|Star Clipper's Newest Ship the Flyer Clipper Currently Being Built at Brodosplit Shipyard, Croatia|
Star Clipper's newest sailing ship / cruise ship's delivery will be delayed from August 2017 to the first quarter of 2018. The new ship will be named the Flying Clipper and is currently under construction in Croatia at the Brodosplit Shipyard. No reason was provided for the delay of the ship's delivery - but the yard did mention that the complexity of delivering such a vessel does present challenges and may unique situations. When delivered, the Flying Clipper will be the fourth and largest sailing ship of the Star Clipper fleet. The Flying Clipper is an exact replica of the France II, ordered in 1911, from Le Gironde Shipyard in Bordeaux, France, At the time and today, she was/will be the largest square rigger ever built. Measuring 8,770 tons, she will be powered by 32 sails.
An exact delivery date would be provided at a later date.