Bird Island Race Recap Report December 4, 2017 - Dorade wrapped up the 85-mile Bird Island Race over the weekend in Sydney Australia. The offshore race took the 52-foot yawl on a course that started in Sydney Harbor and went up Australia’s southeast coast to Bird Island and back. It was the team’s last chance to prepare for the […]
The makings for a classic Sydney Hobart November 30, 2017 - “So far, we’ve been competing mainly in races where Dorade was victorious back in the thirties, but now we’ve completed that series, we’re looking for new challenges, just as Olin and Rod (Stephens) would have. And there’s no bigger challenge in the world of sailing than the Rolex Sydney Hobart […]
Rolex Sydney Hobart Features Dorade in Countdown Article November 7, 2017 - “With the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race an end game within sight, the ‘Dorade Down Under’ campaign remains in full swing; the 86-year-old Sparkman & Stephens classic yacht proving yet again that age is just a number.” Dorade owners Pam Rorke Levy and Matt Brooks talk to event organizers about Dorade’s involvement […]
Bass Island Race Recap Report October 20, 2017 - From Dorade Tactician Kevin Miller The Bass Island Race was the perfect event to get us acquainted with conditions Dorade is likely to encounter in the Sydney-Hobart Race. This 200-mile race is unique in that it starts at 7PM on a Friday with all boats, including the race committee boat, having their […]
IYRS School celebrates grand opening of Brooks Building October 17, 2017 - More than 150 people gathered Monday morning at the IYRS School of Technology and Trades on lower Thames Street to celebrate the grand opening of the newest building on campus, a $6 million two-story elevated building with 20,000 square feet of space. The Brooks Building will house classes for programs […]
Dorade Kicks off Bass Island Race October 13, 2017 - Dorade embarked on the Newcastle Bass Island Race today in Sydney, Australia. The 200 nautical mile race is a qualifying event to the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Stay tuned for an update from the team following the race. Click here for more event details Photos from the team’s offshore […]