Happy New Year from Dorade January 1, 2017 - Happy New Year from the Dorade team! We are looking forward to sailing into a very exciting 2017! We can’t wait to share our campaign details with you! Stay tuned this week for more information.
Shipyard Update: December 19 December 19, 2016 - The holidays aren’t slowing the Dorade team down, and the crew at Loughborough Marine Interests in Portsmouth, R.I. is still working on the 52-foot yawl to prepare it for the 2017 season. All the yacht’s turnbuckles are getting serviced and the starboard how’s pipe has been faired and podded into […]
Current Issue of Seahorse Magazine featuring Rod Stephens December 7, 2016 - The most current issue of Seahorse Magazine looks into the careers of three sailors — including Dorade’s builder Rod Stephens — who helped shape the world of modern ocean racing. Click here to read the full article “Hard Sailing Habits” by John Rousmaniere.
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.