The Yachts

Arch Rival

Arch Rival is one from the last century, a 1994 design by Inglis and optimised by Don Jones. Was last seen here in 2005, when she contested the Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race as Rouseabout III with original owner, Victorian John Rouse, and finished 18th overall. Now owned by Steve Connors, Arch Rival regularly competes out of Drummoyne Sailing Club and does the CYCA’s Land Rover Winter Series. Also ventures north to Sail Port Stephens on occasions. Sailing in ORCi, finished 22nd overall in the Sydney Gold Coast race, 13th in the Flinders Islet Race, but retired from the Newcastle Bass Island Race in October.

 

Competitor Details

Name Arch Rival
Sail Number 415
Owner Steve Connors
Skipper Andrew Byrne (6)
Sailing Master Jonathan Low
Navigator Lauren Connors
Crew M Tilden (4), W R King, M McKenzie, S Matthews, M Paton, A King (6), D King, B Matthews, T Laing-Peach
State NSW
Club DSC
Type Jones 39
Designer Jones
Builder Mal Hart, Mornington
LOA 12.0
Beam 3.8
Draft 2.7