Hussar  She was built with three, fixed, coachroof portlights.

Hussar has been owned all over the southern part of England from the West Country to East Anglia.  She has also completed a circumnavigation of the UK, and has sailed to Spain and, more recently, to Holland.  A u tube film shows her sailing in Essex.

She was originally built for R.H.D. Barklie to revised Kishti drawings, complete with an electric starting 4 hp Stuart Turner petrol motor.


  • Laurent Giles design No: 107
  • Builder: E.F.Elkins, Christchurch, Dorset, England.
  • Launch Date: 1949
  • Hull Material: Mahogany on Oak
  • Deck: Fibreglass matt over Pine.
  • Engine: Beta 10 diesel
  • Ballast keel material: Lead
  • Doghouse: Short
  • Cockpit: Long
  • Berths: Two
  • Rig: Masthead bermudan sloop.
  • Mast: Wooden
  • Heads'ls: Genoa and stays'ls.
  • Backstay arrangement: Standing to bumkin & runners.
  • Home Port: Blackwater River, Essex, UK.
  • Current Owner: Ken Crudgington & Carey Stephenson
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  • Other comments: Hussar is now based on the East coast of England.