Dorade in NHYC Newsletter February 14, 2015 - Article on Dorade’s participation in the Cannes Regatta. Published on the NHYC newsletter by Brad Avery. Click on the link below to read the article in PDF. Dorade article on NHYC Newsletter
image1 Quiet please February 13, 2015 - It’s a wonderful thing to see the boat beginning to enter the reconstruction phase after several weeks of deconstruction. The first phase of completion though will be the deck re-caulking job which currently involves new cotton being hammered into the seams. Above deck this is a loud process but down […]
Mainsheet February 2015 St. Francis Yacht Club – STFYC.COM February 9, 2015 - February 2015 issue of Mainsheet. It features Matt Brooks on page 13 as the recipient for the Jerome B. White Yachtsman of the Year award. On his award acceptance speech, he is quoted as saying: “At practically every table in this room sits someone who has contributed to this campaign […]
Rebuilding Blocks Re-building a wooden block February 9, 2015 - A comparison between Re-building a wooden block with a standard Harken Ball Bearing Sheave and as an alternative fitting a custom fabricated Harken sheave into an existing block: Over the past three years we have restored many traditional blocks at Baltic Boat Works – some have come in for a […]
Dorade A productive week February 6, 2015 - Despite temperatures plunging to all new lows and snow seemingly falling every other day, the refit project is forging ahead right on track. The deck team have been working meticulously to even up all the seems and remove old cotton ready for the re caulking stage to begin next week. […]
The Dorade Truck Can we call it winter yet? January 30, 2015 - Since I arrived in newport back in November straight from the Mediterranean, I have complained of being cold! Well not really complained, I actually like the cold except for when you are working outside and can’t feel your hands. The usual response from the yard guys is “just you wait […]