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  1. I replied on another thread. Golden Horizon is being marketed now by Trailfinders UK. A whole page in a recent flyer. She will be cruising out of Harwich and Glasgow in summer 2021. Then Suez and out to Bali. Not sure how N European weather will be acceptable, remember SC trying it and giving up. Rain and tropical bars not condusive to a good cruise! Also a tricky sea area for an inexperienced crew. I tried to post this info on the Royal Clipper Fbook page but it was blocked by the one administrator, Cpt Sergei. SC dont want people to know anything about what is obviously a bigger
  2. Just had a brochure from Trailfinders. A whole page spread on the Golden Horizon. Very definately she is the Flying Clipper. Cruises from May 2021, to and from the UK. 7 from Harwich and 2 from Glasgow. My question is who will sail her? The Star Clipper crew are amazing, loads of experience and expertise. No one else will have that unless they poach crew. Will a Captain jump ship? No photos of the inside or details re dining etc. They mention going down the Suez canal later in 2021. Lets hope the pirates are holed up then. When the Star Clipper did that last time they took her empty wi
  3. We will be off on our 7th cruise in 2 weeks. We are sailors, and we love the luxury of these cruises where you feel with all your senses that you are on a mighty sailing ship, but without having to pull on oilskins and take a watch at 2am! However be aware that the Ship is the Star, its all about her and the magic of sails and sea, especially on deck at night when it is truely awesome. However it is not a luxury hotel!! Friends of ours love Sea Dream YC, that is a hotel on sea, and the service is 5*. On the Clippers the crew and domestic staff are lovely, many are real characters,
  4. Soft and smallish cases under beds, large cases will be collected by your room steward and taken for storage elsewhere. Then reappear the afternoon before you depart. Its a slick operation!
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