Dorade Team

November 9, 2010

  A final decision has been made on the stem repair. Over the years various repairs have been made, perhaps the largest and most intrusive being the big patch that was added near the top. The final choice has been to replace the stem from the plank ends forward. This will essentially make the stem […]

November 9, 2010

Hello and welcome to Dorade's blog. This is the place to come for updates, recent developments and photographs.

February 23, 2010

The dorade box (also called a dorade vent, or collector box) is a type of vent that permits the passage of air in and out of the cabin of a boat, while keeping rain, spray or sea wash out. The basic form is a low, rectangular box fixed to the deck or cabin top, fitted […]