Dorade dinghy during transatlantic crossing 1933

December 8, 2023

We learned recently that Dorade's dinghy once moonlighted successfully as a racing yacht herself.

January 18, 2012

A centerboard trunk has been constructed and will be installed further into the construction of the boat. Pictured is the dinghy with the mahogany sheer strakes steamed in place.

December 4, 2011

The work on the construction of the replica of the original Dorade dinghy is proceed quickly at IYRS. The second planks on each side will be installed today on the Dorade Dinghy. The IYRS students will be starting work the rig soon as well. Related article

October 7, 2011

IYRS is building a replica of the original tender (lifeboat) for Dorade. Bruce, the President of S&S, found and supplied the original plans for this. Related article