Dorade Submits First Entry to Transpac Tahiti Race

Ninety years after her launch, Dorade will compete in the 3570-mile race from Los Angeles to Tahiti, beginning May 28, 2020. Organized by the Transpacific

Brooks Appointed to Board of Pilot Commissioners

Bay businessman and owner of Dorade, Matt Brooks, has been appointed to California’s Board of Pilot Commissioners, following in his father’s footsteps

My Life in Boats: Matt Brooks

Matt Brooks tells Grace Trofa of Boat International he doesn't mind bi-coastal living. His 53ft Dorade makes all the traveling worthwhile.


NYYC Cruise: Dorade Wins Astor Cup

On Sunday, Dorade got off the dock in Portland, Maine at 0900 and motored 12 miles to the starting line. It was a pretty rainy day with a fairly light

Windcheck Magazine July 2018 Feature

Thank you to WindCheck Magazine for featuring us on the cover of the July 2018 issue. It took publisher Ben Cesare a while to make up his mind, because

Flashback Friday

Dorade featured in "Yachts Under Sail" by Alfred Loomis, originally published in 1933.

Women Skippers Set the Pace at Onion Patch

From the organizers: 

Swift and Dorade won the two divisions of the Onion Patch Series, skippered by Paige Krumweide and Pam Rorke Levy, respectively.


Dorade Wins Navigator Division of 2018 Onion Patch Series and Overall at Anniversary Regatta

Dorade was awarded the Richard W. Kempe Memorial Trophy for the overall winner in the Navigators Division of the 2018 Onion Patch Series. The series features

Newport Bermuda Race: Evolving Fleet Competes for the Dorade Trophy

From the organizers:
Racing “vintage” boats in the Newport Bermuda Racing is changing. By Chris Museler
Once upon a time, racing for an award like