Tall Ship Blue Clipper is a spacious and luxuriously furnished three masted schooner. In the construction of the hull, modern elements are mixed with traditional ones, such as a clipper bow, an elegant yacht stern and a long ballast keel. The teak deck was built on top of steel plates.
The ship usually sails with 8 crew, made up of experienced permanent crew and eager volunteers, wanting to put their sailing knowledge and experience to good use.
Step on board TS Blue Clipper for sail training with an edge of luxury. Climb the mast, take the helm, learn to navigate using only the sun and the stars. On board TS Blue Clipper you get to try your hand at every aspect of sailing this beautiful Tall Ship.
Tall Ship Blue Clipper was built in 1991 at Feab Marstrandsverken in Sweden. She was owned by the famous brandy company Hennessy. In 1872, the ship Alfred brought the first load of Cognac from France to Shanghai. In 1992, with the same name and painted white, Tall Ship Blue Clipper repeated this historic voyage.
Step below deck to relax in the cosy surroundings after watch. For guests, there are 6 twin cabins and one big, family cabin, each with its own bathroom (equipped with a shower, sink and toiler) and porthole for natural light. There is heating and air conditioning, as well as reading lights by each bunk and electrical sockets (for European-type 2 pin plugs). A comfortable mattress, duvet and pillow are provided on board. Trainees sleep in the forepeak berths, with shared bathroom.
At full capacity Blue Clipper can accommodate 30 people. The deckhouses are home to the galley, the saloon and the wheelhouse.
Shipping type: Three masted topsail schooner
Date built: 1991
Length: 44 m
Beam: 7.41 m
Draught: 4 m
Sail: 675 m2
Height of mast: 36 m
Engine capacity: Caterpillar 315HP
Displacement: 143 ton