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212 – The Magic Number Aboard a Windstar Cruise

The capacity of the average cruise ship is normally rounded off to the nearest thousand. Mid-size ships have a capacity of around 2000 while some of the floating giants can accommodate in excess of 5000 passengers. But for those who are looking for a more intimate and personal experience but don’t have the vacation budget for a private yacht, the number 212 is very significant. This is the maximum capacity for the Star Pride, the Star Breeze, and the Star Legend. These three ladies are the all-suite Read more [...]

Yacht Cruising with Windstar Cruises

Yacht cruising is a special way to see a new destination in complete luxury. Instead of being on a ship with thousands of people, you can enjoy a vacation with an intimate group of travelers – adventuring with just 150 guests in some instances and maybe up to 300 at max. But, that number of travelers spread across a large luxury yacht like those that Windstar Cruises sails aren’t going to make you feel crammed or inconvenienced in the slightest. Read more [...]

Windstar Italy Shore Excursions 2011

Complimentary water sports are also offered when the ship docks and where conditions and local government authorities permit. Water sports enthusiasts can enjoy water skiing, kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, swimming and scenic boat rides. Mediterranean voyages offer limited water sports activities as well, but in the event of turbulent seas and adverse weather conditions, water sports may be cancelled for safety reasons. Read more [...]