Georgia Racing


Historic boat repatriated to New Zealand race scene

Thursday, July 10, 2008

By Ivor Wilkins, Breeze Magazine A chance reunion with an IMS boat he first built in 1995 and then sold into the United States has given Auckland barrister Jim Farmer an opportunity to re-configure the yacht for IRC racing – an effort rewarded with victory in the inaugural New Zealand IRC championship in March. Farmer has been a committed owner of race yachts, with a small fleet of Farr designs to his name, including two Mumm 36s and a fully-worked 53-footer. Much of his racing has involved professional crews at a high level, including many of the current Emirates Team Read more