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Star Clipper Cruises from The Vacation Company

The Vacation Company is one of the leading independent travel agents for Star Clipper Cruises in the United Kingdom. All of our staff are experienced travel professionals and all have at least 20 years experience in the Travel Industry. Every member of our staff has sailed with Star Clippers and can offer unbiased independent advice on all aspects of a Star Clipper cruise.

Discover a new age of sail on authentic Tall Ships, where the traditions of the past are combined with the modern comforts and amenities of the present.

Star Clippers tall ships

Perfect for cruising in casual elegance. Star Clipper itineraries range from the sun-kissed Mediterranean to the exotic Far East and the Caribbean.

On board you will enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, friendly crew, and international cuisine, all in pampered comfort. If you're a boating enthusiast, you can choose to lend a hand hoisting the sails, you can climb the mast, or you can just lay back in luxury and let the crew do all the work.

Now come aboard Star Clipper, Star Flyer or the flagship Royal Clipper, the largest fully rigged sailing ship in the world today. As thousands of feet of sail unfurl above you, you'll feel the elation of those mariners of long ago. This is Star Clippers and the adventure has just begun!

Special Offers

  • A Taste of Star Clippers

    Are you planning your first Star Clipper cruise?  These short sailings are the ideal way to introduce yourself to the world of tall ship sailings and experience the grandeur and adventure that goes with it! 

    Taste of Greece

    Departs 31st May 2014 - 3 nigh…

Latest News

  • 10 April 2014

    SUMMER 2015 SAILINGS NOW ON SALE

    We are delighted to advise that Star Clipper have now released their sailing schedules for Summer 2015 and transatlantic sailings and we are now taking bookings.

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  • 26 February 2014

    Magical Marrakech -12 Night Package 24th October 2014

    Combine 8 nights onboard Royal Clipper with 1 night pre cruise in Rome & 3 nights post cruise in Marrakech

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Customer comments

Joan,

I had the most fabulous time on the Star Clipper in August 2013, thanks to you for arranging my return to this beautiful ship with less than 8 days notice. Having sailed on her only three weeks before, I couldn't believe that the second time around the experience only got better.

Captain Peter and his crew ensured that at every possible opportunity she was under sail. The one day we had no wind gave the perfect conditions for all her sails to be raised, the tenders put out and all the potential 'David Bailey's' amongst us to snap her at her prettiest!

The food was excellent, and service superb in the dining room, the Maitre'd ensuring that even as a single female travelling alone, I always had good company, and never felt isolated, thank you Godwin.

Equally the bar staff ensured introductions to other travellers who they felt like minded. It should be noted that a perfectly good large glass of Chardonnay came in at only €3.50, cheaper for a bottle!

My cabin was spotless, and my travelling companion, my little 'Delfin', was never left on the pillow without a paper rose or accessory from Alphonsus, to whom nothing was too much trouble.

The Sports Team were enthusiastic and encouraging to everyone regardless of age or ability, and had us all up dancing in the evenings!

Alice, our Cruise Director, ensured everyone travelling had information in their own language, on each Port of Call, delivering every lecture in English, French and German, talking personally to others in their own languages. 

Onboard 18 nationalities made up the passenger list! What a combination! I have made new friends from many Countries, and indeed intend to travel with some of these again.

The Purser's ensured everything was kept completely correct, and were approachable and helpful with onboard purchases, and of course final bar bills, "Cheers girls!"

For a single woman, who wants to live a sailing ship to the full, have a great time, with amazing crew and staff, and like minded guests I can think of no better way to travel. I shall, I hope, be returning to one of these beautiful ships in Spring to experience the Caribbean, life suddenly has meaning once more! thank you once again for making this possible Joan and thank you Star Clipper and her staff.

Star Clipper, August 2013

Mrs J R

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