Star Clippers News

Star Clippers announces largest ever vessel

Star Clippers announces largest ever vessel

22nd May 2015 Cruise News

Tall ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has announced that it has started building a fourth ship to add to its fleet of graceful square-riggers; its first new-build since the launch of Royal Clipper in July 2000. The new vessel, yet to be named, will be the biggest and most ambitious to date and will be launched in the second half of 2017, carrying 300 passengers, measuring 8,770 tons and powered by more than 6,350 sq m of sails. The new ship will technically be a five-masted, square-rigged barque.

Ten top tall ship cruises In 2014/15

Ten top tall ship cruises In 2014/15

28th Jan 2014 Press Release Cruise News

Tall ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has selected ten of its most exciting, adventurous and romantic cruises for the 2014/15 season. Each voyage highlights a different aspect of life on three of the world’s finest tall ships, from the great cultural sites of Europe to the most picturesque Croatian ports, the best beaches in the Caribbean and the most fashionable spots in the Balearics.

What’s new for 2014 on world’s most spectacular tall ship cruises

What’s new for 2014 on world’s most spectacular tall ship cruises

17th Oct 2013 Press Release Cruise News

Tall ship cruise specialist Star Clippers has announced new ports, new destinations and new itineraries for 2014 on board the line’s three head-turning sailing ships, Star Clipper, Star Flyer and Royal Clipper, including a maiden season in Cuba, a sailing taking in the Monaco Grand Prix, new sailings from Mallorca and new port calls in Porto, Formentera and Corsica.

Star Clipper Cruise to observe comet Ison from Costa Rica

Star Clipper Cruise to observe comet Ison from Costa Rica

2nd Feb 2013 Press Release Cruise News

Dr. Sky®, Steve Kates, will be leading a group of avid star gazers on a Star Clipper cruise off the Costa Rican Coast, December 1-8, 2013. Comet ISON will be in the sky at both dusk and dawn according to Dr. Sky,® “Indeed, northerners will see it at both dusk and dawn.”

Star Clippers adds new shorter taster cruises

Star Clippers adds new shorter taster cruises

7th Jul 2012 Press Release Cruise News

In response to growing demand for short ‘taster’ cruises, tall ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has added new short break cruises in the Baltics for 2013, in addition to Mediterranean sailings during 2012, including a five-night mini-cruise from Athens to Malta this October for just £999 per person, including flights and transfers.

New `no-fly’ tall ship cruises for 2012

New `no-fly’ tall ship cruises for 2012

26th Jan 2012 Press Release Cruise News

Star Clippers has introduced new travel-inclusive, no-fly holidays in the Mediterranean and the Baltic in 2012 for those tired of airport delays and luggage restrictions. Travelling outbound or return by rail to within a short transfer of the ship there’s no need to check in hours in advance and there are no restrictions on how much luggage to take.

Star Clippers offers daily yoga

Star Clippers offers daily yoga

10th Oct 2011 Press Release Cruise News

Tall ship specialist Star Clippers is offering guests complimentary daily yoga and meditation classes in the middle of the Atlantic beneath 56,000 square feet of billowing sails, during the 2012 transatlantic crossing of the line’s flagship, the 227-passenger Royal Clipper, in April 2012.

`Rail And Sail’ tall ship cruises for summer 2011

`Rail And Sail’ tall ship cruises for summer 2011

19th Apr 2011 Press Release Cruise News

Star Clippers has new `rail & sail’ departures for summer 2011, allowing guests to take the train directly from the UK to the south of France to join one of its magnificent tall ship sailings, completely avoiding airports and flying.

Star Clippers dismisses airports

Star Clippers dismisses airports

13th Apr 2011 Press Release Cruise News

Star Clippers has new `rail & sail’ departures for summer 2011, allowing guests to take the train directly from the UK to the south of France to join one of its magnificent tall ship sailings, completely avoiding airports and flying.

Star Clippers offers complimentary flights

Star Clippers offers complimentary flights

6th Apr 2011 Press Release Cruise News

Star Clippers, which operates three of the world’s most romantic tall ships, is offering complimentary flights from London for UK-based passengers to join selected sailings for summer 2011