Archie is an Archambault 35, designed by Joubert/Nivelt and built in France by Archambault Yachts. Archie is owned by Sally Rattle from the Derwent Sailing Squadron in Hobart. After taking delivery of Archie in October 2006, the boat has covered over 5000 nautical miles (including 7 Bass Strait crossings) and collected numerous awards including 1st IRC Maria Island Race 2007, 1st overall 2007 Melbourne to Hobart Yacht Race, Winner Sovereign Series 2007, 1st IRC Southern Tasmanian Offshore Championships 2007 and 2008, and 1st IRC Bruny Island Race 2009.
This is Archie's first Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and with a talented team from Hobart on board, owner Sally Rattle is looking for a good result.
|Skipper||Mick Souter (5)|
|Crew||P Souter (5), A Davison (2), D Oak (1), S Brain, S Rattle, M Denney, T Edwards.|
|Designer||Joubert / Nivelt|
|Construction||PVC Sandwich Resin|