Island Windjammer Cruises

Island Windjammers Tall Ship Vela

Ship Specifications

Length: 156 feet
Beam: 30 feet
Draft: 14 feet
Built: 1988
Crew: 12
Capacity: 26

Her name means sail. One look, and you’ll be taken back to a time when tall ships ruled the waves. Everything about Vela will light your imagination, and inspire a sense of wanderlust. Newly refitted, Vela's snug cabins all feature portholes and private bathrooms. Her teak decks are spacious and inviting, with plenty of room to spread out.

Sail Vela, and experience the kind of adventure that fulfills your pirate soul, in 21st century comfort!


Vela accommodates 26 guests in air-conditioned single and double occupancy cabins. All cabins feature portholes, 110v outlets, blow dryers, and shampoo/soap are provided in all cabins.

Cadet Solo Cabins are single occupancy cabins with a raised berth and a compact, all-in-one bathroom.

Standard Cabins feature a wider lower and single upper berth and an all-in-one shower/bathroom.

Deluxe Cabins feature a double lower and single upper berth, or a double lower only, and a private bathroom with shower.

Compass Cabins are located in the aft section of the ship. These spacious cabins feature a queen size bed (no upper bunk) and an ensuite bathroom with shower.

A queen size bed and luxury bathroom are the star features of the roomy Topsail Cabin.

The spacious Owner’s Suite boasts a king size bed and large bathroom. There are portholes in both the cabin and the bathroom.

Island Windjammers Tall Ship Vela Deck Plan

Cadet Solo Cabin: Single occupancy cabin with a raised berth and compact, all-in-one bathroom.

Cadet Solo Cabin: Single occupancy cabin with a raised berth and compact, all-in-one bathroom.

Standard Cabin: Wider lower and single upper berth and an all-in-one shower/bathroom.

Standard Cabin: Wider lower and single upper berth and an all-in-one shower/bathroom.

Deluxe Cabin: Double lower and single upper berth and a private bathroom with shower.

Deluxe Cabin: Double lower and single upper berth and a private bathroom with shower.

The spacious Owner’s Suite boasts a king size bed and large bathroom. There are portholes in both the cabin and the bathroom.

Topsail Cabin: The only one of it's kind on the ship, the cabin boasts a queen size bed and luxury bathroom.

Deluxe Cabin: Double lower berth and single upper berth (Double lower only after August, 2017) and private bath with shower.

Deluxe Cabin: Double lower berth and single upper berth (Double lower only after August, 2017) and private bath with shower.

Deluxe Cabin: Double lower berth and single upper berth (Double lower only after August, 2017) and private bath with shower.

Deluxe Cabin: Double lower berth and single upper berth (Double lower only after August, 2017) and private bath with shower.

Compass Cabins are located in the aft section of the ship. These spacious cabins feature a queen size bed (no upper bunk) and an ensuite bathroom with shower.

Compass Cabins are located in the aft section of the ship. These spacious cabins feature a queen size bed (no upper bunk) and an ensuite bathroom with shower.

Cruise rates are inclusive of all onboard meals and snacks, beverages (water, juice, soda, beer, wine, and rum punch), port charges and taxes, and complimentary use of snorkel gear for the week.

Rates are in US funds, per person based upon double occupancy, unless noted otherwise. Please see our Cruise Terms & Conditions for more information.

