Clippers by Allan R. Moon arrived today. It is a strategy game by the designer of Ticket to Ride and Airlines Europe, so I am eagerly awaiting a game. The board looks nice, it is set in the South Pacific, and its all about developing trade routes and trading.
This is not one of the most highly ranked games on the BGG geek rating, yet it has a very nice overall review by Tom Vassel, and I often find I like his thoughts, read them here.
So I shall get the family to test it and learn the rules and in one of the next group meetings have it out to play.