Dorade Finishes Second in Class at 2017 Yesteryear Regatta May 15, 2017 -   Dorade wrapped up the 43rd Annual Yesteryear Regatta in San Diego over the weekend, with the 52-foot yawl finishing second in its class and taking home the Sparkman & Stephens Perpetual Trophy for being the top Sparkman & Stephens design on corrected time.   “Dorade sailed very well in […]
Dorade Racing in Yesteryear Regatta Tomorrow May 12, 2017 - Tomorrow, Dorade will compete in the 43rd Annual Yesteryear Regatta, hosted by the Ancient Mariners Sailing Society, on San Diego Bay. This is the 52-foot yawl’s first time competing in the regatta and it will go up against a number of other storied classic yachts, including fellow Sparkman & Stephens […]
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week Features Dorade May 4, 2017 - Press release from the event organizers:  The world’s most successful yacht to compete at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2017 The world’s most successful ocean racing yacht over the past nine decades; the famous 16-metre long American yawl, Dorade, is to compete at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2017. No yacht […]
Dorade Starts Season with Newport to Ensenada Race May 2, 2017 - Dorade kicked off its 2017 season this past weekend with the Newport to Ensenada Race, which took the 52-foot Sparkman & Stephens classic yawl on a 125 nautical mile offshore race from Newport Beach, California to Ensenada, Mexico. The team finished second in its class with an elapsed time of […]
Press Release: Dorade Down Under April 20, 2017 - “Dorade Down Under” Famous Classic Yacht Targets Australian Races in Ambitious 2017 Campaign VENTURA, CALIFORNIA (April 20, 2017) — Over the past 86 years, the iconic Sparkman & Stephens classic yacht Dorade has sailed hundreds of thousands of nautical miles across open water and won more ocean races than any […]
Dorade in California March 27, 2017 - After six and a half days on the road, Dorade arrived in Ventura, California earlier this month. The 52-foot yawl, which spent the winter months in Rhode Island undergoing updates, is preparing for its 2017 “Dorade Down Under” campaign. Over the weekend, the yacht was launched and its mast stepped. […]