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Table of details and specifications of AUS-009
  Designer C. Raymond Hunt (USA)
  Builders Wm. H. Barnett, Wm. H. Barnett Pty Ltd (AUS)
  Material Wood, carvel planked
  1st certificate issued 1961-00-00
  Original boat name Southern Cross
  Original country AUS
  Original sail number 009
  Current location Boat lost


Ray Hunt design 2b - 22.03.2020 by Matti Muoniovaara
Ray Hunt made four basic designs 1) Quixotic 2) Minotaur 3) Chaje 2 and 4) Ca-Ro 6 with three duplicates. 1961 the hottest design in the sailing world was the 2nd design of Minotaur. Hunt produced 11 design variations 2b of Minotaur design 2. This variation has the traditional transom!
5.5 AUS 9 "Southern Cross" - photo search - 21.03.2020 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
Following the hint from Matti and the subsequent transfer of the picture to AUS 91, we are now searching for a picture of 5.5 AUS 9 "Southern Cross".
5.5 KA-9 "Southern Cross" - 06.03.2010 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
Warren Muir reports: KA-9, "Southern Cross". Built by William (Bill) Barnett 1961, owned by Norman G Booth. She capsized in a squall and was lost on Sydney harbor while racing in 1977.

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Southern Cross KA-9

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of AUS-009
Sail# Boat name Owner name
AUS-009 "Southern Cross" Norman George Booth (1961-1966)  
AUS-009 "Southern Cross" Frank Tolhurst (1966-?)  
AUS-009 "Southern Cross" A.M. Green & R.H. Solomon (?-1977)  

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