I don't mind the arch, looks nice to me. Would I base my decision to buy a boat on that feature? No. Would I turn down a nice deal on a boat with an arch? No. It is just an aesthetic choice like teak deck or the bronze winches...
1971 Contest 33 Hull Number 24
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."