Georgia Racing


Sydney yields moderate results

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

After her second placing overall in IRC Grand Prix at Hamilton Island in August in what must be the highest standard IRC fleet in the world, GEORGIA was expected to perform with equal distinction in the Sydney Rolex Trophy Regatta just completed.  However, it was not to be – she placed 6th, though there was only 1 point separating 3rd to 6th places. The winner of the regatta was HOOLIGAN, previously the all-conquering Emirates Team New Zealand TP 52 which won the last 2 Audi Med TP series in Europe.  The boat was purchased by Australian Marcus Blackmore (a previous Read more

Rolex Trophy Rating Series, Sydney

Thursday, December 16, 2010

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Progress report on delivery of Georgia from Airlie Beach to Sydney for Rolex Regatta

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Hi all, I have just heard from George with a quick update: Position 28 32 153 51 (hmm I wonder where that is!!) Anyway he said off Tweed River/Heads.  All is going well on the board and they are hoping to be in by Thursday morning.  They have just tucked down for the night getting the main off and running only with the storm jib (just like Don taught him he said) and just trickling along with the motor running.  I am picking the breeze/sea is up quite a bit but all is good, they were just keeping the lids Read more

Georgia Racing wins prestigious KORC Trophy for second time

Monday, December 06, 2010

At the annual yachting awards dinner and prizegiving at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron on Friday 28 November 2010, the KORC Trophy, which goes to the winner of the National IRC Championships was awarded for the second time to Georgia Racing.  The 52 foot Botin and Carkeek yacht GEORGIA won the Nationals in February in a very windy Wellington regatta.  The Trophy and the Championship had previously been won by GEORGIA ONE, the Farr 43, in 2007.  With GEORGIA staying in Australia for the next 12 months after competing at Hamilton Island in August, GEORGIA ONE will carry the Read more