4559 “The Development of the 12 Meter Class Yacht ‘Australia II'”



“The Development of the International 12 Metre-Class Yacht Australia II”, by Peter van Oossanen, Published in the Proceedings of the 7th Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium, Annapolis, USA, pp. 81-101, January 1985, (ID No. 4559).

This paper describes the development of the design of the International 12 Metre Class yacht “Australia II” that won the America’s Cup in 1983, as it took place in Wageningen, The Netherlands, in 1981.