Georgia Racing


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Thursday, February 04, 2010

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The new 52 - the first 4 months

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

The new Botin and Carkeek 52 Georgia was launched in early October last year and has been raced consistently since. Results to date are excellent with the promise, hopefully, of better to come. After a Wednesday night race debut in a strong breeze in which the new boat got over 20 knots downwind, she lined up for the Coastal Classic, untested and, like every new boat, with teething problems still be sorted out. The annual race from Auckland to Russell in the Bay of Island (120 miles) was marked by a strong following southerly wind which carried the fleet through Read more