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Diversity Sails Forward: Introducing Captain Belinda Bennett, Windstar’s First Black, Female Ship’s Master.

Diversity Sails Forward: Introducing Captain Belinda Bennett, Windstar’s First Black, Female Ship’s Master.

A fitting bit of news for March – Wind Star. In addition to being the first female and black captain in Windstar’s history, she is the first black female captain in the commercial cruise industry.   An exclusive handful of women are currently making waves as captains, with the first American female captain tapped just…

Windstar Cruises Offers Southeast Asia & Arabia Cruises

Windstar Cruises Offers Southeast Asia & Arabia Cruises

We are thrilled to announce our first ever voyages to Southeast Asia & Arabia in 2014 and 2015 on our newest yacht, the graceful, all suite Star Pride.   Small ship cruising is an incredible way to explore this part of the world. From the ancient temples at My Son Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage…

Wind Star enjoys fireworks in Cannes

Wind Star enjoys fireworks in Cannes

During a recent Yachting the Rivera voyage guests on board Wind Star were treated to a spectacular display of fireworks during the Deck Barbecue in Cannes, France. The 40-minute display was part of the Pyrotechnic Festival, a Cannes fixture since 1967. Teams vie for the noble title of “Vestale d’Argent” by showcasing beautiful displays of…