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  • Fleet consists of three upscale sailing ships; fourth to arrive in 2017
  • Informal classes in things like knot-tying or celestial navigation
  • Specializes in offbeat itineraries in Europe and the Caribbean
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14 Star Clippers Family Cruise Reviews

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leeds cruiser
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Be in no doubt this is a beautiful ship. This was our third voyage with them this year. We did one last year and we have another to come in 2016. On the other hand we may not book any more. Only vague thought seems to have been given ... Read more
manengineer13
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was our fourth cruise via Star Clippers and a disappointment. Our accommodations were fine and the overall service was great, especially in the dining room. The Hotel Manager (Arnold Deutchl) was exceptionally helpful and competent. ... Read more
Quiggley
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
My Experience on the Star Flyer I’m surprised by the tenor of the reviews here. We just returned from a 7-day cruise on the Star Flyer, where we had a wonderful time. Overall The ship is a working sailing vessel and, as ... Read more
watercolourpainter
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Embarkation was fairly smooth. We managed to get an upgrade to a deluxe cabin, which was lucky as we were late bookers. We found the welcome tedious as the girl repeated everything in four languages. The cabin was fine with a shower ... Read more
Maranee
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
A cruise on a sailing cruise ship sounds like unbelievable heaven. Sailing on the Mediterranean, to all the beautiful ports on the French Riviera, sounds wonderful right? Boy was I wrong. First off we got rooms, side by side on the top. ... Read more
fortyniner49
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
As this was our fourth cruise with Star Clippers it would seem obvious we were fans of this line. Unfortunately this latest experience will not encourage us to return. Yes Royal Clipper is starting to show her age but the actual sailing ... Read more
cflight@sympatico.ca
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
It was a different way to cruise the Caribbean. Just the sight of all the sails flying above the ship peaked our interest in going on this unique type of vessel. We had cruised about 15 times prior on the typical cruise ships (Carnival, ... Read more
cflight@sympatico.ca
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2014
It was a different way to cruise the Caribbean. Just the sight of all the sails flying above the ship peaked our interest in going on this unique type of vessel. We had cruised about 15 times prior on the typical cruise ships (Carnival, ... Read more
ToTravelIsToLive
Member Since 2012
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
In booking our cruise aboard the Royal Clipper, I searched for any family reviews and found very few, prompting this review. Our cruising family including myself and DH, 2 girls ages 8 and 10 (turned 11 aboard the ship), parents (mid 60's, ... Read more
Ron Swanson
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
CassNJ
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
35 forum posts
0 helpful votes
When booking our first ever cruise, I was nervous about what I had read on the boards regarding kids on Star Clipper. So I thought I would share our experience which can be summoned up in a single word- Great!!!!!I have 9 year old son and ... Read more
Nannabelle
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2010
We flew to Barbados a day early so as not to miss the departure, had a reservation with the Pirates Cove Inn. That was a glorious experience. Everyone was so friendly and helpful.We were not able to board the ship until 4PM even tho' it ... Read more
SKYHALL
Member Since 2008
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I booked this cruise for myself and my 17 year old daughter as a high school graduation present. Our first night on the cruise couldn't have been better. We got there at midnight so we were exhausted. When we started sailing it was ... Read more
mikekauffman
Member Since 2001
1 review
10 forum posts
0 helpful votes
INTRODUCTION My wife and I sailed on the January 17, 2009 voyage of the Royal Clipper round-trip from Barbados. This was our second cruise with Star Clippers, having also sailed on the Star Clipper in 2006. Our previous cruises were on ... Read more

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