Star Clipper to Feature Michelin Chefs and Culinary Experts in 2015
| April 14, 2015
Star Clipper will feature fabulous chefs for summer 2015.

Star Clipper will feature fabulous chefs for summer 2015.

Star Clippers is excited to feature an outstanding line up of guest chefs and lecturers on culinary-themed journeys in 2015. Whether you consider yourself a foodie or you’re just hungry, you’re sure to learn a lot from these fabulous professionals. Join chefs from top Michelin Starred Restaurants and Expert Sommeliers on select Star Clippers cruises.

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Port Spotlight: Amalfi, Italy
| April 13, 2015
Photo by guest Mary Stuart Miller.

Photo by guest Mary Stuart Miller.

Amalfi was one of the original maritime republics. It has a glorious history. Compared to the ancient cities of Campania it was founded rather late – around the 6th century – yet Amalfi flourished while other ancient towns were in decline. Its inhabitants were expert sailors and built up an extensive trade with the east, founding churches and hospitals and making their town the richest in the south of Italy. The Amalfi fleet, together with those of Naples and Gaeta, defeated the Saracens who were about to launch an attack on Rome in 849. The 11th century saw the town at its pinnacle of greatness. Its dockyards built ships for foreign countries as well as Italy’s own fleets. Amalfi minted its own money and had its own maritime laws. The famous “Tabulae Amalphitane” is kept in the town’s museum.

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Cruise Critic Names Star Clippers Among the Best Small Ship Cruise Lines
| April 10, 2015

In an article for Cruise Critic travel writer Elissa Garay named Star Clippers among the best small ship cruise lines in the business! Read on for an excerpt or click here to read the whole story.

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If you long for the open ocean but bristle at the thought of all-night discos, thousand-seat dining rooms or congested Caribbean ports-turned-duty-free-shopping-malls, know this: not all cruise ships are vast, floating resorts. A burgeoning industry niche revolves around small vessels — a wide-ranging group that includes yachts, rugged expedition ships, riverboats and classic sailing schooners — where passenger counts top out at closer to 300, rather than 3,000.

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’50 Shades of Blue’ Postcard from Aruba
| April 9, 2015

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Instagrammer @goddessonahighway recently shared this photo of Royal Clipper in the Caribbean with the caption “50 shades of blue.”

It’s remarkable to see the size of Royal Clipper, Star Clippers’ five-masted flagship, in comparison to the sailboat riding alongside.

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Words of Wisdom
| April 8, 2015

Travel Rule (1)

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