Royal Clipper Christmas Cruise 12/17/2016 - 12/27/2016

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#1
SF Bay Area, CA, USA
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We are going on our first Star Clippers cruise! Yeah!!!!!!!!!

We're excited to experience what the Royal Clipper will be like. We've cruised a fair bit on Princess and Royal Caribbean ships to a few destinations. But the smallest ship we've been on had ~600 passengers, so the Royal Clipper will be quite different.

We really like meeting people and talking with them, so I think we'll really like that aspect of Royal Clipper.

As I sailor, I know that I'll enjoy all the sailing related parts - I hope we have some good winds!

I found this link that had some great pictures that show more parts of the ship than I've seen before. Enjoy.... http://experience.usatoday.com/cruis...pper/78353986/

I hope to hear from others that will be on this cruise....though these boards seem to be very slow....oh well, maybe we'll have the whole ship for ourselves.
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#2
SF Bay Area, CA
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Hi this is Websailor's other half.
This will be an adventure for sure. Must remember to bring my Bonine and Zofran

In the meantime we have been listening to the Vangelis Conquest of Paradise CD. Looking forwards to hearing it as they hoist the sails when we embark on my first cruise on the Royal Clipper
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#3
Ireland
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Joined Feb 2011
Not many people who go on star clippers post here, although you will get good tips on the ports of call on these boards. It is a fantastic ship, great ports of call. The sailing is great. There is a great camaraderie between officers, crew and passengers. And they make a great effort for Christmas.


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#4
Long Island, NY
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Joined Apr 2000
Look on you tube. Past cruisers upload their videos.
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Planning the cruise is half the fun.
#6
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Joined Feb 2011
You'll have a great time aboard the RC - we've done numerous cruises aboard her and the Star Clipper in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean. Most recently we spent three weeks last July and August aboard Star sailing the Grecian and Turkish itineraries - wonderful experience and the time passed too quickly. Enjoy your voyage and the warmth of the islands!
#7
SF Bay Area, CA
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Originally posted by Pavovsky
For shore excursions this link is useful - you need to look at Royal clipper windward and star clipper treasure islands to get as full a picture as possible. http://www.starclippers.com/eu/shore...ions-pdfs.html


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Thanks, the yacht races look interesting. Back in 2005 we actually raced on US-55 Dennis Connor's Stars and Stripes boat in St. Maarten and beat the other boat. I was the time keeper while dear hubby was one of the grinders.
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#8
SF Bay Area, CA, USA
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Joined Mar 2004
Time is moving so slowly it seems. I'm really looking forwards to this cruise!

Thanks for all the comments so far. This is our 1st time on the Star Clippers Line, so we have a lot to learn about them.

We are from San Francisco area and the airplane flights look like quite a few of them make some long stops at multiple airports. Does anyone else get a relatively inexpensive flight to the East Coast and then use the Star Clippers air from there? What airport is the best to go to to get to Barbados in your experience?

How is Star Clippers at arranging flights?
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2005 RCCL Adventure of the Seas - Southern Caribbean.......2005 Coral Princess - Pacific Coastal..........................................2 006 Regal Princess - Alaska
2007 Tahitian Princess - Marquesas........................................2 008 Coral Princess - Alaska Northbound and Southbound.......2009 Star Princess - Mexican Riviera
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#9
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Can't speak about SC cruise air - we arrange our own travel. Most of the time we've had a plane change in Miami for the final leg to Barbados but we're East Coast folks.
#10
SF Bay Area, CA
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Joined May 2004
Originally posted by smokinmike
Can't speak about SC cruise air - we arrange our own travel. Most of the time we've had a plane change in Miami for the final leg to Barbados but we're East Coast folks.
Given the recent historic East Coast blizzard and thousands of cancelled flights, SC told us today that if we don't like their flights to Miami, we can get ourselves there with a non-stop flight from San Francisco on our own, and then take their air to Barbados.

