San Francisco Bay pilot boat

December 20, 2018

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

December 10, 2018

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

August 14, 2018

On a rainy sunday, the Dorade team had one race, sailed well, and won the Astor Cup with NYYC Rear Commodore Chris Culver at the helm.

July 30, 2018

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 he’d featured Dorade on the cover before, but when he appealed to a higher power, Dorade got the nod.

July 2, 2018

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

June 25, 2018

The Onion Patch features the Newport Bermuda Race, New York YC 164th Annual Regatta and Royal Bermuda YC Anniversary Regatta.

June 24, 2018

Named for the deck vent designed by the Stephens brothers, the Dorade Trophy features a beautifully aged vent mounted on teak decking.

June 20, 2018

The 666nm Newport to Bermuda race may have been one of the lighter wind years but the competition was still fierce.

June 18, 2018

390 miles into the 635-mile Newport Bermuda Race. Click here to follow the team live! 

June 16, 2018

Dorade at the start of the Newport Bermuda Race. The team is currently 97 miles into the race. Track the fleet at http://pantaenius.us/…/newport-berm…/live-race-tracking.html

June 14, 2018

The Newport Bermuda Race kicks off tomorrow, and Dorade will join the 171-boat fleet on the starting line on Narragansett Bay. You can follow the team via the live tracker at http://pantaenius.us/en/american-yacht-insurance/newport-bermuda-race/live-race-tracking.html Official Race Website: http://bermudarace.com/ Follow The Race on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BdaRace Follow The Race on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BermudaRace Follow The Race on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bermudarace/

June 13, 2018

The team took the class win for Friday’s Around the Island Race and fifth in class in Saturday and Sunday’s racing (both in ORR-Navigator Class).

April 23, 2018

Dorade's spars being sealed and varnished after Australia. The team and the yacht are preparing for another great season this summer. Full calendar details coming soon!

April 2, 2018

Tune in at 12 minutes to see feature on Dorade's participation in the 2017 Rolex Sydney Hobart in this year's Spirit of Yachting film!