Star Clipper

Star Clipper Review and Specifications

Specifications of Star Clipper

Year built1992  /  Age : 27
Flag state Malta
BuilderScheepswerven van Langerbrugge (Ghent, Belgium)
Class4-Masted Schooner (sailing ship)
Building costUSD 35 million
OwnerStar Clippers Ltd
OperatorStar Clippers Cruises
Speed12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
Length (LOA)111 m / 364 ft
Beam (width)15 m / 49 ft
Gross Tonnage2298 gt
Passengers170 - 170
Crew72
Passengers-to-space ratio14
Decks4
Cabins85
Decks with cabins4
Last Refurbishment2014

Current itinerary of Star Clipper

Star Clipper current cruise is 10 days, one-way from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu. Prices start from USD 5850 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 18 May, 2019 and ends on 28 May, 2019.

Date / TimePort
18 May    Departing from Singapore hotels
21 May - 22 May    Kuching, Borneo, Malaysia
24 May    Bintulu, Borneo, Malaysia
25 May    Miri, Malaysia
26 May    Bandar Seri Begawan, Muara, Brunei
27 May    Pulau Tiga Island, Malaysia
28 May    Arriving in Kota Kinabalu, Borneo, Malaysia hotels

Review of Star Clipper

Star Clipper is a 4-masted barquentine (in comparison, the Royal Clipper tall sailing ship is 5-masted). The sailing yacht was built in 1992 by Scheepswerven van Langerbrugge (in Ghent Belgium) and is currently operated by the Monaco-headquartered Swedish company "Star Clippers Ltd".

History - construction and ownership

The 2,298-ton, 170-passenger cruise ship Star Clipper is a true sail ship reflecting its proud heritage in the gleaming brightwork and polished brass. The minute you step aboard this unique boat, you'll discover the new age of sail. Ttraditions of the past and comforts of the present day are happily living together here. Sister ship Star Flyer and Star Clipper are both 360-feet-long and though perfect modern ships, they were created for passengers who love luxury and traditions of the legendary era sailing ships.

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Cruise itinerary program

Star Clipper schedule calendar includes the Mediterranean, departing from Athens-Piraeus and Valletta, as well as the Canary Islands and Eastern Caribbean from Philipsburg (St Maarten Island).

Star Clippers will sail in Indonesia waters for the first time in 2017. The line will be running 19 departures from May 6 until October 14. The duration of the cruises will be between 7- and 14-days out of Bali and Singapore. The Star Clipper ship is deployed to the region operating 6 itineraries, including the opportunity to see Komodo dragons. Typical ports of call include the volcanic isle of Pulau Satonda, off Sumbawa's northern coast, also Marine National Park.

Cabins

Star Clipper has 4 passenger decks with a total of 85 cabins, of which 1 Owner’s, 8 Deluxe, 6 Inside and 79 Outside. The cabin grades number is 7. The Star tall sailing ship is intimate, providing room for only 170 passengers. All cabins feature marble-lined bathrooms and include twin or double beds. Also included are direct dial telephone, television with video, and hairdryer.

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Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

All Star Clippers cruise line's vessels offer open-seating dining. All meals onboard the Star Clipper are served in single, open seating in the Dining room and Saloon. Breakfast and lunch are buffet-style, while dinner is ordered from a 5-course menu. The fare is simple and tasty, generally with 2 choices per course, with "Chef's Suggestion" for the main course. Steak with French fries and one vegetarian selection are always offered as nightly alternative.

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

Life on board the Star Clipper ship is relaxed like traveling on your own private yacht and guests never feel confined. The Star sailing ship provides spacious accommodations, expansive teak decks and two swimming pools. Actually, all Star Clippers ships offer much more outdoor per passenger space than most of the conventional ships. Star Clipper yacht decor is reminiscent of sailing grand age. Antique paintings and prints of famous ships please guests' eye. Gleaming and teak mahogany rails are proud nautical heritage of the clippers cruise line. The Piano Bar and Tropical Bar, Edwardian style library with Internet station and Belle Époque fireplace reflect the friendliness of Star Clipper hospitable crew. Other facilities include Lounges (outside and inside), Health club, Sloop shop, Purser's Office, Wireless Internet Access.

Star Clipper wiki

The Star Clipper cruise ship is a 4-masted barquentine operated by the Swedish cruise company Star Clippers. The vessel is the first newly-built clipper ship since 1912, classed 100A1 by Lloyds.

This is a tall sailing cruise ship with 63-meter tall masts. Its sailing rig has 16 sails. The vessel relies on the wind 80% of the time. A marine diesel engine works as the main propulsion engine in poor wind conditions and when the clipper ship is not under sail.

Water sports facilities on board include scuba and snorkel equipment, a water ski boat, eight Zodiacs. Sports directors provide dive instruction for a fee. There are no shows, except local folklore performances from ashore. Dinner and “captain’s story-time” are the main events in the evening. During the day, guests can learn about sails and their repair.

