This morning we finalized the packing of the Container, locked the doors and got the seal on the entrance door. We then loaded the Container onto the truck and handled the paperwork. All went smoothly. The Container is on its way to NY, NY and then to Cowes in the UK. Click below to play […]
In ten days, on June 28, the legendary ocean racing yacht Dorade will attempt to repeat her first and most significant victory when she embarks on the 2015 Transatlantic Race from Newport, R.I. to Plymouth, U.K. The 52-foot yawl first made her mark in the sailing world in 1931, when her then-21-year-old designer Olin Stephens, along […]
All new running rigging labeled and stored.
According to The Transatlantic Race organizers, this year’s race may take longer than times past. One reason that this year’s Transatlantic Race may take longer than ones in the past is the presence of icebergs further south in the Atlantic. This will force the fleet to go east for longer before turning north into the […]
Dorade Crew. Antibes, a few years ago
Today’s haul out did not reveal any surprises. A bit of sanding and then back in the water as soon as possible!
Team Dorade getting some night hour last week.
With the help of Gimbaling espresso machine.
An Extraordinary Link with Yachting History: Dorade’s Quest to Repeat her 1931 Transatlantic Race Victory NEWPORT, R.I. (June 4, 2015) – In late June, one of sailing’s most celebrated yachts will attempt to retrace the steps of her first, and most significant, victory. The 52-foot yawl Dorade, owned by Pam Levy and Matt Brooks (Tiburon, […]