Registered Owner: Windspirit Cruises Ltd. - USA an Whippoorwill Associates Inc. company
|acquired febr. 2007 from Carnival Corp.& Plc. Original it was part of Holland-America Line until HAL was acquired by Carnival Corp.|
|may 20-2011 A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of Ambassadors International and its primary operating unit, Windstar Cruises, to TAC Cruise, an affiliate of Xanterra Holding Corp., part of billionaire Philip Anschutz’s investments.Windstar will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xanterra, a Greenwood Village, Colo. company. Xanterra and its affiliates have been involved in the hospitality and leisure industry for more than a century. Ambassadors International filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 11 reorganization and had intended to sell to its lender|
Entered service: 1988 - Refit: 2006/2012 - Gross tonnage: 5.736 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 148 - All berths: 159 - Passenger decks: 5 - Length:134,20 m.- Beam: 15,80 m. - Drive diesel/electric: 3 dieselengines make Wärtsilä-Duvant Crepelle total output 2.964 kW. - Propulsion: by 1 Jeumont Schneider electric motor power 1.400 kW. - 1 Controllable pitch propeller - Service speed on engine 12 knots on combined power engines and sails: 13.5 knots - Built: Soc. Nouvelle des Ateliers et Chantiers du Havre - France - Yard no. 272 - Classification: Bureau Veritas - Flag: Bahamas
High tech sail cruiser with computer controlled sails. 4 Masts with 6 sails total area 1996 m2. Also diesel engines propulsion.
Sisterships: Wind Star (1986) - Wind Song (1987) destroyed by fire dec. 2002 and sunk near Papeete on jan.22-2003
|Passenger space ratio all berths: 34.15|
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