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