Also looking into a 2 night pre-cruise stay at a hotel in Barbados.
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#11
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We've stayed at the Accra Beach Hotel - good beach and Champers is a nice restaurant for dinner and close by.
#12
SF Bay Area, CA, USA
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Joined Mar 2004
This is Virgin Atlantic's video guide to Barbados. It is 25 minutes long and is mostly advertising but also shows a lot of views of Barbados and has some ideas of things to do. This is where our cruise starts and it looks like a fun place!

https://youtu.be/AKe3JBvlmjM
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2005 RCCL Adventure of the Seas - Southern Caribbean.......2005 Coral Princess - Pacific Coastal..........................................2 006 Regal Princess - Alaska
2007 Tahitian Princess - Marquesas........................................2 008 Coral Princess - Alaska Northbound and Southbound.......2009 Star Princess - Mexican Riviera
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12/17/16 Royal Clipper - BVI Christmas Cruise.......................06/27/17 Pacific Princess - Midnight Sun and Spitsbergen..........10/15/17 Grand Princess - California Coastal
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#13
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Joined Aug 2009
New have sailed the Christmas Caribbean cruise on Royal clipper.
We had a great time.Christmas is celebrated on Christmas Eve,when Santa comes to visit.special sweeties and fruit for all.our evening meal was chateaubriand or lobster...our American friends ordered both,so did my husband.
Christmas lunch we had suckling pig...
It is such a fun cruise.We absolutely loved it...
Enjoy.
#14
SF Bay Area, CA, USA
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That sounds fantastic! I've been on other vacations where Christmas was celebrated and it was always very enjoyable. I'm looking forwards to it!

Thanks for posting this, you made my day!
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1989 Dawn Princess - Eastern Caribbean ..............................1990 Dawn Princess - Alaska............................................ ......2001 RCCL Voyager of the Seas - Western Caribbean
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2005 RCCL Adventure of the Seas - Southern Caribbean.......2005 Coral Princess - Pacific Coastal..........................................2 006 Regal Princess - Alaska
2007 Tahitian Princess - Marquesas........................................2 008 Coral Princess - Alaska Northbound and Southbound.......2009 Star Princess - Mexican Riviera
2010 Sea Princess - Alaska RT from SF..................................2010 Island Princess - Pacific Coastal........................................201 1 Coral Princess - Pacific Coastal 05/19/11
2011 Coral Princess - Pacific Coastal 09/24/11........................2012 Star Princess - Pacific Coastal........................................... 2012 Island Princess - Alaska Inside Passage
09/24/12 Star Princess - Pacific Coastal..................................02/08/13 Ocean Princess - French Polynesia...............................04/06/14 Grand Princess - California Coastal
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12/17/16 Royal Clipper - BVI Christmas Cruise.......................06/27/17 Pacific Princess - Midnight Sun and Spitsbergen..........10/15/17 Grand Princess - California Coastal
7/05/18 Grand Princess - Alaska RT from SF..........................12/22/18 Silver Cloud Expedition - Antarctica...............................
#15
SF Bay Area, CA, USA
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Joined Mar 2004
Our cruise is getting closer! YEAH!!!!!! Can't wait to get on a plane and head for a warm, sunny Caribbean vacation.
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1989 Dawn Princess - Eastern Caribbean ..............................1990 Dawn Princess - Alaska............................................ ......2001 RCCL Voyager of the Seas - Western Caribbean
2002 RCCL Radiance of the Seas - Alaska..............................2003 Star Princess - Mexican Riviera.........................................20 04 Tahitian Princess - French Polynesia
2005 RCCL Adventure of the Seas - Southern Caribbean.......2005 Coral Princess - Pacific Coastal..........................................2 006 Regal Princess - Alaska
2007 Tahitian Princess - Marquesas........................................2 008 Coral Princess - Alaska Northbound and Southbound.......2009 Star Princess - Mexican Riviera
2010 Sea Princess - Alaska RT from SF..................................2010 Island Princess - Pacific Coastal........................................201 1 Coral Princess - Pacific Coastal 05/19/11
2011 Coral Princess - Pacific Coastal 09/24/11........................2012 Star Princess - Pacific Coastal........................................... 2012 Island Princess - Alaska Inside Passage
09/24/12 Star Princess - Pacific Coastal..................................02/08/13 Ocean Princess - French Polynesia...............................04/06/14 Grand Princess - California Coastal
01/03/15 Star Princess - Mexican Riviera................................10/17/15 Grand Princess - CA Coastal..........................................0 4/02/16 Grand Princess - SF to Hawaii RT
12/17/16 Royal Clipper - BVI Christmas Cruise.......................06/27/17 Pacific Princess - Midnight Sun and Spitsbergen..........10/15/17 Grand Princess - California Coastal
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#16
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Received our documents today, really getting excited now.
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03/13/19 Majestic Princess - New Zealand RT from Sydney
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10/15/17 Grand Princess - California Coastal RT from SF
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04/02/16 Grand Princess - Hawaii RT from San Francisco Pictures
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#17
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Joined Aug 2009
Originally posted by websailor
That sounds fantastic! I've been on other vacations where Christmas was celebrated and it was always very enjoyable. I'm looking forwards to it!

