Georgia Racing


Bay of Islands Race Week - Conclusion

Monday, January 29, 2018

It was always going to be too much to expect MAYHEM (Harry Dodson) to take our first day’s performance – 3 wins in 3 races – lying down.  And so it proved.  Days two and three (5 races) provided a great tussle with MAYHEM edging us on line and in IRC with GEORGIA however remaining dominant in PHRF.  The final regatta result was that GEORGIA was declared SOUTH PACIFIC PHRF CHAMPION with MAYHEM second, MAYHEM became SOUTH PACIFIC IRC CHAMPION with GEORGIA second and MAYHEM won Line Honours with GEORGIA second (5-3). The racing was always close.  Boat speed differences Read more

Bay of Islands Race Week 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

I  am very conscious of having neglected this website for a long time.  However, there is now something to write about! Over the past 2 years, it would be fair to say that we have been disappointed at our regatta results, namely the Bay of Islands Race Week (New Zealand’s premium regatta) and the Jack Tar Regatta in Auckland.  The competition has certainly been intense with a bunch of 52s, led by Mayhem (Harry Dodson) and supported by Temptation, Viento, Wired, V5 and Kia Kaha. George Hendy and I have worked hard at modifications to the boat – reducing the Read more