Kookaburra III, KA-15

Kookaburra III, KA-15, photo by Dan Nerney

Built in 1986 according to the International Third Rule- America’s Cup.



Sail Number KA-15
International Rule THIRD Rule-AC
Year Built 1986
Designer Iain Murray & John Swarbrick
Builder Parry Boat Builder
First Owner Taskforce '87 America's Cup Defense Ltd.
First Name Kookaburra III
First Sail Number KA-15
First Country Australia
Original Homeport Perth
Current Status / Condition sailing
Construction Aluminum alloy
Length Overall 20.48 m.
Length Waterline 13.87 m.
Beam 3.73 m.
Draft 2.69 m.
Sail Area 168 sq. m.
Displacement 28.2 t.