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Georgia Racing wins prestigious KORC Trophy for second time

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

(from left to right) Jan Dawson (presenting trophy on behalf of Yachting New Zealand) and crew members Emma Hendy, Rhonda McCrea, Jackie Hendy, George Hendy and Stu Bannatyne 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 Georgia Racing banner into the 2011 Nationals at the Bay of Islands Race Week in January.