Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Royal Clipper"
Photos of the sailing ship:
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Type of rigging:||5-MAST-VOLLSCHIFF|
|Yard:||Stocznia Gdanska, Merwede Werft (Rotterdam)|
|Overall length:||133.00 m|
|Length (hull):||109.00 m|
|Sail area:||5050 m2|
|Ship's hull:||Stahl / Steel|
|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):
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.
"Sail to Adventure"
ISBN: 0 948337 05 2
Page: 233 Source with picture Source with history Quelle with contact
Verlag DaKaeLag, Herrliberg ISSN: 1423-6729
Page: 34 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data
"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."