Georgia Racing


"Georgia on his Mind" - article by Mike Rose, NZ Herald

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

A frontrunner for Friday's HSBC Coastal Classic is sure to be Jim Farmer's stylish new TP52 yacht, reports Mike Rose. Jim Farmer QC is one of the stalwarts of serious yacht racing in this country. His numerous yachts, all owned by Georgia Racing, a company owned and directed by him, and all called Georgia after his daughter, have competed in most of our major regattas (with Georgia One winning the New Zealand IRC championship). He also serves as a director for Emirates Team New Zealand and many ETNZ crew regularly sail with him. His latest steed, Georgia Racing, is a Read more

Sequential shots & video

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Jacqui Hendy captured this lovely sequence of three shots of the keel bulb of the new Georgia approaching, touching the water for the first time, and on its way to being fully submerged, at the official launch last Thursday evening. The sailing media have also published articles, and captured video and photography of last night's launch. Click below to read, watch and view the coverage in a new window. Article Video Photography What they say Article Read more

New Georgia Racing launched in Auckland

Friday, October 09, 2009

Direct from the drafting board of the duo that designed Emirates Team New Zealand's Audi Med Cup winning yacht comes the latest grand prix racer to join the New Zealand fleet. The sixth in a series called 'Georgia', the boat, which an almost identical sistership to the Emirates Transpac 52, will be faster and more versatile, capable of achieving speeds of up to 25 knots thanks to 350 square metres of sail area, a dynamic hull shape and lightweight engineering. Owned by Georgia Racing, a company owned and directed by Auckland barrister Jim Farmer QC, it was launched at the Read more

New "Georgia" 52 on the Move

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

The new "Georgia" 52 on its way from Cookson Boats to Emirates Team New Zealand's base for the launch on Thursday. Read more