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Star Clipper Itineraries

The below listed Star Clipper cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Small Cruise Lines fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2019 Apr 27 7 days, one-way from Phuket to Singapore Phuket $4000
2019 May 18 10 days, one-way from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu Singapore $5850
2019 May 28 11 days, one-way from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore Kota Kinabalu $6420
2019 Jun 08 14 days, one-way from Singapore to Benoa Singapore $8140
2019 Jun 22 7 days, round-trip Eastbound Bali-Bali Benoa $4080
2019 Jun 29 7 days, round-trip Westbound Bali-Bali Benoa $4080
2019 Jul 06 7 days, round-trip Eastbound Bali-Bali Benoa $4080
2019 Jul 13 7 days, round-trip Westbound Bali-Bali Benoa $4080
2019 Jul 20 11 days, round-trip Bali-Bali Benoa $6420
2019 Jul 31 10 days, round-trip Bali-Bali Benoa $5850
2019 Aug 10 7 days, round-trip Eastbound Bali-Bali Benoa $4080
2019 Aug 17 7 days, round-trip Westbound Bali-Bali Benoa $4080
2019 Aug 24 7 days, round-trip Eastbound Bali-Bali Benoa $4080
2019 Aug 31 7 days, round-trip Westbound Bali-Bali Benoa $4080
2019 Sep 07 7 days, round-trip Eastbound Bali-Bali Benoa $4080
2019 Sep 14 7 days, round-trip Westbound Bali-Bali Benoa $4080
2019 Sep 21 14 days, one-way from Benoa to Singapore Benoa $8140
2019 Oct 05 10 days, one-way from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu Singapore $5850
2019 Oct 15 11 days, one-way from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore Kota Kinabalu $6420
2019 Oct 26 7 days, one-way from Singapore to Phuket Singapore $4110
2019 Nov 02 7 days, round-trip Northern Phuket $4110
2019 Nov 09 7 days, round-trip Southern Phuket $4110
2019 Nov 16 7 days, one-way from Phuket to Singapore Phuket $4110
2019 Nov 23 7 days, one-way from Singapore to Phuket Singapore $4110
2019 Nov 30 7 days, round-trip Northern Phuket $4110
2019 Dec 07 7 days, round-trip Southern Phuket $4110
2019 Dec 14 7 days, round-trip Northern Phuket $4110
2019 Dec 21 8 days, one-way from Phuket to Singapore Phuket $4710
2019 Dec 29 7 days, one-way from Singapore to Phuket Singapore $4680
2020 Jan 05 6 days, round-trip Southern Roundtrip Phuket Phuket $3540
2020 Jan 11 7 days, round-trip Northern Phuket $4110
2020 Jan 18 7 days, round-trip Southern Phuket $4110
2020 Jan 25 7 days, round-trip Northern Phuket $4110
2020 Feb 01 7 days, round-trip Southern Phuket $4110
2020 Feb 08 7 days, round-trip Northern Phuket $4110
2020 Feb 15 7 days, one-way from Phuket to Singapore Phuket $4110
2020 Feb 22 7 days, one-way from Singapore to Phuket Singapore $4110
2020 Feb 29 7 days, round-trip Northern Phuket $4110
2020 Mar 07 7 days, round-trip Southern Phuket $4110
2020 Mar 14 7 days, round-trip Northern Phuket $4110
2020 Mar 21 7 days, round-trip Southern Phuket $4110
2020 Mar 28 7 days, one-way from Phuket to Singapore Phuket $4110
2020 Apr 04 7 days, one-way from Singapore to Koh Samui Island Singapore $4220
2020 Apr 11 11 days, round-trip Ko Samui - Ko Samui Koh Samui Island $6600
2020 Apr 22 10 days, round-trip Ko Samui - Ko Samui Koh Samui Island $6000
2020 May 02 7 days, one-way from Koh Samui Island to Singapore Koh Samui Island $4220
2020 May 09 10 days, one-way from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu Singapore $6000
2020 May 19 11 days, one-way from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore Kota Kinabalu $6600
2020 May 30 14 days, one-way from Singapore to Benoa Singapore $8340
2020 Jun 13 7 days, round-trip Eastbound Benoa $4220
2020 Jun 20 7 days, round-trip Eastbound Benoa $4220
2020 Jun 27 7 days, round-trip Westbound Benoa $4220
2020 Jul 04 7 days, round-trip Eastbound Benoa $4220
2020 Jul 11 7 days, round-trip Westbound Benoa $4220
2020 Jul 18 14 days, one-way from Benoa to Singapore Benoa $8340
2020 Sep 12 10 days, one-way from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu Singapore $6000
2020 Sep 22 11 days, one-way from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore Kota Kinabalu $6600
2020 Oct 03 7 days, one-way from Singapore to Koh Samui Island Singapore $4220
2020 Oct 10 11 days, round-trip Ko Samui - Ko Samui Koh Samui Island $6600
2020 Oct 21 10 days, round-trip Ko Samui - Ko Samui Koh Samui Island $6000
2020 Oct 31 6 days, one-way from Koh Samui Island to Singapore Koh Samui Island $3620