Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Royal Clipper"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Royal Clipper, Werner Jurkowski, Gdansk , 08/1998

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Werner Jurkowski,
Gdansk,
08/1998

Royal Clipper, Werner Jurkowski, Gdansk , 08/1998

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Werner Jurkowski,
Gdansk,
08/1998

Royal Clipper, Claus Kisselmann, Korcula, Kroatien , 06/2007

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Claus Kisselmann,
Korcula, Kroatien,
06/2007

Royal Clipper, Claus Kisselmann, Korcula, Kroatien , 06/2007

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Claus Kisselmann,
Korcula, Kroatien,
06/2007

Royal Clipper, Claus Kisselmann, Korcula, Kroatien , 06/2007

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Claus Kisselmann,
Korcula, Kroatien,
06/2007

Royal Clipper, Timm Weski, St. Lucia , 12/2011

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Timm Weski,
St. Lucia,
12/2011

Royal Clipper, Timm Weski, St. Lucia , 12/2011

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Timm Weski,
St. Lucia,
12/2011

Royal Clipper, Timm Weski, St. Lucia , 12/2011

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Timm Weski,
St. Lucia,
12/2011

Royal Clipper, Timm Weski, St. Lucia , 12/2011

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Timm Weski,
St. Lucia,
12/2011

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Royal Clipper
Registered port:Barbados
Nation:LUX
Type of rigging:5-MAST-VOLLSCHIFF
Year built:1989-2000
Yard:Stocznia Gdanska, Merwede Werft (Rotterdam)
Overall length:133.00 m
Length (hull):109.00 m
Breadth:16.00 m
Draught:5.60 m
Sail area:5050 m2
Ship's hull:Stahl / Steel
Power:3000 PS
Engine:2 x 1500 HP Caterpillar

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 01 Dec 2000

  • the building project started in 1998-99 at the shipyard Stocznia Gdanska in Poland, where a semi-manufactured hull of an abandoned building project for a cruising liner ("Gwarek") was purchased, hull was extended, after the completion of the hull it was transported to the Merwede shipyard next to Rotterdam/NL, the the ship was completed until spring of 2000
  • rigging of the ship as a 5-masted fully-rigged ship, with the "Preussen" (1902-1910) as prototype
  • the ship is used for luxuary holiday voyages in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean, commissioned in spring of 2000, the operator and owner is the Star Clipper Cruises company

Contact:

Website (English/deutsch/français, 04 Nov 2000):
http://www.starclippers.com/
Sailing Cruises with Star Clippers: Introducing Royal Clipper, introduction, highlights, cabin info, deck plan, technical data, calendar of sailing, destinations, prices

Literature for further reading:

We recommend the following references for your further research of the ship. The references marked with have been included in the generation of the ship profile on this page.

Anthony Churchill
"Sail to Adventure"
ISBN: 0 948337 05 2
Page: 233 Source with picture Source with history Quelle with contact
(Zeichnung)

"Seemeile"
Verlag DaKaeLag, Herrliberg ISSN: 1423-6729
(http://www.seemeile.com/)
Page: 34 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data
Angela Pape
"Royal Clipper"
Edition: 5/00

Otmar Schäuffelen
"Die letzten grossen Segelschiffe"
Delius Klasing Verlag 2002 ISBN: 3-7688-0483-6
(10. aktualisierte und erweiterte Auflage)
Page: 216 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data

"Die Royal Clipper - DVD Dokumentation - Ein Traum wird war - Geschichte, Konstruktion, Technik u.v.m."
Tele Bon
(DVD)