Investor’s Business Daily features Olin Stephens

We are ‎thankful for a lot this holiday season, especially the legendary Olin Stephens who designed Dorade back in 1929. Read more about this yachting

Dorade Fan Mail

Dorade's fan club has no age limits! Thank you to 7-year-old Alison for her lovely drawing, addressed to Skipper Matt Brooks.

Season Wrap Up

Where did the last five months go? It feels like just yesterday that we were in Newport with a hundred things to do before the Transatlantic Race. Working

Sparkman & Stephens Association

S&S Fastnet Trophy: This trophy is awarded to the best performing S&S yacht in the Fastnet Race. On August 20, 2015 at 6:33 p.m. BST, Matt

Weather Update: October 21, 2015

"As forecast, a strong low with accompanying severe weather has developed over the race track today. Winds of 35-45 knots and extremely rough seas are

Middle Sea Race Retirement

October 20, 2015 It is with great regret that Dorade must report retirement from the Rolex Middle Sea Race. The yacht is in good order, and all crew

Middle Sea Race: October 19, 2015

We began the day in the Strait of Messina, having battled hard to catch the group of boats in front of us. The night was dark and the wind

Middle Sea Race: October 18, 2015

It’s been very slow today, not only for us but also for the majority of the fleet. The wind has shifted nearly 200 degrees in the past 12 hours,

Middle Sea Race: October 17, 2015

The sun has just set on day one of the Rolex Middle Sea Race, and we are all happy to be out here on the water again. The boat is still moving along,