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Year1986 August
Current Sail NumberKA 16
International RuleThird Rule AC
Current LocationSarawak, Borneo
Current CountryBN
DesignerBen Lexcen
BuilderSteve E. Ward & Co.
Original OwnerAmerica's Cup Defence '87 Ltd.
Original CountryAU
Original HomeportPerth
Original Sail NumberKA 16
Owner Details & History

Built according to the International Third Rule - America's Cup

986 - 1987 America?s Cup Defense '87, Ltd. (Alan Bond) - name: AUSTRALIA IV - home port: Perth, WA she is the second boat designed by Ben Lexcen for Alan Bond in occasion of the 26th America's Cup - she entered the finals for the defender trials and lost to Kookaburra III who defended, but lost the Cup against Stars & Stripes

1993 - 2008 Bengal Bay Club Challenge since

2008 Troy Yaw - home port: Miri, Sarawak (Borneo)

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