Thanks for posting this, you made my day!
...and did you enjoy it?
#18
SF Bay Area, CA, USA
1,113 Posts
Joined Mar 2004
Originally posted by janecambridge
...and did you enjoy it?
YES, it was fantastic! There is something magical when the Royal Clipper puts up her sails. The ship comes alive and leaps forward to her next destination.

Being a small ship, you get to know people on board. It was fun talking with people from other countries. Another wonderful thing is that all the crew are very approachable. We had meals/snacks with most of the senior officers (including the Captain) and the owner. It was so nice talking with them.

We enjoyed the food which is quite plentiful and always well prepared. We also liked all the things to eat other than at mealtime. The 24/7 coffee/tea pot was great also.

I have some of my pictures posted - there is a link in my signature. I have a lot more to edit and post.

If you have any specific questions, I can try to answer them.
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2005 RCCL Adventure of the Seas - Southern Caribbean.......2005 Coral Princess - Pacific Coastal..........................................2 006 Regal Princess - Alaska
2007 Tahitian Princess - Marquesas........................................2 008 Coral Princess - Alaska Northbound and Southbound.......2009 Star Princess - Mexican Riviera
2010 Sea Princess - Alaska RT from SF..................................2010 Island Princess - Pacific Coastal........................................201 1 Coral Princess - Pacific Coastal 05/19/11
2011 Coral Princess - Pacific Coastal 09/24/11........................2012 Star Princess - Pacific Coastal........................................... 2012 Island Princess - Alaska Inside Passage
09/24/12 Star Princess - Pacific Coastal..................................02/08/13 Ocean Princess - French Polynesia...............................04/06/14 Grand Princess - California Coastal
01/03/15 Star Princess - Mexican Riviera................................10/17/15 Grand Princess - CA Coastal..........................................0 4/02/16 Grand Princess - SF to Hawaii RT
12/17/16 Royal Clipper - BVI Christmas Cruise.......................06/27/17 Pacific Princess - Midnight Sun and Spitsbergen..........10/15/17 Grand Princess - California Coastal
7/05/18 Grand Princess - Alaska RT from SF..........................12/22/18 Silver Cloud Expedition - Antarctica...............................
#19
SF Bay Area, CA, USA
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Joined Mar 2004
We had Cabin 312 on the Royal Clipper. I've posted a batch of pictures of it - see the Pictures link in my signature.

We really liked this room. We were not sure about the tender overhead, but that turned out to be quite nice. It's fun to watch it being launched and recovered. It also shades you from the sun and rain while not getting in the way of your view.

This cabin is right next to the swinging doors, so it is easy to leave you room to go elsewhere on the ship. You also do not have to go outside to get to dinner.

Our cabin steward was fantastic also!
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1989 Dawn Princess - Eastern Caribbean ..............................1990 Dawn Princess - Alaska............................................ ......2001 RCCL Voyager of the Seas - Western Caribbean
2002 RCCL Radiance of the Seas - Alaska..............................2003 Star Princess - Mexican Riviera.........................................20 04 Tahitian Princess - French Polynesia
2005 RCCL Adventure of the Seas - Southern Caribbean.......2005 Coral Princess - Pacific Coastal..........................................2 006 Regal Princess - Alaska
2007 Tahitian Princess - Marquesas........................................2 008 Coral Princess - Alaska Northbound and Southbound.......2009 Star Princess - Mexican Riviera
2010 Sea Princess - Alaska RT from SF..................................2010 Island Princess - Pacific Coastal........................................201 1 Coral Princess - Pacific Coastal 05/19/11
2011 Coral Princess - Pacific Coastal 09/24/11........................2012 Star Princess - Pacific Coastal........................................... 2012 Island Princess - Alaska Inside Passage
09/24/12 Star Princess - Pacific Coastal..................................02/08/13 Ocean Princess - French Polynesia...............................04/06/14 Grand Princess - California Coastal
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12/17/16 Royal Clipper - BVI Christmas Cruise.......................06/27/17 Pacific Princess - Midnight Sun and Spitsbergen..........10/15/17 Grand Princess - California Coastal
7/05/18 Grand Princess - Alaska RT from SF..........................12/22/18 Silver Cloud Expedition - Antarctica...............................
#20
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Joined Aug 2009
Glad you had a good time.Some friends of ours had a bad time in November on Royal clipper. It was sailing from Martinique to start the Caribbean itineraries.The weather was poor too, which didn't help.So you have returned my faith in the ship.
I have forgotten about drinking water.Do we pay for the water or are bottles free?
Where did you have the beach bbq?
Who served the best cocktails?.😀