Royal Clipper

Built: 2000
Crew: 106
Passengers: 223
Rating: Four Stars
Cruises Available: 1

The inspiration for the luxurious Royal Clipper was the 1904-built Preussen and this is now the largest, and only, five-masted sailing ship conceived since that time. With her 42 sails fully deployed she is truly an awesome sight!

Take an Immersive 3D tour of this stunning ship here

With state-of- the-art navigation systems, all the comforts you could wish for and 106 crew attending just 223 guests, service levels on board are truly impeccable. The 1,760 square metres of open deck and three swimming pools create a wonderfully spacious outdoor environment and the open-air bar is the ideal place to chat with your like-minded traveling companions, discussing how the ancient Romans lived in Pompeii, why Dubrovnik is called the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ and if the Amalfi coast really is Europe’s most beautiful. As the sun slips gently below the horizon in an explosion of reds and oranges, unwind, sip an aperitif and acknowledge that life really doesn’t get much better than this!

Just imagine this: gentle waves rhythmically lapping against a wind-driven hull, the smell of the salty spray on the freshening breeze, the huge taut sails majestically towering above, reflecting the dazzling sun which glints on the clear azure waters before you; a pod of young dolphins playfully dance in the curling bow wave and the backdrop – some of the most outstandingly beautiful coastlines in the world. Nothing beats the romance of being at sea on a true ‘Tall Ship’ so we invite you to join us aboard the magnificent SPV Royal Clipper- where ultimate relaxation and true pampering in sublime luxury await you! This beautifully, traditionally built ship is living proof that craftsmanship is far from dead with both making extensive use of rich hardwoods, polished brass and wrought iron fittings, marble, deep pile carpets and tasteful furnishings which all together have created a ship of outstanding harmony, beauty and luxury. The Royal Clipper is not cruise ship and is of a sufficiently intimate size to sail close to the shore where the views are stunning, plus visiting small, fascinating ports: so not only do you have a wonderful seafaring experience, you are simultaneously able to learn much about the areas you are sailing through. Ships are nothing without their crew and as you would expect on this prestigious craft, from the Stewards to the Captain – all are consummate professionals. You will love the informality of life on board too and you will be amazed that even within the confines of the ship you can always find places to be alone if you wish, perhaps catch up on some reading or as the sun sets, just lean over the teak rail, drink in hand, reflect how good life can be and how lucky you are.


Owners Suites

Deluxe outside suite (no private verandah), two double beds, separate sitting area, minibar, marble bathroom with whirlpool, room service - 40 sq. m

Deluxe Suites

Deluxe outside suite, private verandah, twin/double beds, sitting area, minibar, marble bathroom with whirlpool and room service - 26 sq. m

Category 1

Deluxe deck cabin, double beds, minibar, marble bathroom with whirlpool, cabin doors open onto deck - 14.5 sq. m

Category 2

Superior outside cabin, twin/double/triple beds, marble bathroom with shower - 13.5 sq. m

Category 3

Outside cabin, twin/double/triple beds, marble bathroom with shower - 13.5 sq. m

Category 3

Outside cabin, twin/double/triple beds, marble bathroom with shower - 13.5 sq. m

Category 4

Outside cabin, twin/double/triple beds, marble bathroom with shower - 13.5 sq. m

Category 4

Outside cabin, twin/double/triple beds, marble bathroom with shower - 13.5 sq. m

Category 5

Outside cabin, double bed, marble bathroom with shower - 11 sq. m

Category 6

Inside Cabin, Double/Triple beds, marble bathroom with shower


  • Three small salt-water swimming and splash pools
  • Open air lounge and bar area to enjoy a cocktail whilst watching the world go by
  • Air conditioning throughout all areas of the vessel
  • Piano bar with live musicians for your evening entertainment
  • Laundry service and dry cleaning service available at a small charge
  • Fitness area and spa offering a range of relaxing massage and other beauty treatments
  • Sundeck filled with comfortable sun loungers
  • Dive platform if you wish to take a dip in the sea!
  • Tea and coffee available throughout the day
  • Spacious restaurant with open seating offering a delicious variety of both local and worldwide dishes
  • Wi-Fi access available in the library
  • Each cabin contains a safety deposit box, television, telephone and hairdryer
  • Beach towels provided
  • Daily sheet programme provided daily in every cabin

Deck Plan

The ship is constructed to the highest standards and comprises three accommodation decks: Commodore, Clipper and Main deck - all air-conditioned throughout and topped by an extensive Sun Deck. In an imaginative design, a three-deck atrium allows natural light to penetrate into the elegantly furnished dining-room which tastefully reflects the first-class nautical heritage of yesteryear. Also leading on to the atrium is the piano bar, again tastefully furnished with beautiful carpets and comfortable armchairs, wonderful to relax in after dinner with a digestif. If you feel like pampering yourself you can visit the spa for a variety of treatments, or to keep in trim there is a gym too, featuring rather unusual under-sea portholes. On the Sun Deck you can relax, catch up on some reading, take a dip in one of the three small pools or for the more adventurous, why not lie in the netting around the bowsprit and be mesmerised by the bow slicing though the waves below you. Admire the constantly changing views as the Captain expertly uses the wind to steer our passage past the stunning archipelagos into timeless ports of call on our fascinating journey of discovery – and what a journey this is!

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