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Harness used by Iain Murray

Date: 1970-1980s
Overall: 720 x 352 mm, 0.6 kg
Medium: Nylon, metal
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Iain and Alex Murray
Classification:Vessels and fittings
Object Name: Harness
Object No: 00004649

User Terms

    This red nylon harness was worn by Sydney sailor Iain Murray on the 18-foot sailing skiff COLOR 7 in the 1970s and 1980s.
    The COLOUR 7 logo of a white seven in a circle appears on the front.
    SignificanceThis harness was worn by skipper Iain Murray on the 18-foot sailing skiff COLOR 7 that won six consecutive World Championship titles from 1977 to 1982.

    HistoryIain Murray is well known figure in the history of Australian sailing. He has been involved with 18-foot racing, Olympic competitions and the Americas Cup.

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