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January 29, 2023
Vintage yachts deserve vintage silverware! At least that’s what the New York Yacht Club decided when they began repurposing these extraordinary trophies in recent years.
December 31, 2022
Dorade and her veteran team dealt with their share of challenges, but made the most of the opportunities of racing throughout New England
June 2, 2022
The second chapter of Dorade’s career began in the mid-’30s when she was sold to James Flood of San Francisco
November 12, 2021
Last summer’s sailing wasn’t always about winning on the competitive New England circuit, but Team Dorade was pumped up to get out there racing again.
June 28, 2021
Recovering from a 5th in the first race, Team Dorade found its way to the podium in a competitive classics regatta.
June 22, 2021
Victory in the country’s oldest regatta was sweet but simply sailing Dorade with a crew of long-time friends was even sweeter.
February 18, 2021
This winter’s feature projects are a more perfect bottom and a complete new Harken winch package to give Dorade an edge on the racecourse.
September 2, 2020
Despite never being launched, Dorade spent the summer staying wet, inside two tents.
May 21, 2020
Mike Fletcher’s varnish and paint crew spent another vigorous spring keeping Dorade beautiful.
March 16, 2020
This comparison first appeared in the October, 1935 edition of The Rudder magazine.
February 20, 2020
The team has planned a busy schedule of racing in Southern New England this summer.
September 9, 2019
Light winds challenged the fleet in Newport, where Dorade traded firsts with the Herreshoff-designed Spartan.
August 26, 2019
A breezy race on upper Narragansett Bay tested Team Dorade’s sailhandling skills and ultimately led to victory.
August 19, 2019
The classic fleet moved offshore to compete in the two-day Nantucket Regatta and the wooden-boat classic, the Opera House Cup.
July 22, 2019
On the last day of a hard-fought week of racing in lighter and stronger winds, the series went to a worthy rival, the S&S 55 Santana.