Sparkman and Stephens yawls Dorade and Stormy Weather

March 16, 2020

This comparison first appeared in the October, 1935 edition of The Rudder magazine.
Matt Brooks Pam Rorke Levy Distinguished Service Award

October 30, 2019

For Dorade's restoration and bluewater campaigns, Pam and Matt were honored by the National Maritime Historical Society.

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.

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.

April 30, 2018

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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!

February 12, 2018

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February 9, 2018

Check out the three page spread on Dorade in this month's edition of Latitude 38 Magazine. Click here for the full free digital issue

January 30, 2018

Rolex World of Yachting highlights Dorade in its coverage of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race. Check out the full piece here

January 11, 2018

CNN MainSail features Dorade and the Rolex Sydney Hobart in its latest show, released today. Fast forward to 9 minutes for the feature: "There have been plenty of classic yachts that have participated in the Sydney Hobart Race. The oldest boat at the time of competition is thought to have been 82 years old, but that record […]

January 9, 2018

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January 7, 2018

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January 3, 2018

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December 24, 2017

By DD MCNICOLL Yachting history was made on Sydney Harbour yesterday morning when four yachts designed by the legendary American Olin Stephens for his design firm Sparkman and Stephens, but from vastly different eras, came together for the first time. Ranging in size from a huge, 45-tonne, 73-foot maxi yacht to a tiny 34-footer that was […]

December 23, 2017

Ocean racing royalty comes to the Sydney-Hobart By DD MCNICOLL/The Australian When Pam Rorke Levy and Matt Brooks became a couple in 2010, it quickly became apparent their hobbies were likely to pose some problems for their relationship. Matt was one of America’s leading mountain climbers and Pam was scared of heights. She loved classical […]