Top Cruises on Small Ships - South Arkansas Sun

If you are feeling a sense of wanderlust and ready to explore off-the-beaten-path destinations in far-flung corners of the world, consider booking a small ship cruise.

Star Clippers: Royal Clipper Inspired by the 1902 Preussen, the first five-masted ship, Royal Clipper was launched in 2000 as a real sailing yacht with 42 sails totaling 54,000 square feet.

Sea Cloud Cruises: Sea Cloud This famed windjammer was built in 1931 for Wall Street broker Edward Francis Hutton and his wife, philanthropist Marjorie Merriweather Post.

Atlas Ocean Voyages: World Navigator Atlas Ocean Voyages' World Navigator launched in 2021. The 423-foot ship sails to exotic destinations with 196 passengers and 127 employees.

Celebrity Cruises: Celebrity Flora This 100-passenger luxury mega-yacht is the first ship of its kind built for the Galápagos Islands.

Windstar Cruises: Wind Star When it first launched in Le Havre, France, in November 1985, Wind Star was the world's largest sailing vessel and the flagship for the line.

Viking Cruises: Viking Octantis Built in 2022, Viking's new Polar Class 6 ship, Viking Octantis, is 665 feet in length and accommodates 378 guests in 189 staterooms and 256 crew

Emerald Cruises: Emerald Azzurra Emerald Cruises' luxurious 360-foot superyacht, Emerald Azzurra, launched in May 2022.

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