Sail of the Century
| March 27, 2015

The Australian recently published this piece by Maggy Oehlbeck in a roundup of sailing opportunities entitled “Sail away to adventure of your dreams.” Read on for an excerpt or check out the whole story here.

A yoga class on deck for all ages and skill levels.

A yoga class on deck for all ages and skill levels.

We cluster on Royal Clipper’s deck, casting lingering looks over Venice’s profile as we glide along the Giudecca then cross the lagoon, Adriatic bound.

Astride the helm, the captain signals and 42 sails unfurl . Given fair winds, our odyssey will take us to Croatia, Corfu, Sicily, Capri, Ponza then Rome. Royal Clipper, the brainchild of Star Clipper founder Mikael Krafft, is the first five-masted, fully rigged sailing ship built since Germany’s Preussen in 1902.

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Postcard from Jost Van Dyke
| March 26, 2015

Thanks to travel photographer Diane Persephone for sharing this fabulous photo of Star Clipper on Instagram.

Star Clipper at Jost Van Dyke by Diane Persephone.

Star Clipper at Jost Van Dyke by Diane Persephone.

“Tall Ships!…just too hard to resist! Spotted while high above Jost Van Dyke, B.V.I. #starclippers.” – @diane_persephone

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Words of Wisdom
| March 25, 2015

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Port Spotlight: Cadíz, Spain
| March 24, 2015
Cadiz is one of the oldest continually settled cities in Europe. (Photo by Jose Ra)

Cadiz is one of the oldest continually settled cities in Europe. (Photo by Jose Ra)

Situated on a narrow strip of land surrounded by the glittering sea, Cadíz is one of the oldest and well-preserved cities in southwestern Europe. Cadíz also boasts a unique experience, categorized by the distinct cultures of each historical old barrio, (village) a sharp contrast from more urbanized areas.

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Happy First Day of Spring!
| March 20, 2015

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Today is the first day of spring and we’ve got flowers in mind!

Star Clippers will return to the Med shortly and we’re looking forward to the bright hues of the Amalfi Coast! Will you visit?

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