Discover the forgotten connections between the Caribbean and 18th-century America on a cruise aboard the legendary Sea Cloud. From Barbados, sail to Nevis, the birthplace of Alexander Hamilton, to visit his childhood home. Call at St. Kitts and St. Eustatius, two small islands whose histories shaped the course of the American Revolution. Enjoy the white-sand beaches of St. Barthélemy before stepping ashore at Îles des Saintes, site of a significant naval battle between the British and the French. Explore the natural volcanic wonders of St. Lucia before returning to Barbados.
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- International Ocean & Sea Voyages
- Departure Dates
- Jan 25, 2020 - Feb 1, 2020
With her rich mahogany and gleaming brass, the legendary Sea Cloud travels under 30 billowing sails trimmed by hand. Her original owners, heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post and financier E. F. Hutton, desired a craft like no other. They spared no expense to create the largest private sailing ship ever built and in 1931, Sea Cloud was launched. In the ’30s and ’40s, as she sailed the world, the four-masted beauty was host to leaders including the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Sweden’s King Gustavus V. Now carefully restored by a team of master craftspeople, this great lady continues to offer elegant quarters, fine dining, and impeccable service. Praised by the world’s most discerning travelers, Sea Cloud receives consistently high rankings from Condé Nast Traveler.
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