photo Back in Corsica September 2, 2014 - Dorade motored back to the harbour in Bonifacio, Corsica this afternoon after winning the final race in this year’s Corsica Classic Regatta, cinching the top spot in her class and taking home the Skylark Trophy as the overall winner in the regatta. Eight days of racing took the fleet of […]
image2 Standing by in Calvi August 22, 2014 - It seems like a good while ago since we left the yard in Palma. We had planned to go straight to Cogolin in France where our container is based but the weather forced a stop in Barcelona. As it was we had a speedy downwind ride which culminated in a […]
Calvi Calvi, Corsica FRANCE August 19, 2014 - Dorade is in Calvi!!
Delivery Update 2014-08-12 August 12, 2014 - August 12, 2014. We have pulled into Barcelona for a 24 hour stop over as there are still very strong mistral winds forecast for today/tonight. We have plenty of jobs to get on with so it won’t harm the schedule. Just so you can keep the CIM guys updated Greg […]
Hannah and Nick working hard From Painting to San Pedro – One Month in Palma August 7, 2014 - Exactly one month ago a still beautiful but slightly tired looking Dorade was craned back into the water in Palma after her 10 day crossing from Bermuda on the deck of a ship. Despite it being a quiet time of year over here in Palma, with the majority of workers […]
Nick finishing the varnish work on the mast Nippers Blog July 18, 2014 - After arriving here in Mallorca to welcoming hands and attitudes of the captain, Hannah, and the other nipper, Tim, I could not wait to get to work on Dorade. The excitement and inspiration of Dorade seemed to overcome any jet lag I was expecting. Finally Monday arrived and the long […]