KOOKABURRA III, #KA15, and STARS & STRIPES '87, #US55, America's Cup, 1987

color slide (35mm only)

Rosenfeld, Stanley Z.
Australia, Western Australia, Fremantle
safety film, Kodachrome; cardboard mount
overall: 1.5 x 1 mm.

35mm color slide photographed by Stanley Z. Rosenfeld on February 2, 1987 off Fremantle, Australia. Image of the 67' Iain Murray and John Swarbrick designed, Toby Richardson built 12 meter sloop KOOKABURRA III (built 1986 in Australia) crossing tacks with the 64' David Pedrick, Bruce Nelson and Britton Chance designed, Robert Derecktor built 12 meter sloop STARS & STRIPES '87 (built 1986 in Mamaroneck, NY) during the third race of America's Cup. Visible in image: cropped stern view of STARS & STRIPES '87, #US-55, (transom info.: "U.S.A. / SDYC") on a port close reach as her crew watches the port beam side of KOOKABURRA III, #KA 15, cross her bow on a starboard close reach under marconi-rigged mainsails and genoas, heeled over, rail down . Handwritten on slide mount: “KOOKABURRA III / 2.2.87 / STARS + STRIPES / 228 / SL. 2 / #9 / 1st leg", and stamped: "PHOTO © 1987 / STANLEY ROSENFELD / FEB 87M / 6”. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Stanley Z. Rosenfeld photographer. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 261.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection, Stanley Z. Rosenfeld photographer

Related Events

America's Cup (1987)

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12 Meter Class yachts
Yacht racing