New England Summer 2016
October 4, 2016
The Dorade team, led by owners Matt Brooks and Pam Rorke Levy, had a busy and successful racing season this year, competing in some of the most esteemed regattas in the northeast. The 52-foot yawl finished on the podium in all nine events; winning its class at the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta and the Marblehead Corinthian […]
September 28, 2016
Photos by Cory Silken of Dorade in Newport, Marblehead and Nantucket this summer. Stay tuned for a full report on the team's successful 2016 season coming to the blog soon!
September 2, 2016
Mystic Seaport has done an excellent online exhibit on Olin J. Stephens II and his embodiment of the Cruising Club of America. The piece highlights his success with the 52-foot yawl Dorade. Click here to check out the full exhibit
August 24, 2016
By Pam Rorke Levy It was our first foray to Nantucket with Dorade, and we were lucky enough to find a temporary home on the dock next to Olin Stephen's Santana (thanks to Terry Halpin and his crew for making that happen!), right near the Nantucket Yacht Club and just a short dinghy ride from […]
August 7, 2016
By Pam Rorke Levy What a spectacular time we all had in Maine! It felt like a homecoming of sorts, bringing Dorade back to where Olin saw her win in 2008, just weeks before his passing. The sun shone the entire week, bringing more than enough wind to make the racing varied and challenging, and […]
July 31, 2016
Dorade arrived safely in Rockland, Maine this past Friday and heads to Castine tomorrow morning where it will prepare for the seventeenth annual Castine Classic Yacht Race, which kicks off August 4. The 20 nautical-mile race to Camden feeds into the Camden to Brooklin race on August 5 and the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta on […]
July 18, 2016
Here is Dorade after two weeks of interior varnish work. The team is now starting on the final assembly of the interior, which includes re-fastening all door hinges and installing new original design latches.
July 13, 2016
Read the most recent news from the Corinthian Classic Yacht Regatta regarding Dorade: Every season the Corinthian Classic Yacht Regatta (CCYR) is gifted with the presence of some truly significant and pure classic sailing yachts. Nothing could be more of an honor this year than to have Dorade in our midst for the Corinthian Classic […]
July 11, 2016
The Dorade team has completed the interior varnish – except for all the doors – on the 52-foot yawl. The doors are offsite having the varnish done on both sides. This week the doors as well as a few new latches will be installed onboard.
July 5, 2016
The Dorade team has been busy at work this past week and is well underway doing the interior varnish on the 52-foot yawl. Photos of the final product coming to the blog soon. Stay tuned.
June 28, 2016
After wrapping up the NYYC Annual Regatta with third place in the Classics Class (for the Around the Island Race) earlier this month, Dorade was moved to IYRS in Newport, R.I. where the team is working on the 52-foot yawl’s interior varnish along with a few other minor projects. Stay tuned for weekly updates on […]