Sailing Dates Itinerary Embark/
Disembark
Cabin Pricing (Per Person)
May 28, 2017 - Jun 03, 2017 Windward RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,125
Jun 04, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,125
Jun 11, 2017 - Jun 17, 2017 Windward RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,125
Jun 18, 2017 - Jun 24, 2017 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,125
Jun 25, 2017 - Jul 01, 2017 Windward RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,125
Aug 27, 2017 - Sep 02, 2017 Windward RT Grenada
Rates from $1,625
August & September Savings
Sep 03, 2017 - Sep 09, 2017 Windward RT Grenada
Rates from $1,625
Pirate Week - August & September Savings
Sep 10, 2017 - Sep 16, 2017 Windward RT Grenada
Rates from $1,625
August & September Savings
Sep 17, 2017 - Sep 23, 2017 Windward RT Grenada
Rates from $1,625
Taste of the Islands - August & September Savings
Sep 24, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017 Windward RT Grenada
Rates from $1,625
August & September Savings
Oct 01, 2017 - Oct 07, 2017 Windward RT Grenada
Rates from $1,625
August & September Savings
Oct 08, 2017 - Oct 14, 2017 Windward Grenada/
St Lucia
Rates from $2,125
Oct 15, 2017 - Oct 21, 2017 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,125
Oct 22, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,125
Rum Cruise
Oct 29, 2017 - Nov 04, 2017 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,125
Nov 05, 2017 - Nov 11, 2017 Windward RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,125
Nov 12, 2017 - Nov 18, 2017 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,125
Nov 19, 2017 - Nov 25, 2017 Windward RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,125
Nov 26, 2017 - Dec 02, 2017 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,125
Dec 03, 2017 - Dec 09, 2017 Windward RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,125
Dec 10, 2017 - Dec 22, 2017 FWI/Windward RT St Lucia
Rates from $3,525
12 Night Explorer Cruise
Dec 24, 2017 - Dec 30, 2017 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Dec 31, 2017 - Jan 06, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Jan 07, 2018 - Jan 13, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Jan 14, 2018 - Jan 20, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Jan 21, 2018 - Jan 27, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Jan 28, 2018 - Feb 03, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Feb 04, 2018 - Feb 10, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Feb 11, 2018 - Feb 17, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Feb 18, 2018 - Feb 24, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Feb 25, 2018 - Mar 03, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Mar 04, 2018 - Mar 10, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Mar 11, 2018 - Mar 17, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Mar 18, 2018 - Mar 24, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Mar 25, 2018 - Mar 31, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Apr 01, 2018 - Apr 07, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Apr 08, 2018 - Apr 14, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Apr 15, 2018 - Apr 21, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Apr 22, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
Apr 29, 2018 - May 05, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
May 06, 2018 - May 12, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
May 13, 2018 - May 19, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,400
May 20, 2018 - Jun 01, 2018 FWI/Windward RT St Lucia
Rates from $3,175
12 Night Explorer - Captain's Special
Jul 22, 2018 - Jul 28, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,200
Taste of the Islands
Jul 29, 2018 - Aug 04, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $1,700
August & September Savings
Aug 05, 2018 - Aug 11, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $1,700
August & September Savings
Aug 12, 2018 - Aug 18, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $1,700
August & September Savings
Aug 19, 2018 - Aug 25, 2018 Windward St Lucia/
Grenada
Rates from $1,700
August & September Savings
Aug 26, 2018 - Sep 01, 2018 Windward RT Grenada
Rates from $1,700
August & September Savings
Sep 02, 2018 - Sep 08, 2018 Windward RT Grenada
Rates from $1,700
August & September Savings
Sep 09, 2018 - Sep 15, 2018 Windward RT Grenada
Rates from $1,700
August & September Savings
Sep 16, 2018 - Sep 22, 2018 Windward RT Grenada
Rates from $1,700
August & September Savings
Sep 23, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018 Windward RT Grenada
Rates from $1,700
Pirate Week - August & September Savings
Sep 30, 2018 - Oct 06, 2018 Windward RT Grenada
Rates from $2,200
Oct 07, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018 Windward RT Grenada
Rates from $2,200
Oct 14, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018 Windward RT Grenada
Rates from $2,200
Oct 21, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018 Windward RT Grenada
Rates from $2,200
Fleet Week
Oct 28, 2018 - Nov 03, 2018 Windward Grenada/
St Lucia
Rates from $2,200
Nov 04, 2018 - Nov 10, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,200
Nov 11, 2018 - Nov 17, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,200
Nov 18, 2018 - Nov 24, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,200
Nov 25, 2018 - Dec 01, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,200
Dec 02, 2018 - Dec 08, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,200
Dec 09, 2018 - Dec 21, 2018 FWI/Windward RT St Lucia
Rates from $3,675
12 Night Explorer Cruise
Dec 23, 2018 - Dec 29, 2018 French W. Indies RT St Lucia
Rates from $2,450
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