14 days to cross Atlantic to Lisbon was amazing. 195 passengers and it has spoilt us for anything larger now.

Wind Surf Cruise Review to Transatlantic

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 6
Helpful Votes: 55

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
Wind Surf

14 Night Ocean Crossings (Philipsburg To Lisbon)

Sail date: March 31, 2018

Ship: Wind Surf

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 138

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

195 passengers 14 days at sea, perfect service and food, what more could you want? Weather was great for 10 of these days too. Last two days were rough, but this is the Atlantic Ocean after all.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Would put 6 stars if I could!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Amazing in every respect

Amphora A

5 out of 5

Brilliant food and service

The Yacht Club Cafe'

4 out of 5

Small coffee shop style venue, great service and food

The Veranda

5 out of 5

Another great relaxed venue

The Terrace Bar

5 out of 5

Great on warm sunny dAys. Great for breakfast and lunch

Room Service

5 out of 5

Fast and efficient

Candles

5 out of 5

Lovely on deck menu was small but wonderful

Stella Bistro

5 out of 5

Exceptional food and service.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
There is not much due to size of ship, well yacht but we knew that. But what was on offer was enough and was well presented. This type of cruise is about sailing on a Tall Ship not bingo in the main lounge! Music was good and guests were catered for. I paint and sew so found like minded guest easily. It was all a great 2 weeks.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
They were good. It was mostly in bar or lounge but adequate for this cruise.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The best we have ever experienced on many cruises. Highly recommend this type of cruise.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
This is a Sailing yatch so it was smAll but plenty of deck space and inside cosy corners too. Spotless too.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Midship aft, great size and the most storage we have e etc had. Bed was amazing, and very clean.

Ship tip

Do it, it was so different to a cruise ship. Atmosphere is very relaxed Nd you are know by name by everyone, how, I don’t know! experience an open Bridge where you really can talk about the route, weather And see what a working bright feels like. Be part of a working yatch and really get to know other passengers. Take lots of books to read, sewing, painting etc to fill your days. Yoga and Pilates and stretches are not charged for.

Ports of call

Bridgetown, Barbados

4 out of 5
We spent two days here prior to boarding. Larding took 5 minutes.

Lisbon, Portugal

5 out of 5
Spent 4 days post cruise, in cascade, it’s fabulous.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Took 5 minutes...fAbulous.
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