Archive: Ocean Crossings
Star Clippers: Message in a Bottle
| December 23, 2015

One of the many great traditions on our Atlantic Ocean Crossings is dropping a message in a bottle. On December 16, 2015, Mike Ley found one of our MIB about 58 miles south of the Malaquite Visitors Center on Padre Island National Seashore (PINS) in South Texas. This is the 7th MIB that him and […]

Yoga on Deck a Hit – More to Come in 2015!
| December 11, 2014

Yoga expert Christel Vollmer was onboard Royal Clipper’s transatlantic sailing offering twice-daily yoga lessons at sunrise and sunset. Yoga on the beautiful teak decks as the sun rises or sets over sea is an ethereal experience and all were welcomed. Christel praised the “super supportive” Captain Sergey Tunikov and cruise director Lidija Jovic, who is […]

Crossing the ocean on a sailing ship: Is It For You?
| November 28, 2014

The following story is from Dave G. Houser’s feature in All Things Cruise. Assessing this voyage and your suitability for it, I must caution that such a crossing is not for everyone. If your sea-going experiences have been limited to traditional cruise ships you’ll have to ask yourself if you’re willing to forgo the casino […]

Cruise Diary: Crossing the Atlantic aboard a sailing ship, the Star Flyer
| November 20, 2014

The following story is from Dave G. Houser’s feature in All Things Cruise. Crossing the Atlantic on a sailing ship had been on my bucket list for many years – inspired largely by a couple of voyages I made with Star Clipper vessels Star Flyer and Royal Clipper in 1991 and 1995 respectively. When the […]

We’ve Arrived!
| November 10, 2014

Star Clippers’ Caribbean season has begun! After two weeks at sea Star Flyer arrived yesterday at Bridgetown, Barbados, and is now en route to the Panama Canal with some amazing calls along the way including Kralendjik, Bonaire; Willemstad, Curacao and Oranjestad, Aruba.