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

July 6, 2018

Dorade featured in "Yachts Under Sail" by Alfred Loomis, originally published in 1933.

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…/newport-berm…/live-race-tracking.html

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!

June 8, 2017

Photo Credit: Sharon Green/Ultimate Sailing

June 5, 2017

Dorade took first in its class (Division D) in the SoCal 300 over the weekend. The race, which kicked off on Thursday, June 1 took the team, along with the rest of the 26-boat fleet, on a 245-nautical mile race from Santa Barbara to San Diego. The team crossed the finish line at 1:24 PM […]

January 24, 2017

It has been “all hands on deck” for the Dorade team, which has been working through the New Year to get the 52-foot yawl in tip-top condition. The yacht is currently being worked on in Rhode Island but will be making the move to California this spring to compete in a series of events before […]

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!  

August 9, 2016

By Ed Gifford Click here to read more about Dorade's adventures in Maine this past weekend

April 12, 2016

Later this week, Dorade will be launched! Last week, the team brought the spars back to Hinckley in Portsmouth and Razz and Nick started dressing her over the weekend. Dorade arrived back home last year from a long and tough 2015 season and after a thorough review was conducted in December, the team decided that […]

February 22, 2016

From St. Francis Yacht Club: The 52ft Dorade is one of the most beautiful and storied yachts of the St. Francis Yacht Club fleet. Last week her owners Pam Rorke Levy and Matt Brooks put together an art exhibit in her honor, displaying trophies and historic memorabilia from her century-long past. Members and guests enjoyed […]

February 19, 2016

It may not be sailing season for Dorade yet, but the team is still hard at work getting the 52-foot yawl in tip-top condition for what is sure to be a competitive year. Jens Lange, who specializes in the restoration and maintenance of classic wooden yachts, weighs in on the updates Dorade is currently undergoing: […]

September 9, 2015

with Stellar Performance in 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race Defying critics who said it couldn’t be done, Dorade has completed a four-year campaign to repeat all of the major ocean races she won in the 1930s, finishing up on the podium at the 2015 Rolex Fastnet Race, where she took second in IRC Class 4 and […]

July 28, 2015

Following yesterday’s cancellation of the Royal Yacht Squadron’s Bicentenary International Regatta, Dorade and the rest of the fleet kicked off racing today on the Solent off Cowes, Isle of Wight. Racing in IRC 3, the 52-foot 1929 yawl took on today’s 17-mile race in a steady 25-knot breeze with gusts up to 35, finishing in […]

July 23, 2015

By Billy Black Full Transatlantic Race Photogallery Available Here
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