Facebook Fans Share First Impressions
| December 18, 2014
Royal Clipper photo by Valerie Jenkins Fors.

Royal Clipper photo by Valerie Jenkins Fors.

As according to Star Clippers’ latest bit of wisdom, “It’s better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.” Some guests hear all about the Star Clippers experience, but nothing compares to the moment when you come on board for the first time.

We recently asked fans on Facebook to fill in the blank: My first impression of Star Clippers was _____________

The results are in and here’s what the sailing veterans had to say!

Matthias Wunsch: A dream I had in my childhood about a replica of the Preussen as a cruise ship come true!

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Words of Wisdom
| December 17, 2014

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Top 10 Unique Experiences on a Star Clippers Cruise
| December 16, 2014
Royal Clipper in the Med by Kathi King.

Royal Clipper in the Med by Kathi King.

Relaxing on a sun lounger under a mass of billowing sails is a big draw while cruising with Star Clippers. In addition to taking time to simply watching the world sail by, there are multiple opportunities on each voyage to enhance the experience — from learning a new skill to becoming immersed in some of the world’s most beautiful sailing destinations.

Here are the top 10 unique experiences on a Star Clippers cruise:

Learn to tie knots like a sailor
Guests can fine-tune their sailors’ knots with a complimentary lesson on deck from the crew and master the art of tying a bowline and a clove hitch. The Balearic Islands are a fine inspiration for sailing fanatics, as the region has some of the Mediterranean’s most popular sailing areas among yacht owners, including the Spanish royal family.

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Postcards from the Caribbean: Royal Clipper
| December 15, 2014
Photo shared on Twitter by @AwrightPhoto.

Photo shared on Twitter by @AwrightPhoto.

Could the Caribbean be any more lovely? Star Clippers are a welcome addition to the stunning scenery. This photo was shared on Twitter by @AwrightPhoto.

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Yoga on Deck a Hit – More to Come in 2015!
| December 11, 2014
Photo shared by Christel Vollmer.

Photo shared by Christel Vollmer.

Yoga expert Christel Vollmer was onboard Royal Clipper’s transatlantic sailing offering twice-daily yoga lessons at sunrise and sunset. Yoga on the beautiful teak decks as the sun rises or sets over sea is an ethereal experience and all were welcomed.

Christel praised the “super supportive” Captain Sergey Tunikov and cruise director Lidija Jovic, who is also a yoga lover.

“We all had a lot of fun and very good yoga practice twice a day. Paradise!” she said.

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