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A stage featuring a band a a crowd in Fremantle

Freo was ship shape for Australia II 40 Years On celebrations

Sep 26, 2023
Yeah buoy! The State Government threw a huge party in Fremantle to celebrate 40 years since a team from down under turned the sailing world upside down by winning the America’s Cup.
Montage of Voyager and Slim Jim and The FATTS Band

Voyager on board with Australia II 40 Years On celebrations as bands tune up for free music concert

Sep 20, 2023
WA is days away from a massive celebration to mark the 40th anniversary of our 1983 America's Cup win that put Fremantle on the world map.
Image outside the WA Maritime Museum with two yellow boxing kangaroos in front.

Australia II: 40 Years On exhibition opens at WA Maritime Museum

Sep 14, 2023
Step back in time, relive the excitement and experience the legacy of Australia II’s historic America’s Cup win at the WA Maritime Museum’s ‘Australia II – 40 Years On’ exhibition.
3 people on a boat

Taking Liberty as part of Australia II: 40 Years On celebrations

Aug 17, 2023
The WA Maritime Museum, in collaboration with Theatre 180, presents Taking Liberty, an adaptation of Ingle Knight’s award-winning play about Australia’s historic, 1983 America’s Cup win.
Australia II in the WA Martime Museum with a group of 5 people standing in front of it's winged keel

Free music concert and drone show to celebrate 40th anniversary of Australia II’s America’s Cup win

Aug 14, 2023
It may be 40 years on from our monumental America’s Cup win but many of us still remember where we were — bursting with pride — as Australia II dramatically beat Liberty and took away the trophy from the New York Yacht Club who had held it tight for 132 years!
Page reviewed 23 August 2023