Shipyard Update: November 30 November 30, 2016 - The team has been very busy over the past few weeks. A lot of sanding and prepping for paint has been done onboard Dorade. Primer will go on by the end of this week. Stay tuned for more updates from the shipyard!
Shipyard Update: November 7 November 7, 2016 - The Dorade team is getting to work before the weather turns too cold. The 52-foot yawl’s masts and booms have been taped down and undergone three coats of varnish. Stay tuned for more updates from the shipyard.
Shipyard Update October 31 October 31, 2016 - The Dorade team was delayed a few days due to a water main break, which shut down the whole Melville Marine Complex, but now the yawl is inside, in its spot for the winter.
Preparing for the Winter Season October 25, 2016 - Dorade is preparing for the winter at Loughborough Marine Interests in Portsmouth, R.I. The 52-foot yawl had its masts taken out and will get a few coats of varnish before being stored. There are a few more paint jobs on the work list once the boat gets inside tomorrow. Stay […]
The Auld Mug October 7, 2016 - This is ”The Auld Mug” which was produced for the 50th anniversary of the Fastnet. Owners Matt Brooks and Pam Rorke Levy met Nick Palmer up in Vancouver last week when they were giving a presentation at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club. A friend of Palmer’s, who is part of […]
2016 Season: One for the Books October 4, 2016 - The Dorade team, led by owners Matt Brooks and Pam Rorke Levy, had a busy and successful racing season this year, competing in some of the most esteemed regattas in the northeast. The 52-foot yawl finished on the podium in all nine events; winning its class at the Eggemoggin Reach […]