Jun 23, 2016

The World’s Largest Full-Rigged Sailing Ship (21 Photos)

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At 439 feet in length, the five-masted, 42-sail Royal Clipper is the largest full-rigged sailing ship in the world.

With 19,000 square feet of open deck and accommodations for up to 227 guests, the Royal Clipper is a sight to behold.

 

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Inspired by the legendary tall ship Preussen, Royal Clipper has the proud distinction of being the largest and only five-masted full-rigged sailing ship built, since her predecessor was launched at the beginning of the 20th century.

 

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Technical Data

 
Tonnage: 5,000
Length: 439 feet
Beam: 54 feet
Draft: 18.5 feet
Sail Area: 56,000 Square feet
Mast Height: 197 feet
Total Staff: 106
Passenger Capacity: 227
Masts: 5 Masts, 42 Sails

 

Royal Clipper Interiors

 

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Royal Clipper Cabins

 

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Royal Clipper Dining

 

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For more information visit the Star Clippers official website

 

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