The History of Star Clippers
is above all the adventure of one man and his lifelong passion for the sea.
was born in Stockholm but grew up 20 km from the Swedish capital, near the site of one of the largest shipyards in the world. As a youngster he would listen spellbound while the old “sea dogs” who worked there would tell tales of the glorious Clippers, tall ships which dominated the oceans in years gone by. This early passion for the sea was to shape the whole course of his existence.