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If the first one is a Baltic it's an older one... most of the Baltics I've seen have somewhat sleeker lines. If it's a tumblehome hull it may be an older Alden if indeed it's a North American design.
The second looks to me like a Chuck Paine design, probably Able Marine or Morris built if not locally custom built. Another outside possibility is the BC built Cooper 501 but if so that's a particularly nice looking example...
The third is clearly a purpose built racer, in all likelihood locally designed and built.. it's not as if you Aussies don't know how to draw and build quick boats!
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)