travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Star Clippers Star Flyer

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This 360-ft sailing ship from Star Clippers was completed in 1991 as the first of two large barkentine-rigged ships with four masts soaring 26 ft and handling 36,000 sq ft of sails. Her sister ship carries the name Star Clipper, and her larger running mate is the Royal Clipper.

They represent the dream of Swedish yacht owner Mikael Krafft, and together, these four masters recall a spiffed-up passenger version of the fast cargo clippers of the mid-19th century.

The larger and newer running ...

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