SHIP & CABINS
The Royal Clipper
THE LARGEST FULL-RIGGED SAILING SHIP IN THE WORLD
In 1902, the largest, fastest sailing ship the world had ever seen was launched. The legendary Preussen dominated the seas, only to be gone in a few short years. Neither before nor since had the world seen such a magnificent sailing ship. Until today…
Inspired by the tall ship Preussen, the Royal Clipper has the proud distinction of being the largest and only five-masted full-rigged sailing ship built since her predecessor was launched at the beginning of the last century. With her complement of 42 sails, Royal Clipper is a splendid sight to behold.
You might think she was an apparition from the grand age of sail, but Royal Clipper is as new as tomorrow, boasting state-of-the-art navigation systems and every comfort and luxury one could wish for. For connoisseurs of sail cruising, the 439 foot Royal Clipper offers the ultimate sea-going experience, balancing the grandeur, adventure and tradition of sailing with the superb service, amenities and accommodations of the finest modern yacht. Royal Clipper carries just 227 guests in luxurious style. A full 19,000 square feet of open deck and three swimming pools create a wonderfully spacious and expansive outdoor environment.
Find your secret hideaway on one of the hidden balconies on either side of the bow. Or climb the mast (with safety harness provided) to one of the passenger lookout crows-nests, thoughtfully furnished with a comfortable settee, where you’ll have the grandest view of all!
Royal Clipper’s interior spaces are just as dazzling. They include a three-deck atrium that funnels sunlight into the elegantly appointed, three-level dining room featuring open-seating dining, deliciously prepared cuisine and a no-tie dress code.
A convenient marina platform lowers from the stern for watersports. And the ultimate unique Royal Clipper experience, the one-of-a-kind Captain Nemo Lounge, is the site of our spa and health club with underwater glass portholes!
Beam: 54 feet
Draft: 18.5 feet
Sail Area: 56,000 Square feet
Mast Height: 197 feet
Total Staff: 106
Passenger Capacity: 227
Masts: 5 Masts, 42 Sails
Cabins aboard our three tall ships are similar in amenities, yacht-like décor and comfort. Some cabins on Royal Clipper have a private verandah and a select few on Star Clipper and Star Flyer open onto the deck, but most only vary slightly in size and layout. The biggest distinguishing factor between categories is location on the ship. The higher the cabin category, the higher or more central they might be located onboard.
All accommodations feature a television, DVD player, phone, thermostat control, private safe, hair dryer, nightly turn-down service and either 220 volt/European outlets (Royal Clipper) or 110 volt/American (Star Clipper and Star Flyer) outlets.