travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Star Clippers Royal Clipper

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Introduction and History

This Star Clippers sailing ship was built in Poland from an unfinished hull. Registered in Luxembourg, the ship is 439 ft long and weighs 5,000 tons. Envisioned by Swedish entrepreneur and sailing enthusiast Mikael Krafft, Royal Clipper boasts four passenger decks and is twice the size of its more yachtlike, 2,298-ton, barkentine-rigged siblings, Star Clipper (1992) and Star Flyer (1991).

In fact, it is the largest square-rigged sailing ...

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OCG Class
Royal Clipper
Year Built2000
Year Last Refurbished-
Capacity227 passengers