If you’ve sailed onboard Star Clippers or seen pretty pictures of the ships at sea then you likely know that the fleet travels under sail whenever possible. When sailing it’s vital to understand the direction and strength of the wind to maintain direction and speed. Years ago sailors had to rely on weather lore and […]
As part of its ongoing program to keep the tall ships of Star Clippers looking fresh, Star Flyer and Star Clipper recently underwent refurbishments that revitalized the décor and furnishings in all cabins.
Today is March 13, 2014, or 3.14, also known as Pi Day! It also happens to be Albert Einstein’s birthday. So in honor of the never-ending mathematical constant that we all remember from geometry and the genius physicist here we’ll break down the Star Clippers fleet by the numbers. Royal Clipper: Tonnage:5,000 Length:439 feet Beam:54 […]
Last month Royal Clipper when into drydock at Fincantieri’s shipyard located in Muggiano (La Spezia), Italy, and came out in time for the May 15 sailing. Dr. Mariano Peruzzo, the ship’s resident marine biologist, sent us these fabulous photos of the ship during the refit.
Welcome to Star Clippers’ new blog. The Star Clippers Blog Web site will serve as the portal for news and information, images and video, gossip and discussion about Star Clippers and its fleet of three tall ships. We’re happy to have you browse through our pages and read all of the latest news about Star […]