travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Star Clippers Star Flyer

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Introduction and History

This 360-ft sailing ship from Star Clippers was completed in 1991 as the first of two large, barkentine-rigged ships with four masts soaring 226 feet and handling 36,000 sq ft of sails. Its sister ship carries the name Star Clipper, and its larger running mate is the Royal Clipper.

They represent the dream of Swedish yacht owner Mikael Krafft, and together, these ships recall a spiffed-up passenger version of the fast cargo clippers of the mi...

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OCG Class
Star Flyer
Year Built1991
Year Last Refurbished1998
Capacity170 passengers