Georgia Racing


Reflections on win at Geelong Race Week

Sunday, February 05, 2012

After a disappointing fifth at Hamilton Island last August, George Hendy and I sat down and reviewed where we might have been lacking - principally as to the boat, as our crew work remained consistently good. Two areas for improvement were identified, by reference to the boats that had beaten us - HOOLIGAN, LOKI, SHOGUN IV and LIVING DOLL.  One immediate point of difference was that all of these boats were sailing with new 3Di sails.  Another was that they were all sailing better upwind than us, particularly in the choppy water which the heavier winds had generated.  Downwind we Read more

"Festival of Sails - Georgia hits ball out of park" article

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

"Festival of Sails - Georgia hits ball out of park" article by Lisa Ratcliff, writing for the Royal Geelong Yacht Club and New Tack. Photo by Teri Dodds Jim Farmer's New Zealand Botin & Carteek 52, Georgia, sailed the final Festival of Sails race and with their nine point finish from eight races, hit the ball so far out of the park it may never be found. Georgia wrapped up the Audi Geelong Centre Premier Racing Series Division A by a 12 point margin.  Jason Van Der Slot's TP52, Calm, finished next on 21 points and then Rob Hanna's TP52, Read more