ETOILE 1932 FRANCE

ABOUT THE SHIP
Étoile was launched in 1932 as a replica of a 19th century French Cod fishing vessel that was used to fish in Icelandic waters. One of two sister ships, the other being the “Belle Poule” she was built as a training ship for the students of the École navale. During the Second World War she was used by the Free French Naval Forces, returning to Brest in 1945. The schooner and her sister ship are still used by the École Navale as training ships in European waters.

ETOILE
ETOILE, Greenwich Sines Tall Ship Race RDV 2017


SPECIFICATIONS
Rig: Topsail Schooner
LOA: 37.5m
Beam: 7.4m
Height: 38m
Depth: 3.65m
Sail Area: 

CONTACT THE SHIP

Richard Sibley

Photographer with a passion for photographing tall ships and traditional sailing boats

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