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This Australia Day sail on the legendary KA5 Australia

'KA5 and KA14 - Historic 12m yachts'    Australian 12m Historic Trust    Click Here to view large photo

Remember where you were in 1983 when Australia won the America's Cup?

Remember the song..... 'I come from a land downunder!' Now is your opportunity to experience the thrill and excitement of America's Cup racing - by getting out on the water and under sail on board Alan Bond's KA5 Australia.


America's Cup sailing experiences will be taking place during the Newcastle Australia Day festivities. Visit the Australian 12m Historic Trust at the Newcastle Maritime Museum and sign-up for our $199 membership and you can join our crews as we take to the water in pursuit of the America's Cup history. Be quick as space is limited.

Don't miss out! Pre-book your sailing membership by calling 0415 577 724 or 0414 462 663, or email: membership(at)australian12m.com

You can take the helm steering a course for victory, man the grinders as you tack and gybe. Get on board and create history on Newcastle Harbour, sailing the legendary KA5 Australia and KA14 Steak n Kidney - Stars n Stripes and Dennis Conner not included!

Steak N Kidney - Historic 12m yachts -  Australian 12m Historic?nid=93193 Trust  

The KA5 Australia and KA14 Steak n Kidney will be on show at the Newcastle Maritime Museum wharves, Australia Day Take a step back in time and experience the thrill and excitement of 12 metre America's Cup racing of the 1980's.

Both yachts are owned and operated by the Australian 12m Historic Trust, an all volunteer organisation formed for the purpose of acquiring, restoring and preserving Australia’s former 12 metre America's Cup racing yachts.

The two 19 metre KA5 Australia and KA14 Steak n Kidney are warhorses of Australia’s many challenges in the famed America’s Cup during the 1970’s and 1980’s. They were constructed under the 12 metre design rule and represent an era of America’s Cup racing when the competing yachts were elegant and fast.

KA5 and KA14 - Historic 12m yachts -  Australian 12m Historic?nid=93193 Trust   Click Here to view large photo

'This is an incredible opportunity for members of the public to experience our America's Cup history - hands on', said Benjamin Morgan, President of the Australian 12m Historic Trust.

'Both the KA5 Australia and KA14 Steak n Kidney will be open to the public for inspection. There will be a $5 cover-charge, which goes towards the maintenance, restoration and preservation of these two iconic yachts.', he said.

The Australian 12m Historic Trust is an all volunteer organisation.

You can become a member by contacting us on mobile; 0415 577 724 or visiting http://www.australian12m.com

KA5 Australia - Historic 12m yachts -  Australian 12m Historic?nid=93193 Trust  




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