Georgia Racing


Georgia wins Coastal Classic

Wednesday, November 22, 2000

Sailing New Zealand Magazine Three days before the start of the race, a strong wind warning and the prediction of 25 to 35 knot south-easterly winds had the crews rubbing their hands and everyone checking the record times of 1996 when these conditions last prevailed. Unfortunately it was not to be. The direction of the east and eventually southeast winds did arrive, but not before a 4 to 6 knot northerly sea breeze forced the fleet to tack all the way to Kawau Island against an incoming tide. The absence of Afterburner and Spilt Enz this year made picking the Read more