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Sailing Ship Cruises
For those who enjoy sailing ships and the adventure of an open deck and canvas overhead, we dedicate this page.  Also see our Cruise Ship travel topic. Wikipedia has a nice article on tall ships and lists all of them in the world with separate pages for most of them. Well-done!  Like any cruise, compare prices before booking as you may get a better deal using a cruise broker or consolidator, such as an online travel agency like Travelocity or Expedia, than booking directly with the cruise line.
 

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Small Ship Cruises.  This is the most comprehensive sailing ship site on the web. It has excellent detailed information about sailing ship cruises worldwide.
  

About.com-Cruise Lines With Sailing Ships.  About.Com's Cruise Lines With Sailing Ships section covers schooners, clipper ships and windjammers.
 
Google Search - Sailing Ship Cruises. A good list of sailing ship cruises.
 
Expedia - Cruise reviews.  They have two tall ship sailing cruise lines in their list - Windjammer Barefoot Cruises and Windstar Cruises.  Click on one of the hips listed to find out what your experience will be like aboard.
  
Mystic Whaler Cruises  Offers day sails, overnight and lobster dinner cruises aboard a tall ship sailing out of the small seaport of Mystic, Connecticut, USA.
 
SailingShipAdventures.  Excellent tall ship coverage. Sailing Ship Adventures is a specialty travel service that represents sailing ship owners and operators. You can book a voyage with them on a wide variety of sailing ships ranging from the largest full-rigged tall ship in the world, The Royal Clipper to smaller vessels ranging in length from 60 to 100 feet. They also have sailing yachts you can charter.
 
Travelocity - Windstar Cruises  They offer one tall ship cruise company - Windstar.
  
Windjammer Barefoot Cruises.  Caution. As of October 2007, this popular sailing ship company was having financial difficulties and news reports indicate that it might have to seek bankruptcy protection.  It has cancelled some cruises. Check their website, or with your travel agent, online travel website or do a search on the web for the latest information.  They are a family-owned company and it is too bad this has happened. We hope there is a happy ending to the story.
 
Windstar Cruises.  One of the two most popular tall ship cruise lines.
 
Yahoo Search - Sailing Ship Cruises A good list of sailing ship cruises.
 
American Sail Training Association (ASTA).  The American Sail Training Association is a nonprofit organization focused on youth education, leadership development and the preservation of the maritime heritage of North America. In addition to organizing the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Series, ASTA manages scholarship programs to make sail training experiences more affordable for young people.  They also provide grant programs to assist the crews of ASTA member ships with the costs of professional development courses and licensing requirements.  ASTA also publishes SAIL TALL SHIPS! A Directory of Sail Training and Adventure at Sea.
 
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