Castine Patriot: April 14, 2016 April 20, 2016 - Click here to download a PDF of the article
Dorade Launched for 2016 Season! April 14, 2016 - This morning at 8:30 a.m., Dorade was launched at Hinckley Yard in Portsmouth, R.I. The 52-foot Sparkman & Stephens yawl has been undergoing maintenance and updates since it arrived back in Rhode Island this fall after a rigorous international sailing campaign last year. The team will be back at it again this season […]
Preparing for Tomorrow’s Launch April 13, 2016 - The team is putting all the finishing touches on Dorade to get her in fighting shape for her 2016 season! The boats’s deck furniture is back and installed and the belaying rail around the mast has new spindles. The forward hatch has been repaired and the burgee locker is back in place.. […]
Countdown to Launch Day! April 12, 2016 - Later this week, Dorade will be launched! Last week, the team brought the spars back to Hinckley in Portsmouth and Razz and Nick started dressing her over the weekend. Dorade arrived back home last year from a long and tough 2015 season and after a thorough review was conducted in […]
Dorade Mast April 11, 2016 - Raz and Nick appear to be quite happy that Dorade’s main mast has been safely delivered from winter maintenance to Jen Lange’s Baltic Boat Works. One of the few dry, sunny days that we’ve had lately in Rhode Island. Still chilly, as you can probably tell!
Dorade’s Original Compass March 30, 2016 - Last fall, Dorade nipper Nick Bellico got the call: drive to Vermont this weekend and meet with Olin Stephens’ son Sam, grandson Olin IV, and daughter-in-law Carol, and pick up several items that were used aboard Dorade back in the 1930s, including the sewing machine that crossed the Atlantic in […]