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Set sail with Darth Vader on Star Wars Day at Sea

Ahoy, Stormtroopers! Disney Cruises takes high drama to the high seas with its Star Wars Day at Sea, starting in early 2016.

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Watch your manners or Darth Vader may make you walk the plank. Lucasfilm

"Star Wars" fans don't have to wait for the Millennium Falcon to make a pit stop in their hometown to make dreams of traveling with Chewbacca come true. And if you prefer the Sith side of life, Disney has you covered too.

While a vacation to Endor or Bespin may have to wait, fans can still take a trip with their favorite Jedi, Sith Lord, bounty hunter and Wookiee on Disney Cruise Line's Star Wars Day at Sea, beginning in 2016.

"As the first official appearance of the heroes and villains of Star Wars aboard a Disney Cruise Line ship, Star Wars Day at Sea combines the power of the Force and the magic of Disney," according to the Disney Cruise Line website.

Guests of "Star Wars Day at Sea" will be transported "to a galaxy far, far away -- in the Western Caribbean" for one day during their voyage.

Darth Vader, Chewbacca, Boba Fett, Stormtroopers and other characters will be onboard for scheduled meet and greets, as well as roaming on deck for photo ops with fans. Guests are also encouraged to cosplay as their favorite characters.

Fans can also expect "Star Wars"-themed activities for kids including arts and crafts and trivia games. The ship will also host the very popular Jedi Training Academy experience, which invites young Padawans to learn lightsaber moves from a Jedi Master, and then face a final test against Darth Vader himself.

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Even Chewbacca loves a fun cruise. Lucasfilm

For the adults, the ship's nightclub will be redecorated to look like the Mos Eisley cantina with various scum and villainy in attendance. "Star Wars" specialty cocktails will be served with cantina music setting the mood. Just don't shoot first.

Guests will also be treated to the first six "Star Wars" films as well as episodes of the animated series "Star Wars Rebels." Yet to be announced "Star Wars" celebrities will be on board to share their behind-the-scenes stories, meet fans and sign autographs.

And it just wouldn't be a Star Wars Day -- or Disney -- unless there was a celebration complete with fireworks.

"Star Wars characters converge on the deck stage for a celebration of the Star Wars saga in a show featuring special effects and guest participation," according to StarWars.com. "The deck party culminates in a spectacular display of themed pyrotechnics, lighting, sound effects, lasers and Star Wars."

Star Wars Day at Sea is only available on the Disney Fantasy Cruise Lines on eight select Western Caribbean sailings, from January through April in 2016.