A firm leader in luxury small ship cruising, Windstar Cruises unveiled new plans for its Star Class yachts during Cruise Shipping Miami. A collection of three all suite ships joining the fleet over the next two years. The power yachts which were purchased from Seabourn cruises, each has a capacity of 212 guests. This will double the size of Windstar’s fleet, making the company the market leader in small ship cruising with 300 or fewer passengers, with a total of 1,230 berths.
The new ships will be named Start Legend, Star Breeze and Star Pride. Star Pride will be the first to debut this year with its inaugural voyage and christening ceremony on May 5, 2014, in Barcelona, Spain. TheStar BreezeandStar Legendwill follow and are scheduled to join the Windstar fleet in May 2015. The yachts will spend their inaugural seasons in Europe, cruising new regions in Northern Europe, such as Iceland, as well as the Mediterranean.