Island Windjammer Cruises

Island Windjammers Tall Ship Vela

Ship Specifications

Length: 156 feet
Beam: 30 feet
Draft: 14 feet
Built: 1988
Crew: 10
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!


Rates are PER CABIN, in U.S. funds.

Solo cabins are single occupancy. All other cabins are double occupancy.

Cruise rates include meals, beverages (water, juice, soda, beer, wine, and rum punch), cabin service, port charges and taxes, and complimentary use of snorkel gear for the week. You’re welcome to bring your own spirits on board to mix your favorite drinks.

Payment Terms
A deposit of $750 pp is required on 6-night sailings, or $1500 pp on premium cabins. The deposit on 12-night sailings is $1500 pp. Balance is due no later than 90 days prior to sailing. Full payment is required if reserving online or within 90 days of sailing. Book online or give us a call Monday through Friday 9 AM to 5 PM EST at 877.772.4549. After hours and weekends leave a voice message and your call will be returned promptly.

Payment may be made with Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express. Checks are not accepted.

Here’s a link to our complete Cruise Terms & Conditions.

2018 + 2019 Per Cabin Rates 6-Night Sailings
Sunday to Saturday
12-Night Sailings
Sunday to Friday
  High
Mid-Dec - May
Low
June - Mid-Dec
Aug | Oct
Island Girl Savings
Explorer Captain’s
Special
Cadet Solo 1 - 2 2700 2500 2000 4275 3775
Standard Cabin 3 - 4 4800 4400 3400 7350 6350
Deluxe Cabin 5 - 6 5200 4800 3800 8150 7150
Staysail Cabin 11 - 15 5400 5000 4000 8550 7550
Compass Cabin 16 - 17 5800 5400 4400 9350 8350
Topsail Cabin 9 6200 5800 4800 10,150 9150
Owners’ Suite 7 7000 6600 5600 11,750 10,750
Rates are PER CABIN, in U.S. funds.
 
2020 Rates Per Cabin Rates 6-Night Sailings
Sunday to Saturday
12-Night Sailings
Sunday to Friday
  High
Mid-Dec - May
Low
June - Mid-Dec
Aug | Oct
Island Girl Savings
Explorer Captain’s
Special
Cadet Solo 1 - 2 2750 2550 2050 4375 3875
Standard Cabin 3 - 4 4900 4500 3500 7550 6550
Deluxe Cabin 5 - 6 5300 4900 3900 8350 7350
Staysail Cabin 11 - 15 5500 5100 4100 8750 7750
Compass Cabin 16 - 17 5900 5500 4500 9550 8550
Topsail Cabin 9 6300 5900 4900 10,350 9350
Owners’ Suite 7 7100 6700 5700 11,950 10,950
Rates are PER CABIN, in U.S. funds.
 
Island Windjammers Tall Ship Vela Deck Plan

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

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

Staysail Cabin features a roomy double berth, and a private bathroom with shower.

Staysail Cabin features a roomy double berth, and a private bathroom with shower.

Staysail Cabin features a roomy double berth, and a private bathroom with shower.

Staysail Cabin features a roomy double berth, 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.

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.

 

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 and a private bathroom with shower.

Staysail Cabins feature a roomy double berth and 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.

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