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Wind Song
Windstar Cruises 

Built in 1987 -- 5,350 tons -- 148 passengers (double capacity)


Sails on the four-masted Wind Song are set and trimmed by computers. 

The on board computers that monitor wind velocity and direction control heeling of Wind Song to less than six degrees. 

The captain of Wind Song maintains an open-bridge policy and welcomes passengers to the navigation bridge anytime to watch the computer trim the sails. 

All standard staterooms on Wind Song are an identical 188 square feet and have an ocean view. 

Stateroom amenities on Wind Song include television, VCR, CD player, telephone, mini-bar and refrigerator, hair dryer, vanity mirror, bathroom with toiletries, desk, sitting area, personal safe, and terry cloth robes. 

The library on Wind Song has over 500 books, compact discs, and videos. 

The bill of fare on Wind Song is complemented by the signature cuisine of Los Angeles chef Joachim Splichal.

Evening meals are open seating in Wind Song’s main restaurant, meaning passengers arrive when they wish and sit where and with whom they please.

Wind Song’s “Sail Light” and Vegetarian menus feature several healthy choice options for guests sensitive to their intake of calories and fat grams. 

The Wind Song fitness center is outfitted with equipment comparable to shore side gyms for passengers who wish to maintain their regular fitness regime. 

Wind Song boasts a Marina deck at her stern that opens when she is docked or anchored.  Guest can swim, snorkel, water ski, kayak, or windsurf from the Marina deck, all with complimentary on board equipment. 

Evening entertainment on Wind Song usually includes a trio for dancing, the small casino, and stargazing. 

The Instructional Wheel on Wind Song’s top deck is a fixed ship’s wheel where sailing lessons are offered to passengers. 

“Casual elegance” is the suggested dress code on Wind Song; no suit, tie, or formal eveningwear is required. 

With its large skylight, Wind Song’s lounge is flooded with natural light during daytime hours. 

Wind Song has a hot tub and saltwater swimming pool. 

To the extent feasible, the needs of physically challenged guests are accommodated; however, Wind Song has no elevators and may be unsuitable for passengers requiring wheelchairs.

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