Archive: Nautical Stuff
Star Clippers: Climbing the Mast
| January 8, 2016

One of the unique activities aboard a Star Clippers tall ship is the chance to climb the mast. Guests are harnessed in and climb up a rope ladder to the Crow’s Nest. A great view is in store for all who make the climb. Share your images with us at  

Taking the Kids: Star Clippers
| July 13, 2015

Thinking of taking the kids on your next Star Clippers adventure? We love to have kids on board all our ships. Activities including nautical training with the staff, knot tying classes, snorkeling, diving, kayaking, and climbing the mast.    

Sunsets Through the Lines
| March 12, 2015

Mediterranean and Caribbean landscapes might be different, but one there is one constant between the two destinations: Star Clippers and gorgeous sunsets go hand in hand. There’s something so magical about watching the sun sink into the horizon through the frame of the line or crosshatch of the bowsprit net. It’s no wonder guests are […]

Top 10 Sailing Superstitions in Honor of Friday the 13th
| February 13, 2015

Star Clippers evokes the golden age of sailing, a time hundreds of years ago when the seas teemed with tall ships and clippers traveled the seven seas carrying cargo along trade routes. Sailors developed some pretty interesting superstitions in that time, with some even dating back to the ancient days of sailing. In honor of […]

Up and Away!
| December 22, 2014

Wendy Jensen, of Star Clippers, shared these fabulous photos of her mast climbing adventure on Star Clipper. Did you know that you can climb the mast while sailing along? Imagine the thrill of climbing high as the ship glides along the Caribbean or Mediterranean Sea! That adds another facet to what could otherwise feel like […]