Australia II, KA-6

Australia II, KA-6

Built in 1982 according to the International Third Rule- America’s Cup.


Australia II, KA-6
Australia II, KA-6


Sail Number KA-6
Year Built 1982
Designer Ben Lexcen
Builder Steve E. Ward & Co.
First Owner America's Cup Defense '87 Ltd.
First Name Australia II
First Sail Number KA-6
First Country Australia
Original Homeport Perth
Current Status / Condition good
Current Owner Australian 12mR Historic Trust
Current Location Sydney, Australia
Construction Aluminum alloy
Length Overall 19.22 m.
Length Waterline 13.10 m.
Beam 3.65 m.
Draft 2.59 m.
Sail Area 171 sq. m.
Displacement 21.8 t.