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Windstar's unique concept of sailing has led the cruise industry in the luxury small ship, casual attire, and alternative dining arenas. Pioneering and refining these concepts has earned Windstar an excellent reputation and market niche, winning the allegiance of a whole new generation of contemporary cruise vacationers, one-third of whom are first-time cruisers.
The company's cruise vacations offer a sea-side window on the world, combining the relaxed refinement of a luxury hotel with a moveable feast of cultural experiences. Seattle-based Windstar Cruises operates the 308-passenger Wind Surf and 148-passenger Wind Star and Wind Spirit. The three sailing yachts cruise to 45 countries and islands featuring 108 ports worldwide.