Royal Clipper - Copyright © 2018 Star Clippers UK, All Rights Reserved.
Royal Clipper – Copyright © 2018 Star Clippers UK, All Rights Reserved.

The brand new ‘Wickets and Waves’ offerings give guests the opportunity to sail on board one of the cruise line’s iconic tall-ships, Royal Clipper, with pre/post-cruise stays in either Antigua or Barbados for England V West Indies ODI and TDI matches. 

Prices start at £6629pp and include return flights from London to either Antigua or Barbados, a full-board sailing on board Royal Clipper, luxury hotel stays and premium match tickets. The new sports collaborations follow the success of previous Ryder Cup packages paired with Rome sailings, and the iconic Grand Prix in Monaco as a part of a tall-ship French Riviera sailing.

Royal Clipper – Copyright © 2018 Star Clippers UK, All Rights Reserved.

Royal Clipper, the largest full-rigged sailing ship in the world, holds 227 passengers and boasts five masts with 42 sails. Fay McCormack, General Manager of the UK GSA said, ‘for cricket fans also seeking the adventure of a lifetime, this is an exciting new addition to our programme of tailor-made packages. Travel and sports so often go hand-in hand ,so we are proud to have finely-tuned the elements of this trip to ensure it is a memorable and unique voyage – both on board our spectacular tall ship and on land.’

Full itinerary details can be found below:

Panama to Antigua and ODI at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium

Departs 18th November 2023, 16-night package

14-nights aboard Royal Clipper

2-nights in Antigua

Itinerary: Balboa, Isla Flamenco (Panama), Panama Canal Transit (Panama), San Blas Archipelago (Panama), Cartagena de Indias (Colombia), Santa Marta (Colombia), Oranjestad (Aruba), Willemstad (Curacao), Kralendijk (Bonaire), St. George’s (Grenada), Soufriere Bay (St. Lucia), Deshaies (Guadeloupe), St. John’s (Antigua)

From £7,599pp

Price includes return flights from London, 14-nights full board sailing, 2-nights post-cruise stay at The Inn at English Harbour, welcome drinks with Mike Gatting (02 Dec), Premium Match Tickets to the England Tour of the West Indies to the 1st ODI at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (03 Dec), overseas transfers and port charges.

Antigua to Barbados and England ODI/T20i at Kensington Oval

Departs 2nd December 2023, 11-night package

7-nights aboard Royal Clipper

4-nights in Barbados

Itinerary: St. John’s (Antigua), Terre de Haut (Iles des Saintes), Cabrits (Dominica), Beach Stop (Martinique), St. George’s (Grenada), Tobago Cays (Grenadines), Marigot Bay (St. Lucia), Soufriere (St. Lucia), Bridgetown (Barbados)

From £8529pp

Price includes return flights from London, 7-nights full board sailing, 4-nights post-cruise stay at Colony Club, Barbados, Premium Match Tickets to the England Tour of the West Indies to the 3rd ODI at Kensington Oval (09 Dec), State of Play Brunch (10 Dec) to discuss the previous day’s cricket hosted by cricketing icon Mike Gatting, exclusive sports function (11 Dec), Premium Match Tickets to 1st T20i at Kensington Oval (12 Dec), overseas transfers and port charges.

Sir Vivian Richard Stadium, North Sound, Antigua

Barbados Roundtrip and ODI at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium

Departs 5th December 2023, 11-night package

4-nights in Antigua

7-nights aboard Royal Clipper

Itinerary: Bridgetown (Barbados), Rodney Bay (St. Lucia), Cabrits (Dominica), Falmouth Harbour (Antigua), Basseterre (St. Kitts), South Friar’s Bay Beach Stop (St. Kitts), Terre de Haut, (Iles des Saintes), Beach Stop (Martinique), Bridgetown (Barbados)

From £6629pp

Price includes return flights from London, 4-nights pre-cruise stay at The Inn at English Harbour (Antigua), Premium Match Tickets to the England Tour of the West Indies to the 2nd ODI at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (06 Dec), State of Play function to discuss match (06 Dec), one-way flight from Antigua to Barbados, 7-nights full board sailing, selected overseas transfers and port charges.

Source: Star Clippers PR

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