stays Hotel Program by Windstar Cruises

We make sure you don’t miss a beat of adventure on land and the high seas by curating everything the minute you arrive at the airport to the day you set sail for home. Our extended Easy Stays experience features hand-selected, luxurious accommodations, superior rooms, and exceptional service at some of the most distinguished hotels …

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