Acrospire IV under sail

Acrospire IV

Boat nameAcrospire IV
DesignerCharles Peel
BuilderCharles Peel
Year launched1929
Rig7/8 Aluminium
LOA54 ft
LWL36 ft
Beam9,5 ft
Draft7 ft
Sail number F 1929
OwnerGary Martin
ARHV NumberHV000545


Built in 1929 for Joe White hoping to successfully challenge “Vanessa” for the “Soyonara Cup” in 1929 and again in 1930, both times unsuccessful.

Used in 1965 by Jock Sturrocks team to train against Gretel whilst they were building “Dame Patti”.

Winner of the Lipton Cup, Portsea, International, Cactus, John Colvin and Sir Ernest Clark Cups.



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