On Star Clippers, you will find that there are no rigid schedules. You are free to do as you wish with your days and evenings.
To entertain you at certain ports, Star Clippers brings local performers on board to give passengers an authentic taste of the local music and arts. So, rather than enduring another Broadway revue, you can enjoy the conviviality of fellow shipmates while a live band plays tropical tunes from a real paradise.
The Captain and crew are excellent improvisers of the kind of light-hearted fun you’ll only find on Star Clippers. The Captain’s daily briefing on deck is thoroughly informative, as well as a chance to hear some great storytelling. There are other events and activities, such as the hilarious crab racing contests, that have evolved from Star Clippers’ sailing heritage. In fact, many passengers say that it’s the easy-going informality of Star Clippers that makes a cruise with them so enjoyable.
Clearly, this is an extraordinary cruise line.
Star Clippers’ chefs make dining aboard a delectable culinary adventure with an international menu of foods from the far corners of the earth.
When you wake up, help yourself to a continental breakfast with Parisian croissants, toasted English muffins or sweet Danish pastries, or enjoy a full breakfast with fresh tropical fruits and crisp bacon, grilled sausage, smoked salmon and omelettes cooked to order in the dining room.
At lunch, a tantalizing buffet of seafood, salads and grilled favorites awaits you. If the day includes a stop at one of the island paradises frequented by Star Clippers, you might also be treated to a delightful outdoor barbecue on shore.
When evening comes, the elegant dining room becomes the setting for the chef’s finest culinary creations, designed to please the eye and the palate, complimented by a selection of equally fine wines. You’ll find the service to be friendly and gracious, as befits a tasteful restaurant.
On all three ships, you are free to dine when and with whomever you wish – including ship officers, who join guests in the dining room most nights.
There’s no need for formal gowns and black tie, casual elegance is the order of the day and every single night.
Sun, Sea & Sky
Cool off with a relaxing dip in one of the pools, or unwind with a tasty drink and your favorite song in the piano bar. Discover history and fascinating cultures on thrilling shore excursions in the exotic ports visited by Star Clippers. On Star Clippers, the day proceeds at your own pace, whatever that may be.
Join the Captain on the always-open bridge as he plots the course for the next landfall. Learn how to splice a line, reef a sail or tie a square knot.
If it’s a beach day, you can swim, windsurf, water-ski, sail a Sunfish or explore in a Zodiac. Star Clippers’ sports staff will be glad to offer assistance, should you require it.
On Royal Clipper, a unique marina platform lowers to sea level, giving you immediate access to watersports activities. You’ll be taken to remote reefs, underwater wrecks and blue lagoons where marine species are in abundance. You can be confident that your environmentally friendly sailing ship will leave the world’s pristine places as clean and unpolluted as when it arrived. Whether you decide to glide among the emerald-clad islands of the Caribbean, enjoy the once in a lifetime adventure of an epic ocean crossing, be charmed by the ancient, sun-warmed ports of the Mediterranean or be intrigued by the mysteries of the Far East and Central America, each and every voyage aboard Star Clippers will be a little bit different from the one before – or after.
All of the amenities of a fine resort are here: double bed or twin beds that can be converted to queen, marble lined bathroom, private safe, television with in-house video, direct dial telephone, hair dryer and comfortable furnishings. The décor is tastefully classic. You’ll find the accoutrements of a luxurious yacht, where everything is ingeniously designed for comfort, ease and efficiency.
Burnished brass fittings and mahogany brightwork recall Star Clippers’ nautical heritage. Soft natural fabrics reflect the colors of the sun, sea and sky. Prints of famous clipper ships and sailing yachts grace the walls. Everything is immaculately maintained and your steward knows exactly when to appear.
On Royal Clipper, 14 deluxe suites offer the ultimate in cruising comfort, with private verandah, whirlpool tub and 24-hour room service. All but six of her 98 cabins are outside. For the ultimate indulgence, two 355 square foot owner’s suites may be combined to accommodate up to eight guests. All in all, your Star Clippers cabin or suite is a perfectly arranged abode for day dreams and nights of blissful rest and relaxation.