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Royal Clipper Review

4.0 / 5.0
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98 reviews

Beautiful sailing

Review for Royal Clipper to the Caribbean
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First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Feb 2019

We chose this ship as we are avid sailors, and if you want to sail in a tall ship, this is probably the best.

However, this comes with some compromises that have to be accepted. The ship is small, at 4400 gross tonnes. It is a sailing ship so will heel gently to the wind and have a genteel motion. There are no elevators, no climbing walls, no casino, One restaurant and no constant tannoy announcements. The cabins are small (it's a tall ship).

What you do get is some special sailing on a beautiful ship with traditional mahogany and brass interiors, all scrupulously clean and maintained. A library and piano bar, a high crew to passenger ratio, an open bridge policy, good food and helpful crew. There are only c200 guests and 105 crew. The bar staff will know you by name in the first day.

Cabin Review

Cabin 3

Small mid ships cabin, has everything you really need. On the high deck, close to amenities and quiet.

Only has a "French bed" double, one side against the wall so you have to climb over your partner.

Other cabins can have two singles or other configurations.

The category 1 cabins are close to the tropical bar, are expensive, quite large but can get noisy.

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