Acrospire IV

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Boat Name: Acrospire IV
Designer: Charles Peel
Builder: Charles Peel
Year Launched: 1929
Rig: 7/8 Aluminium
LOA: 54′
LWL: 36′
Beam: 9.5′
Draft: 7′
Sail No: F 1929
Owner: Gary Martin
ARHV Number: HV000545

History: 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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