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Georgia Racing Update - 2017 Regattas

Thursday, March 09, 2017

2016 was a disappointing year for Georgia Racing with average results in both the Bay of Islands Race Week and Jack Tar regattas.  Our downwind speed was consistently good but against some of the other boats in the 52 fleet we always seemed slightly off the pace upwind.  Reducing the weight of the bulb for the typically light summer winds in these regattas and moving to a square top main a couple of years ago assisted but we were still falling short.  Our new Doyles gibs, designed by Richard Bouzaid, promised much but didn’t really deliver. Read more