Etoile du Roy

Grand TurkEtoile du Roy (previously known as the Grand Turk) is a replica of a three-masted 1780 Royal Navy Frigate complete with cannons which was the type of ship which took part in the Battle of Trafalgar.

She was built in Marmaris, Turkey in 1996 for the price of £2m as an action vehicle for the film and TV industry and is well known for depicting HMS Indefatigable in the TV series Hornblower. She is 46.3 m long.

In 2010 she was purchased by the french company  Étoile Marine Croisières and was renamed Etoile Du Roy, meaning ‘King’s Star’. She is based at the port Saint-malo, Brittany in France.

She visited Falmouth in June 2003.

Home: Port of Saint-Malo in France

Length: 46.3 m

Beam: 10 m

Sail area: 790 m²

Speed under sail: 9.1 knots

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