travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Star Clippers Star Clipper

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Introduction and History

Owned by Star Clippers, this distinctive Belgian-built, four-mast, 226-ft-tall sailing vessel provides an off-beat entry to the world of cruising for those who might not take a conventional cruise.

Completed in 1992, a year behind running mate Star Flyer, this 360-ft-long ship has a 72-member West Indian and European crew that hoists 16 sails measuring 36,000 sq ft. Any of the passengers can assist, which a few regularly do, but most are happy to st...

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OCG Class
Star Clipper
Year Built1992
Year Last Refurbished1997
Capacity170 passengers