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Star Clippers Southern Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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27 Star Clippers Southern Caribbean Cruise Reviews


PJ Quilter avatar

PJ Quilter

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Barbados to Panama City

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A masted sailing ship, 14 nights and sail power 83% of the time. What an adventure! The ship built in 1992 was well maintained, staff friendly and food fantastic. Cabins are an adequate size; we were on the ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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StephWins

1 Review Written

Not just for retirees!

This cruise was a gift from my parents, otherwise we wouldn't have gone. However, we are so glad we did and we will do it again, and again, and again! My husband and I took our 4 yr old son on the cruise and ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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handle58

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Let's Go Again!

We had been out to the tall ship festival in Green Bay, WIsconsin in August 2016 and got a brochure about the Star Clipper tall ships. When our 1st vacation fell through we decided to do a cruise with Star ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Tim Barnard

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Lovely Experience

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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anybuddiesbusiness

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Expectations not met

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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matthewsteiger

1 Review Written

30 Helpful Votes

Couldn't Be Happier

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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dreamslp

3 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Could have been much better.

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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HappyTraveler10

3 Reviews Written

76 Helpful Votes

Extraordinary Experience!

I initially planned to be onboard for one week for the cruise to the Windward Islands. I have been on many regular cruises, and I have been on sailing vacations on 50 - 60 foot yachts. This was completely different ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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kazbaz@bellsouth.net

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

The best experience we've ever had

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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LayGoAdventures

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Our First Experience Was Amazing

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Mimi A

18 Reviews Written

93 Helpful Votes

Awesome Clipper Cruise Lived Up To the Hype

I had done extensive research on the Star Clipper website, YouTube, and Cruise Critic prior to deciding on the Royal Clipper Grenadine Islands itinerary as my husband was looking to visit smaller ports not available ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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cflight@sympatico.ca

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

The Clipper experience was great but has flaws

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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cflight@sympatico.ca

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Cruising by Sail Ship

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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proyle

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Experience ....BUT !

Just back from a week onboard the Royal Clipper, a 5 masted square rigged sailing ship [ apparently the largest in the world ]. It was an amazing experience to be on deck when the sails were unfurled each evening to ...
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Sail Date February 2014


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Laid back Josie

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Windward Islands on Royal Clipper

It has been a little over a month since our return and I just keep telling people about our cruise. We had an amazing time on our cruise. My husband and I will never cruise on a large ship again. The experience on a ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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littlesteps

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

NEVER AGAIN!!!! Going back to Windstar !

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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Island timers

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Birthday Celebration Grenadine Cruise

We chose this cruise for our sixtieth birthday celebration because we enjoy sailing and because we love the Grenadines. We are not experienced cruisers having only cruised once before with NCL and we didn't warm to ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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outriggerclub

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

The ship it what it's all about!

From the moment you first walk up the gangway and the Captain welcomes you aboard you know this cruise is going to be different. The ship is something else, surely no more ropes are left for the rest of the world ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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Celebrimbor

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Royal clipper - Grenadine Islands

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2013


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doubletabby

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Time on Royal Clipper

We absolutely loved the ship - having sailed on big ones before. The atmosphere is very en famille, no silly entertainment or slot machines and you get to places the other big ships cannot get to. Sail Away is ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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Nannabelle

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not for the incapacitated

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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VTJohn

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Royal Cipper - Be Aware and Beware

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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budaman

2 Reviews Written

Tales from the Caribbean: Our week aboard the Royal Clipper

It came & went so quickly, thankfully we have many pleasant memories and pictures to tide us over until our next adventure. Once again, Star Clipper's treated us to an excellent voyage......this time on the Royal ...
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Sail Date November 2009


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jimh

1 Review Written

SPV ROYAL CLIPPER, March 7, 2009 from Barbados

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2009


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mikekauffman

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Royal Clipper - January 17, 2009 Sailing

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2009


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