New Zealand, KZ-3

New Zealand, KZ-3, photo by: SallyAnne Santos

Built in 19856 according to the International Third Rule- America’s Cup.



Sail Number KZ-3
International Rule THIRD Rule-AC
Year Built 1985
Designer Laurie Davidson, Bruce Farr, Ron Holland
Builder McMullen & Wing
First Owner NZ America's Cup Challenge Trust
First Name New Zealand
First Sail Number K-5
First Country New Zealand
Original Homeport Auckland
Other Names Nippon Challenge (1992) - Kiwi (2000) - Wright on White (2005)
Other Sail Numbers J-3
Current Status / Condition sailing
Current Owner Johan Blach Petersen
Current Location Aarhus, Denmark
Construction Fibreglass composite-glass reinforced plastic
Length Overall 19.99 m.
Length Waterline 14.02 m.
Beam 4.02 m.
Draft 2.74 m.