Challenge 12, KA-10

Challenge 12, KA-10

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

HISTORY:

SPECS:

Sail Number KA-10
Year Built 1982
Designer Ben Lexcen
Builder Steve E. Ward & Co.
First Owner Alan Bond
First Name Challenge 12
First Sail Number KA-10
First Country Australia
Original Homeport Perth
Other Names Challenge XII
Other Sail Numbers F-5
Current Status / Condition sailing
Current Owner Jack LeFort
Current Location Newport, RI
Current Division Modern
Construction Aluminum alloy
Length Overall 19.25 m.
Length Waterline 13.43 m.
Beam 3.65 m.
Draft 2.66 m.
Sail Area 167 sq. m.
Displacement 23.8 t.