Dorade is Back in the Water!

Dorade is back in the water! (Ahead of schedule) The results of the winter efforts in optimizing Dorade for its repeat this year of its 1931 Transatlantic

Five Days to Launch!

Time is flying on our way to launch DORADE, here comes probably the last update before the launch later this coming week. Brightwork Deck Good thing

Myles Stanford, A Nipper’s Blog

Spring has just arrived and it seems that summer is already rapping on Dorade's door in an urgent, yet playful and almost polite manner as my youthful

Eight Bells for Jack Brooks

Along with the St Francis burgee, we fly our house flag showing two stars. Those two stars are in honor of Matt's father, Jack Brooks, who served in the

Dorade During the 2007 Classic Yacht Regatta

Dorade during the 2007 Classic Yacht Regatta in Newport, RI. Picture was taken by Ken Murphy. Thank you to Peter D. Millard for the photo.

Nick’s Blog

With launch day right around the corner everyone can feel the pressure to finish the final stages of the refit. This week, working with Jens Lange, the

Dorade Update – Twelve Days to Launch

In general: great progress and team work, good coordination and communication between all parties involved. Lots of hard work going on these day on DORADE… Brightwork

The Match Race

S/V DORADE – Condition Survey – Winter, 2015

John Winder of Winder Associates recounts his experience working on Dorade. In early January of this year, I was asked by Matt Brooks to do a thorough