Georgia Racing


Third place going into final day of racing

Sunday, August 29, 2010

With only the Linderman Island race to go, Georgia is sitting in third place in the IRC Grand Prix division in Hamilton Island. "A great day today," says Jim. "A first and a second in windward leewards." The Reichel Pugh 63 Loki is untouchable, but the team are just one point behind Living Doll, and four points clear of Wild Oats. Both boats are previous winners of the regatta. Georgia's worst race result was a 6th and without the discard allowed would be a clear second, 6 points ahead of third. "We have been consistent throughout the regatta." Racing concludes Read more

Sitting pretty in sailor's paradise

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

After three days of racing at Hamilton Island Regatta, Georgia sits in fourth overall in the IRC Grand Prix division, and is the first of the TP52s. Georgia is on 21 points, behind LOKI (7 points), Living Doll (13 points), and Wild Oats (18 points). There are 16 boats in the division. Georgia has a fifth, a fourth and two sixths - the boat placed fifth in today's three-hour Island race despite losing time thanks to a ripped kite and a replacement that wasn't 'quite right' for the conditions. "We are still hoping for stronger wind which should see us Read more

Destination Hamilton Island - Delivery Reports

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Right now, Georgia is enroute to the Whitsundays in Northern Queensland, for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2010. Here is the first report from the delivery crew, which departed Auckland on Thursday 5 August. Hi all from Georgia Racing, Firstly thanks George for all the weather updates has been real helpful and good to know someone is looking at it for us. Also nice to know what to expect before we start our night shifts. Fishing Update: 4 Tuna lines currently out of the water because it is now dark and cant be bothered dealing with fish at night. (Still Read more

Georgia targets South Pacific Cup for NZ

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

By ROB MUNDLE - As the number of yachts entered for Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2010 approaches the magical figure of 200 the New Zealanders have declared they are on a mission – they want the South Pacific Cup. The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron has advised Hamilton Island Yacht Club that two highly competitive yachts, Jim Farmer's new TP52, Georgia, and Rob Basset's 52-footer, Wired, will be racing under the club's burgee in the Kiwi quest for the trophy. The South Pacific Cup is an international team event which was first contested at the 25th staging of Audi Read more