Thursday, October 8, 2009

New TP52 "Georgia" Launched in Auckland

The newest edition to New Zealand's Auckland Yacht Racing Scene was launched today outside Emirates Team New Zealand. ‘Georgia’, is the sixth boat by the same name built for Auckland QC Jim Farmer, and will take part in several of the major New Zealand Sailing Events over the coming Summer Season. She is a sister ship to Emirates Team New Zealand's Audi Med Cup winning yacht - A Transpac 52 or, as they are better known, a TP52, designed by Marcelino Botin, and built by Mick Cookson. The same hull mould was used with some alterations to qualify the boat to race under IRC Rules. Read more @