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Everything old is new again. If there were a mantra for Star Clippers' marketing philosophy, that would be it. While the rest of the cruise industry marches to the drumbeat of bigger, faster, ...
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matthewsteiger
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
A cruise on a tall mast ship was on my bucket list for some time. I tried to get a friend to go with me but they either were afraid of being seasick or didn't want to spend the money. I am SO glad I went solo - it really was a trip of a ... Read more
dreamslp
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
This was our 4th cruise on Star Clipper so we knew what to expect. This one disappointed us, however. Pros: Food was good. Breakfast Buffett, Lunch Buffett, Dinner service. Cabin was clean. Ship was in great shape. The crew talent ... Read more
DIDISEVEN
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
I wasn't sure if I would be any good on a sailing ship but wanted to see the smaller island in the Virgin Islands...I was thrilled by how well appointed Star Clipper is....It's a newish ship built in a style one used to see in ... Read more
kjm350n2
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I took the Christmas 2015 voyage on Star Clipper through the leeward West Indies islands (St Maarten to St. Maarten) as a single traveler. There was no single supplement, which was a bonus. I’ve been a long time Windstar cruiser for ... Read more
LayGoAdventures
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
After sailing on mainstream cruises for years we decided to try Star Clippers. Wow, what a difference and what an experience. The ship was beautiful, the service was top notch and the food was delicious. The best part of the trip ... Read more
kazbaz@bellsouth.net
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Wanting something special to celebrate our 40th anniversary we chose the Star Clipper. We could not have made a better choice. There were only 100 passengers (out of a possible 170) on the first Caribbean sailing of the season so we felt ... Read more
Maggiethemap
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
If you have any understanding of sailing you will love this. Lots of passengers didn't know anything about sailing but still loved it because of the small number of passengers, delightful crew, fab service, comfortable cabins, air con, ... Read more
Jazandriki
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Star Clippers are unlike any other cruise line,you are sailing in every sense of the word We chose the Star Clipper sailing from Athens to Venice via Greek Islands Montenegro the Damatia Coast and finally Venice. Being a smaller ship ... Read more
jillyle
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
A wonderful experience! We just returned from a week aboard the Star Clipper which sailed to the three of the Greek Islands and two port in Turkey. We totally enjoyed are overall experience with a wonderful attentive staff, the ability to ... Read more
mapainter52
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
We went with a group of 60 or so. Vast majority were first timers with the exception of our travel agent, her assistant and their husbands. The ship was just great. Beautiful and nostalgic. The staff overall did a good job. Igor, the main ... Read more
egillette
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The finest sailing vacation ever, the Star Clipper cruise from Athens to the Greek Islands and several ports in Turkey afforded fabulous food, rest and sightseeing plus water sports and historical/cultural backgrounds during on-ship talks. ... Read more
bmolmod
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2014
I truly enjoyed our week upon the Star Clipper. Although my husband and I have cruised several large lines including Celebrity and Princess, nothing prepared us for this incredible sailing vessel.It is a sight to behold and the sound of ... Read more
Fasthound
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2014
Margaret and I have a couple of friends who seem to be on cruises all the time, so we had become curious about the experience. However, having sat on Riva deli Schiavoni in Venice with a cold glass of something white and Italian, watching ... Read more
kool-cruiser
Member Since 2009
1 review
15 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and I recently returned from our sixth Star Clipper cruise. This cruise took us around the BVI's, St Bart's and St Kitts. First the positive, great crew, excellent food and the ship was as stunning as ever. Don't expect ... Read more
TaraC
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our cruise started in St martin. This was a trip my husband won through work, the entire boat was chartered by this company. We were greeted warmly with a cool towel, snacks and tropical drink upon arrival. The boat was extremely clean and ... Read more
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littlesteps
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
29 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We were so excited for this trip on Star Clipper. What an adventure it was going to be. Well a disappointment it turned out to be. The ship and the sailing experience was really amazing and that is where the positive stops.... staff does ... Read more
Ron Swanson
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The trip just fell short on everything. Started badly by having a toilet blockage in the public bathroom having to be fixed through our cabin. Because we couldn't dress for dinner I asked for another cabin (there were plenty that were ... Read more
sailorjeff
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2013
We and another couple of our sailing friends embarqed on a weeks cruise in paradise. As sailors, we were not interested in the usual cruise ship with thousands of passengers, but to be under sail with a small group going to ports that the ... Read more
Sailer Lady
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Having sailed a 21-day Royal Clipper Transatlantic crossing in 2001, we anticipated another special voyage on the Star Clipper. We were definitely not disappointed. The officers and crew were most pleasant, accessible, and answered our ... Read more
Sue Gooch
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first "cruise" experience, chosen not for cruising as such but because it was a sailing ship and seemed infinitely more exciting. Although a cheaper cabin, ours was well fitted out with plenty of storage, a safe, 2 ... Read more
Stephen
Member Since 2002
5 reviews
16 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2011
The most important thing to bear in mind if you are looking at the Star Clipper is that this is a sailing holiday and not a cruise. Unlike the big cruise ships, these ships do not have stabilizers and therefore there can be quite a lot of ... Read more
cluso
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
532 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Star Clipper--Barbados to Panama Canal, 15 January 2011—14 Days Overall, we had a very good trip. However, we were a little disappointed with the "on board" experience compared to our 5 previous Star Clipper voyages. I identified the ... Read more
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Angela Yallop
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We travelled to Venice and stayed in a gem of a hotel away from the crowds but within walking distance of our embarkation port - San Basilio. Trundling our luggage over bridges and along side alleys, we quickly reached the port and joined ... Read more
Mike Kauffman
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
INTRODUCTION My wife and I sailed on the February 18, 2006 voyage of the Star Clipper round-trip from St. Maarten. It was by far the best vacation we have experienced. This was our eighth cruise overall, but first on a Clipper ship ... Read more

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