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Crewmember [picture] : Australia Americas Cup Challenge
Bib ID 4803321
Format PicturePicture
Description [Sydney?] : Barry Stevens Photographics, 1983 
1 poster : col. ill. ; 70 x 50 cm. 
Summary

Poster of photography depicting a koala wearing a shirt with Australian Team Burgee walking on the Australia II yacht.

Biography/History

Australia II, bearing sail number KA6, skippered by John Bertrand, faced Dennis Conner sailing the 12-metre class yacht in the ocean off Newport, Rhode Island, represented the Royal Perth Yacht Club of Australia, challenge for the America's Cup. Australia II came from behind to prevail 4 races to 3. The victory on 25 September 1983. It was the first successful challenger for the America's Cup after 132 years.

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Subjects Australia II (Boat) - Posters.  |  America's Cup - Posters.  |  America's Cup races - Posters.  |  Yacht racing - Australia - Posters.  |  Yachting - Australia - Posters.  |  Koala in art - Posters.  |  Posters, Australia.  |  Australia - Posters.
Other authors/contributors Barry Stevens Photographics
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