Windstar Releases 2011-2012 Cruise Itineraries

Windstar Cruises, which operates a three-ship fleet of luxury yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves, has released its 2011 and winter 2012 itineraries, which include new voyages to the Baltic Sea, Holy Land, Europe, Costa Rica, Caribbean and more.

New Baltic Voyages

*    Seven-day sailing on Wind Spirit from Le Havre, France to Oslo departs July 9, 2011, and visits Dieppe, France; Oostende/Brugge, Belgium; Amsterdam (overnight); and Kristiansand, Norway.

*    Seven-day sailing on Wind Spirit from Oslo to Stockholm departs July 16, 2011, and visits Goteberg, Sweden; Arhus, Denmark; Copenhagen; Warnemunde, Germany; and Visby, Sweden.

*    Seven-day sailing on Wind Spirit from Stockholm roundtrip departs July 23, 2011, and visits Helsinki, Finland; Tallinn, Estonia; and St. Petersburg, Russia (overnight).

*    Seven-day sailing on Wind Spirit from Stockholm to Oslo departs July 30, 2011, and visits Visby, Sweden; Warnemunde, Germany; Copenhagen, Denmark; Arhus, Denmark; and Goteberg, Sweden.

*    Seven-day sailing on Wind Spirit from Oslo to Le Havre, France departs August 6, 2011, and visits Kristiansand, Norway; Amsterdam (overnight); Oostende/Brugge, Belgium; and Dieppe, France.

New Holy Land Voyages

*    10-day sailing on Wind Star from Athens to Ashdod, Israel departs October 15, 2011, and visits Santorini, Greece; Rhodes, Greece; Alanya, Turkey; Limassol, Cyprus; and Port Said, Egypt (overnight).

*    11-day sailing on Wind Star from Ashdod, Israel to Athens departs October 25, 2011, and visits Haifa, Israel; Port Said, Egypt (overnight); Limassol, Cyprus; Marmaris, Turkey; Patmos, Greece; and Idra, Greece.

New European Voyages

*    Seven-day sailing on Wind Spirit from Lisbon to Le Havre, France departs July 2, 2011, and visits Porto, Portugal; Brest, France; Roscoff, France; and Cherbourg, France.

*    Seven-day sailing on Wind Spirit from Le Havre, France to Lisbon departs August 13, 2011, and visits Cherbourg, France; Roscoff, France; Brest, France; and Porto, Portugal.

New Costa Rica Voyages

*    Seven-day sailings on Wind Star from Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica to Colon, Panama depart December 31, 2011 and February 4, 2012, and visit Bahia Drake, Costa Rica; Golfito, Costa Rica; Isla de Cobia, Panama; Panama Canal Transit; and San Blas Islands, Panama.

*    Seven-day sailings on Wind Star from Colon, Panama to Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica depart January 7 and February 11, 2012, and visit San Blas Islands, Panama; Panama Canal Transit; Isla de Cobia, Panama; Golfito, Costa Rica; Bahia Drake.

New Caribbean Voyages

*    Seven-day sailings on Wind Surf from Barbados to St. Martin depart January 7, February 11,  March 24, 2012, and visit Mayreau, The Grenadines; Pigeon Island, St. Lucia; Le Marin; Cabritts, Dominica; Marie Galante, Guadeloupe; and St. Barts.

*    Seven day sailings on Wind Surf from St. Martin to Barbados depart January 14 and February 18, 2012, and visit Virgin Gorda, BVI.; St. Kitts; lles de Saints; Pigeon Island, St. Lucia; Bequia, The Grenadines; and St. George's, Grenada.

Reservations for Windstar's 2011 and 2012 voyages will be open for bookings starting March 29 exclusively for Windstar Foremast alumni members and on April 12 for everyone.

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