ACROSPIRE IV

Acrospire IV was built purely for racing, as one of only a few A1 Class yachts of the late 1920s. She unsuccessfully challenged for the Sayonara Cup in 1929 and 1930.

She has won the Sir Lipton Cup, Cactus Cup and many more prestigious races in Australia with the most recent being the Club Marine 2012 Fremantle HARBOUR Classic.

Design Specs

LOA:
54′ 
5″
Beam:
9′ 
2″
LWL:
36′ 
0″
Draft:
7′ 
0″
Design or Class: 
International 9 Meter
Home Port: 
Western Australia
Designer: 
Charles Peel
Boat Type: 
Yacht
Rig: 
Sloop
Gross Displacement: 
13 tons
Sail Number: 
F1929
Number of Engines: 
1
Engine Model: 
Volvo
Total Engine Horsepower: 
55hp
Fuel Type: 
Diesel
Builder Name: 
Charles Peel
Location Built: 
Saint Kilda, Victoria, Australia
Year Built: 
1929
Owner Name: 
Gary Martin
Owner Country: 
Australia
Yacht Club: 
Fremantle Sailing Club
Posted on:
Sun, 11/03/2013 - 5:20pm
Last modified on:
Mon, 11/04/2013 - 2:57pm