Born in Sydney, Paul Archer qualified as a CPA and worked with KPMG for seven years. His free time in Australia was spent sailing and he competed in offshore races including many Sydney-Hobarts.

Having settled in the UK, he continued sailing with participation in many regattas, including the infamous 1979 Fastnet Race and many other international blue water classics. His interest in sailing was not simply confined to racing but also the administration side of the sport with time on the RORC and Cowes Combined Club Committee and finally a term as Rear Commodore of the Royal Thames Yacht Club.

Today he participates in the Mediterranean season racing as a crew member on board the 108ft Wally Open Season.

With 40 years’ experience ranging from Auditing to Finance Director of a Merchant Bank he has specialised in all aspect of Asset and Tax Management and saw the potential to bring his financial skills and yachting experiences and contracts to Super Yacht Management culminating in 1997 with the establishment in Monaco of Arrow Services.

Arrow is an Independent Yacht Management company providing family office services for yachting, attracting clients from major Trusts, Family Offices, Banks and Law Firms. Services cover new build construction, refits, yacht management, crew employment and yacht registration.

Now celebrating their 21st Anniversary, a change of location to a larger office with more staff the Arrow management team is involved in several significant new builds and three major refits.

Over the years, Arrow has assisted many Australian clients building, buying yachts and operating yachts in Europe.