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Table of details and specifications of AUS-005
  Designer Arvid Laurin (SWE)
  Builder John Savage (Australia)
  Material African Mahogany
  1st certificate issued 1955
  Original boat name Burradoo
  Original country AUS
  Original sail number 005
  Current location Lake Macquarie Yacht Club (AUS)

Notes

5.5 KA-5 - 06.03.2010 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
Info received from Warren Muir:
"...KA-5, Buraddoo; she was sailed and placed 3rd in the Melbourne Olympics by Alexander Stuart “Jock” Sturrock. It was not commissioned by James Hardy as listed in the files..."

MATERIALS - 26.12.2007 by STEPHEN JONES
SHE WAS BUILT FROM AFRICAN MAHOGANY AS LOCAL TIMBER WAS TOO HARD TO SORCE AFTER THE WAR JOHN WENT ON TO BUILDING ETCHELLS IT WAS THE LAST TIMBER BOAT HE BUILT
RESTORATION - 26.12.2007 by STEPHEN JONES
PURCHASED BURRADOO SEPT 07 TO SAVE HER LIFE JOHN SAVAGE BUILT HER FOR THE MELBOURN OLYMPICS JOHN IS NOW 90 AND CAN REMBER BUILDING HER SHE WAS COMMISSIONED BY SIR JAMES HARDEY SHE NOW RESIDES AT LAKE MACQUARIE YACHT CLUB 1.5 HRS NORTH OF SYDNEY AUSTRALIA HOPE THE RESTORATION WONT TAKE LONG AS I CANT WAIT TO GET HER BACK IN THE WATER I HAVE BEEN TOLD YOU NEVER OWN A BOAT LIKE THIS YOU ARE JUST ITS CARETAKER
Information - 17.09.2007 by Sebastien Schmidt
Bronze medal (3rd/10) at the XVI Olympics 1956, Melbourne, Australia, Alexander Stuart (Jock) Sturrock / Deveraux R. Mytton, Douglas Raymond Buxton, Buraddoo, KA-5, Arvid Laurin, 4-4-2-4-1-3-4, 4022p.

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Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of AUS-005
Sail# Boat name Owner name
AUS-005 "Burradoo" James Hardey (1956-?)  
AUS-005 "Burradoo" Stephen Jones (2007-?)  

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