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This Star Clippers sailing ship was built in Poland from an unfinished hull. Registered in Luxembourg, the ship is 439 ft long and weighs 5,000 tons. Envisioned by Swedish entrepreneur and sailing enthusiast Mikael Krafft, Royal Clipper boasts four passenger decks and is twice the size of its more yachtlike, 2,298-ton, barkentine-rigged siblings, Star Clipper (1992) and Star Flyer (1991).

In fact, it is the largest square-rigged sailing ship ever built, edging out the Ger...

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