Star Clippers’s 2012 cruises from Southampton

Date Posted: 29/03/2011

Tall ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has announced that 170-passenger square rigger Star Flyer will be sailing to the UK in 2012 for the first time since its launch in 1991, as part of the company’s first season sailing the Baltic.

Throughout next summer, Star Flyer is set to cruise to and from Southampton, as well as Hamburg, Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen. Setting out from St Maarten in the Caribbean on the 14th April, Star Flyer will arrive into Southampton on the 5th May after a 21-day transatlantic sailing.

New Star Clippers cruises onboard Star Flyer include a five-night voyage to Hamburg via Amsterdam, departing from Southampton on 5th May; and a seven-night sailing from Hamburg to Southampton calling at Amsterdam, Ijmuiden, Antwerp and Zeebrugge, departing on the 25th August.

Star Flyer will depart Southampton for the final time on 1st September, sailing to Lisbon and on to Malaga, where she will operate five seven-night cruises in the Mediterranean prior to a transatlantic crossing back to her winter base of Costa Rica.

For further information telephone: 0845-200 6145 or log onto

facebook twitter make as homepage