Section of Australia II spinnaker

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Sail/Spinnaker
Date Used
1983
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Brief Description
Section of green light-weight nylon material torn from spinnaker of the yacht, Australia II. Irregular in shape with sections sewn together using broad white zigzag stitching. Made from ¾oz. rip-stop nylon. Australia II broke the American's 132 year winning streak and won the America's Cup in 1983.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 2400 W: 1800 D: 15mm (H: 94 1/2 W: 70 7/8 D: 9/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Event
Date Used
1983
Location
In storage
Registration No
1989.2170.6
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Andrew Cannon & Will Baillieu.

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