Europe for Cruisers - Home
Cruise Lines Cruise Reviews

Windstar Cruises

From: European Cruise Guide

See all ocean and river cruise lines


ABOVE: Wind Surf at sea. INSET BELOW:  A view of Wind Star's bowsprit, and Star Pride in Greece's Corinth Canal.

WIND STAR bow photoWindstar Cruises focuses on the premium end of the cruise market with three unique "motor-sail-yachts": the 308-passenger Wind Surf (originally the Club Med I) and the more intimate Wind Star and Wind Spirit, which carry 148 guests each. Each vessel combines the atmosphere of a large sailing yacht with the comforts of a luxury cruise ship.

STAR PRIDE in Corinth CanalIn the last few years, Windstar has acquired three small, luxurious motorships from Seabourn Cruises (now renamed the Star Pride, Star Breeze, and Star Legend).

The new ships have allowed Windstar to expand its cruising schedule: In 2020, for example, Windstar is offering 145 European cruises in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe, including a number of transatlantic repositioning cruises.

Cruise line's Web site:

Windstar Cruises

Cruise review:

Wind Surf: Marseilles-Rome

See all ocean and river cruise lines

Photos copyright © Windstar Cruises.