Cruise #5: Royal Clipper: The Grenadines
Star Clippers' stunning, fully rigged, five-masted Royal Clipper is a 227-passenger reproduction that hits just the right notes for cruise comfort and soft adventure. You'll feel like a pirate on deck with all the brass bells and chunky anchor chains.
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Your wood-paneled cabin and marble bathroom are all about comfort with a nautical flair. Cruise to off-beat Caribbean ports in Bequia and other Grenadine islands — where larger Caribbean cruises can't go — as well as St. Vincent, Martinique and St. Lucia. (Call for timing and pricing, 800-442-0551, or email email@example.com.)
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