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  1. Last Saturday there was a 6 page supplement in the Daily Telegraph, a major paper in the Uk advertising lots of cruises on the Golden Horrizon. Including through the Suez canal and around Australia. My feeling is thats its so sad its not being operated by Star Clippers who know how to sail these ships. It looks like a Clipper ship, but it isnt going to be run like one. Hopefully the new crew will learn, but not sure a N European summer will be as nice as tropical seas. Iceland???? Take thermals! Like other posts I would just say that if the weather is hot and sunny it will b
  2. I replied on another thread. Golden Horizon is being marketed now by Trailfinders UK. A whole page in a recent flyer. She will be cruising out of Harwich and Glasgow in summer 2021. Then Suez and out to Bali. Not sure how N European weather will be acceptable, remember SC trying it and giving up. Rain and tropical bars not condusive to a good cruise! Also a tricky sea area for an inexperienced crew. I tried to post this info on the Royal Clipper Fbook page but it was blocked by the one administrator, Cpt Sergei. SC dont want people to know anything about what is obviously a bigger
  3. Just had a brochure from Trailfinders. A whole page spread on the Golden Horizon. Very definately she is the Flying Clipper. Cruises from May 2021, to and from the UK. 7 from Harwich and 2 from Glasgow. My question is who will sail her? The Star Clipper crew are amazing, loads of experience and expertise. No one else will have that unless they poach crew. Will a Captain jump ship? No photos of the inside or details re dining etc. They mention going down the Suez canal later in 2021. Lets hope the pirates are holed up then. When the Star Clipper did that last time they took her empty wi
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