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Star Clippers

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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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19 Star Clippers Luxury Cruise Reviews
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DrTomMDDE
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
A small ship able to visit the smaller, uncrowded islands, excellent food, fantastic and reasonable shore excursions with a wonderful cruise director, and pleasant company. What more can one ask? Well, maybe rolling out of bed and ... Read more
JimmyDee54
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Chose this cruise because we wanted a proper sailing adventure and did not want a large floating hotel, - and It was just fabulous ! We enjoyed every single minute of this voyage. Yes - the cabins are quite "cosy" , but they have ... Read more
standacre59
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Our Cruise was the Windward Islands. We had never been cruising before. It was a very different experience. We were some of the youngest passengers in our late 50s and early 60s and many of the passengers were over 80! The evening ... Read more
Jo Cameron
Member Since 2017
1 review
28 helpful votes
We crafted our whole 5 week holiday from Australia around this cruise. It all sounded so fabulous that we were prepared to make significant concessions with our other travel arrangements to work with the cruise dates. Unfortunately, ... Read more
anybuddiesbusiness
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
The Royal Clipper is a beautiful sailing ship. What excited us the most was the chance to see the five masted fully rigged ship from one of our excursions. Unfortunately, Captain Mariusz Szalek sailed the tall ship using mostly the ... Read more
Ray53H
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Looking for a unusual island hopping experience in the Aegean and stumbled across the stunningly beautiful Royal Clipper. The holiday was arranged through travel who arranged flights to Athens and from Istanbul. Because of the situation ... Read more
Quiggley
Member Since 2015
1 review
32 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
Trishmc170
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Ship was contracted out so majority of passengers were from UK. The embarkation could have been a better experience as it was very hot and we didn't see the drinks on offer in tent until it was too late. Once om board the queuing and ... Read more
Ulfkr
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2013
Recommended by a friend who also went on the same cruice, and he was a friend if the owner which he helped to finance to built the ships.. At that time I was living in Sweden. The crew and service aboard was absolut excellent. And I meet ... Read more
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Celebrimbor
Member Since 2012
1 review
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Hello every one, We are a couple of 33 and 34years and we've done our first cruise on the Royal Clipper, the 26th January to 2nd february in the Grenadines islands. We do not regret the expensive ticket because the cruise has been ... Read more
Ron Bell
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2011
Having cruised with Star Clippers before my wife and I were well aware of the standard of service to expect from this ship and we were not disappointed. The cruise included lectures and accompanied excursions by Mr David Bellamy. The ... Read more
Eleanor Godwin
Member Since 2011
1 review
We organized 5 couples for the trip of a lifetime aboard the Royal Clipper, the largest of the Star Clipper Cruise Line. When we first stepped onto this boat, we knew we were in for a treat. Everything about it was perfect - the entire ... Read more
popeye1954
1 review
4 helpful votes
I have just returned from a wonderful holiday on the Star Flyer in the Mediterranean, overall it was a memorable trip, but marred slightly by things which could be improved so easily! I estimate that 80% of the passengers were non ... Read more
CapeDory
Member Since 2009
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
REVIEW - MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE ABOARD THE ROYAL CLIPPER ROME TO VENICE A Little Information about Star Clippers Let me say right from the start that I am a big fan of the Star Clippers sailing experience. This cruise is our 5th on ... Read more
VTJohn
Member Since 2010
1 review
3 helpful votes
Our expectations were high as we left our comfortable Barbados hotel after four nights to join the Royal Clipper. We should have stayed in Barbados. Something seemed odd that we could only board a ship which had docked at 7am after 4pm, ... Read more
jimh
Member Since 2009
1 review
Our March 2009 cruise on the SPV ROYAL CLIPPER was a delightful experience that exceeded our expectations. The ship is beautiful, the crew extremely friendly, professional, and helpful, and our fellow passengers were great and interesting ... Read more
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mikekauffman
Member Since 2001
1 review
10 forum posts
2 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
Tim Barnard
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We have never been on a Cruise before and I don't think we would go on the big ships but we would go on one of the star clippers again as we were captivated by the experience. I can't compare it to other cruises in terms of cabin or food ... Read more
icarter
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We choose this cruise because we were already going to Cuba for 5 days prior and 3 days following; but we wish that we hadn't! We boarded on January 7: We were picked up by Star Flyer bus at Iberostar. We were not on the passenger list. ... Read more

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