Wind Spirit/Wind Star Fact Sheet
Ships: Wind Spirit/Wind Star
Passenger Capacity: 148 guests (based on double occupancy)
Public Areas: Lounge, The Restaurant, Candles, Piano/Pool Bar, Library, Watersports
Platform (aft), Salt Water Pool, Whirlpool, Fitness Center, Casino,
Veranda Cafe, Reception, Signature Shop, and WindSpa.
Staterooms: 74 total staterooms: 73 deluxe ocean-view staterooms and one deluxe
ocean-view owner's cabin with queen bed (converts to two twins), and
dining/sitting area. Some staterooms offer a third berth and some side-
by-side staterooms offer an adjoining private door.
Owner’s Suite: 222 square feet (21 square meters).
Stateroom Amenities: Closed circuit LCD flatscreen television, DVD/CD player, personal safe,
refrigerator, mini-bar, international direct-dial phones, wireless Internet,
Bose SoundDock speakers, cell phone service, private bathrooms with
shower toiletries by L’Occitane, hair dryer, vanity desk with chair,
magnifying mirror, Euro-Top mattresses, luxury bedding, Egyptian
cotton towels, waffle-weave robes, slippers, alarm clock, fresh fruit and
flowers. Each stateroom is equipped with one standard U.S. 110 and
European 220 volt (converter recommended), 60 cycle AC electric
Crew: 94 international staff. The Captain and nautical staff are European.
Hotel senior staff are American and European. Stewards and service
personnel are Filipino and Indonesian.
Services: Watersports platform, 24-hour in-room dining, WindSpa (full service
hair salon, massages, facials, manicures, pedicures, aromatherapy,
acupuncture), infirmary with full-time physician, laundry service,
wireless internet, cell phone service, computers and bridge visits. DVDs,
CDs, iPod Nanos, laptops, games and books are available for checkout.
Dining: Windstar offers an open seating program allowing guests to dine when
and with whom they like. The Restaurant’s world-class menu is served
on elegant Rosenthal china with Riedel stemware. Light and vegetarian
cuisine are available on request. Romance is under sail as guests enjoy
water views, exquisite sunsets and stars while dining alfresco on five-star
cuisine in Candles. Candles is a poolside grill offering fine steaks and
grilled skewers and accommodates 30 guests. The Veranda Cafe serves
breakfast and lunch, while continental breakfast and afternoon tea are
served on the Pool Deck.
Meeting Space: The Veranda Cafe and Library are available on a request basis for private
meetings and cocktail receptions.
Watersports: Complimentary water-skiing, windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, ski-tubing,
flotation mat and snorkel gear. Scuba diving is available for a fee.
Shipyards: Societe Nouvelle de Ateliers et Chantiers du Havre, and LaRochelle
Ship Registry: Bahamas
Architect: Marc Held
Interior Design: Archiform Design, Paris, France.
Year Built: Wind Spirit (1988); Wind Star (1986)
Both ships renovated in 2003 and 2006. Degrees of Difference upgrades
completed in 2007 and 2010.
Length: 360 feet or 110 meters at water line, 440 feet or 134 meters, including
Tonnage: 5,736 gross registered (grt) tons.
Draft: 14 feet (4.1 meters).
Beam: 52.1 feet (15.8 meters).
Decks: 4 decks with a total of 10,200 square feet (948 square meters).
Sails: 6 triangular, self-furling, bridge-operated sails with 21,500 square feet
(2,200 square meters) of Dacron surface area.
Masts: 4 at 204 feet (62 meters).
Engines: 3 diesel electric generating sets, 1 electrical propulsion motor.
Speed: 11 knots with engines only; up to 15.8 knots wind and engine-assisted.
Stabilizers: Two sets of ACH Engineering stabilizers, sails control system and
142,653 gallon/540 CBM sea water hydraulic ballast system to limit heel