Quadrille : For Sale, April 2017
This smart 6 ton centre cockpit sloop has had several of the major jobs tackled that bedevil the typical yacht of this age; the keel bolts have been replaced, she has a new mast, new engine and new diesel fuel tank. Thus refurbished she's recently been cruising about the west coast of Scotland. Remarkably, Quadille's only had two owners in the last 46 years. Of the earlier owners, it would seem that this is the boat that SO Gillett tested out if owning a Hillyard suited him. It did and he went on to commission the new build Hillyard, White Duck, in 1961 and another new build, Maymaid, in 1967. Prior to owning his first Hillyard, he had the Harrison Butler Z4, Leueen, later renamed Bismillah.
Built : 1953 by David Hillyard at Littlehampton, England
LOA : 27' 4"
LWL : 25' 0"
Beam : 7' 9"
Draught : 4' 4"
Displacement : 6 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : N° 185647
Call Sign : 2JSR8
MMSI : 235118612
Quadrille Custodians & Home Ports
Nick Spenceley (2004-2017...) Scotland
Edwin G Clark (1971-2004) Hesketh Bank, Lancashire, England
JF Hende (1969-1970) Holyhead, Wales
Dr Robert Kemp (1966-1968) Holyhead, Wales
Philip Finn (1962-1965) Burnham-on-Crouch, England
SO Gillett (1959-1961) Bosham, England
GN Drinkwater (1958) Littlehampton, England
Gerald OW Joynson (1957) Littlehampton, England
Comdr JMA Wilson RN (?-1954-1956) Littlehampton, England
Page last updated : April 2017