This winter cold has us wishing it was summer again. Here are some pre-start Transatlantic Race photos from last June in Newport, R.I.
Latitude 38 Sightings “Dorade Attempts Transatlantic Repeat”
We can’t stop looking back on what a fun and exciting summer it has been. Here is the crew celebrating onboard Dorade on their way to Cowes after finishing the 2015 Transatlantic Race in Plymouth.
Thank you to Classic Boat Magazine for the feature on Dorade’s Return to Blue Water Campaign and participation in the Royal Yacht Squadron Bicentenary International Regatta. You can find the full August 2015 issue on news stands or download it digitally at http://www.classicboat.co.uk/
Team Dorade, led by owner/driver Matt Brooks, took home eight awards at the 2015 Transatlantic Race Awards Ceremony, held this evening at the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes, UK! More photos from the ceremony, as well as descriptions on the awards, will follow within the next few days. Stay tuned.
By Billy Black Full Transatlantic Race Photogallery Available Here
Congratulations to Dorade’s owner/driver Matt Brooks, who serves on the Board and Executive Committee for IYRS and was recently named to General Counsel! Here is a photo of Brooks holding up the organization’s flag prior to the start of the Transatlantic Race off Newport last month.
Dorade made her first mark in the sailing world 84 years ago when Rod and Olin sailed her to victory in the 1931 Transatlantic Race, and last week the 52-foot yawl returned to Cowes, England after finishing the very same event and beating her original time by over 26 hours, despite racing more than 300 […]
Dorade is getting ready for the Royal Yacht Squadron 200th Bicentenary International Regatta, which kicks off next week, followed by the Rolex Fastnet Race in August. The boat was hauled in Cowes this week and sustained little to no damage after racing 3,220 nautical miles in the Transatlantic Race. Stay tuned for more updates on […]