Certificate no 1475
Status Registered


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location Portsmouth
Current use Ongoing conservation
Available to hire Yes
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes


Builder Cambridge, S J P, Calcutta
Built in 1948
Hull material Wood
Rig Gaff Cutter
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 2
Propulsion Sail
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
9.25 feet (2.82 m)
6.49 feet (1.98 m)
Length: Overall
35.97 feet (10.97 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


This Frederick Shepherd designed yawl was used by Sir Alec Rose in his single-handed circumnavigation of the world in 1967-68. The voyage started at Portsmouth on 16 July 1967 and involved stops at Melbourne and Bluff Harbour (New Zealand). It finished at Portsmouth on 4 July 1968. In 2007, LIVELY LADY started her second circumnavigation, partly crewed by young persons, and arrived back in Portsmouth in July 2008.

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Classic Boat: Lively Lady to go again, September 2004 
Sailing Today: Lively Lady back where she belongs, May 2011
Yachting Monthly: Lively Lady to make new Port Solent home, July 2011
Classic Boat: Lively Lady returns, September 2018
Classic Boat: Classic Boat 2019 Awards-The Nominees, February 2019
Classic Boat: Lively Lady's Second Life, May 2019

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