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Table of details and specifications of AUS-023
  Designer Sparkman & Stephens (USA)
  Builders Wm. H. Barnett, Wm. H. Barnett Pty Ltd (AUS)
  Material Mahogany, carvel planked
  1st certificate issued 1968-04-00
  Original boat name Southern Cross III
  Original country AUS
  Original sail number 023
  Current location Lillesand, Skagerrak (NOR)


5.5 KA-23 - by S&S, listed as - 09.08.2009 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
Design #1945 by S&S. She is listed by S&S as "Adios II"; might have sailed under this name for another country. A guess: As MX-2, in Acapulco, 1968?
Information - 02.09.2008 by Matti Muoniovaara
Designer is Sparkman & Stephens, builder Barnett, Wm.H. Pty Ltd, McMahon's Point, Sydney 1968.
First owner Norman George Booth.
After a modification (new fin keel etc) raced by Frank Tolhurst 1972 in Geneve Worlds (9th)and at Hankö winning Gold Cup. 1986 Sydney Worlds (14th) and 1987 in Hankö Worlds (16th).
The boat is now in South Norway N-52.
Not sure about anything... - 30.06.2008 by Site Administrator
Please help to complete or correct the infos if you have some complementary others. Tks.

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5.5 NOR 52 "ShoShana" - deck

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of AUS-023
Sail# Boat name Owner name
AUS-023 "Southern Cross III" Norman George Booth (1968-1972)  
AUS-023 "Southern Cross III" Frank Tolhurst & Jon Mitchell (1972-1972)  
AUS-023 "Southern Cross III" D.R. Beggs (?-?)  
AUS-023 "Southern Cross III" Frank Tolhurst (1986-1988)  
NOR-052 "Southern Cross" Andreas Ove Ugland (?-?)  
NOR-052 "Sho Shana" Not disclosed (?-?)  

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