travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Star Clippers Royal Clipper

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This Star Clippers sailing ship was built in Poland from an unfinished hull. Registered in Luxembourg, she is 439 feet 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 her more yachtlike 2,298-ton barkentine-rigged siblings, Star Clipper (1992) and Star Flyer (1991). A fourth sailing vessel identical to the Royal Clipper is under construction.

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