Adur Rose : Scottish Enthusiasm
Adur Rose is the boat used by Philip Bristow to research the material for Through The French Canals, first published in 1970. The cover illustration featured his Hillyard, then called Gay Wippet. Renamed Adur Rose in the mid 1980s, she's enthusiastically sailed these days by Philip Allison, attending many events and regattas around her home port in Scotland.
The introduction to the current 13th edition of Through The French Canals
still acknowledges the original author, Philip Bristow,
and the Hillyard used to research the book.
Adur Rose Statistics
Built : 1962 by David Hillyard at Littlehampton, England
LOA : 31' 0"
LWL : 28' 0"
Beam : 8' 7"
Draught : 3' 6"
Displacement : 8 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : 303050
MMSI : 235097137
OGA Boat Number : 7066
Signal Letters : ZQQW8
Adur Rose Custodians & Home Ports
J Philip S Allison (?-2010-2017...) Port Rosneath, Gareloch, Scotland
A Oswald (of Lincolnshire) (?-?)
IJ Hobbs (1978-1980-?) Gosport, England
AM Birt (1976-1977) Hamble, England
Mrs Angela Harvey (1972-1975) Stoke Gabriel
Philip Bristow (1970-1971) Warsash, England
VC Jackson (1968-1969) Langston
FW Jackson (1966-1967) Hamble, England
AE Wheeler (?-1963-1965) Littlehampton, England
Page last updated : October 2017