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Royal Clipper

The launch of the Royal Clipper was inspired by the legendary Tall Ship, Preussen and has the proud distinction of being first five-masted sailing ship built since her predecessor was launched at the beginning of the last century. With a complement of 42 sails, Royal Clipper is a splendid sight to behold. You might think she was an apparition from the grand age of sail, but Royal clipper is as new as tomorrow, boasting state of the art navigation systems and every comfort and luxury guests could want.

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Ship Stats and Features

Year Entered Service 2000
Tonnage 5000
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins 0
Number Of Decks 4
Number Of Elevators 0
Number Of Pools 3
Number Of Restaurants 1
Maximum Capacity 228
Crew 106
Refurbished 2007

Ship Facilities

Dining on Royal Clipper is, like many voyages at sea, a focal point when it comes to the cruising experience. Breakfast and lunch feature a buffet, with an extensive variety of dishes to choose from. Dinner is a more formal waiter service affair, featuring 6 courses, an impressive wine list and complimentary after dinner teas and coffees.

Once a sailing, there is also a special gala deck lunch, where local themed dishes can be enjoyed in the main bar deck area, presenting guests with a great opportunity to relax with fellow passengers over speciality dishes from the regions visited.

Entertainment on a Star Clippers voyage is lower key than you may find on a regular ocean cruise liner, but there are still plenty of ways to have fun once the sun goes down. Once a voyage the crew showcase a 'talent night' where you'll be treated to a selection of comedy, magic, dancing or musical acts - all of which are hugely entertaining. There's a piano bar onboard for those more refined romantic evenings. However, most evenings are spent swapping stories of the day with fellow guests and with fewer people onboard, expect to make friends for life!

Spa and fitness

Although the ship may be small in size, there are plenty of facilities to help guests feel refreshed and rejuvenated:

  • Health Club & Spa
  • Sauna
  • Gym
  • 3 Outdoor Swimming Pools


With complimentary watersports (facilities are carried on the ship), fans of scuba diving, snorkelling, and canoeing- to name just a few- will be well looked after. For a more unique activity, the nature of the sailing experience means the crew will happily welcome any keen passengers to join their crew as they hoist the sails ready for the off. Climbing the rigging is also on the cards for anyone with a head for heights - we gather the views are stunning!

Customer reviews for Royal Clipper

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