Flying Clipper

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History
Name: Flying Clipper
Owner: Star Clippers
Port of registry: Malta
Launched: 10 June 2017
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General characteristics
Type: Cruise ship
Tonnage: 8,770 GT
Length: 162.22 m
Beam: 18.5 m
Propulsion:
  • Masts: 5
  • Sails: 42
  • Sail Area: (6347 m²)
  • Engines: 2 electric
Capacity: 330 passengers (Max)
Crew: 139

SV Flying Clipper is a steel-hulled five-masted fully rigged tall ship which is intended to be used as a cruise ship. A luxury vessel was designed by Polish naval architect Zygmunt Choreń, for Star Clippers Ltd. of Sweden, and built by the Brodosplit Shipyard in Split, Croatia. She is the largest sailing ship ever launched. Her design was based on France II, a famous French five-mast cargo windjammer built in 1911.[1]. She is currently sailing under the name Brodosplit 483.

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