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 Royal Clipper

Launched in 2001 using a half-finished hull built in Poland, the Royal Clipper has five masts with up to 42 sails - creating a total sail area of 54,000 sq. ft. The 5,051 gt tall ship accommodates 228 lucky passengers.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Jim Hebert 58 2 Windward Islands

    Our March 2009 Caribbean 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,...read more

    133 users found this review helpful.
  • Jose Sa

    41 to 50 2nd Cruise Western Mediterranean

    Let me congratulate Star Clippers for this new sailing ship. Its beauty is absolutely beyond any comparison. Everywhere we went on our seven days cruise there were people looking...read more

    40 users found this review helpful.
  • John Bradford

    55 12 Southern Caribbean

    Summary: Big sailing ship - not a hotel. With all the trimmings of a cruise without the annoyances. Biggest sailing cruise ship in the world - certainly bigger than any plying the...read more

    85 users found this review helpful.
  • John Gawne

    59 10 Southern Caribbean

    Royal Clipper Barbados, St. Lucia, Terre de Haut (Iles des Saintes), Dominica, Antigua. St. Kitts, Martinique, Barbados After numerous cruises to the Western...read more

    72 users found this review helpful.
  • Philminn

    49 14 Southern Caribbean

    We have cruised about a dozen times before, on the large cruise ships of Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Princess, Norwegian, and Celebrity. We were intrigued with taking a cruise on a...read more

    58 users found this review helpful.
  • Bob Shaugnessy n/a n/a Eastern Mediterranean

    We reserved the owner’s cabin 001, approximately 18 months earlier After the ship departed Istanbul we returned to our cabin and discovered a fowl smell. The odor was similar to a...read more

    60 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Star Clippers
  • Capacity (double occupancy):228
  • Builder:Stocznia Gdanska / Merwede Shipyard
  • Full Capacity:250
  • Inaugurated:2000
  • Space Ratio:22.2 / 20.2
  • Gross Tonnage:5,051gt
  • Crew:100
  • Length:440 ft. / 134 m