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 Founding Father 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 Iles des Saintes, site of the most significant naval battle ever fought in the Caribbean between the British and the French. Explore the natural volcanic wonders of St. Lucia before returning to Barbados. Optional Barbados prelude.