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Dorade Sparkman & Stephens yawl New York Yacht Club Annual 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.

September 19, 2017

The Caribbean holds such an important place in our team’s heart and our thoughts and condolences go out to all the islands that have been devastated by Hurricane Irma and now Maria. Click here for more information on how you can help get these beautiful places back on their feet. And more importantly, keep visiting and […]

June 25, 2015

After wrapping up at LMI, Ben and crew moved Dorade to the docks at IYRS. After speaking with the crew, everyone is in high spirits and is happy with the state of Dorade.  The crew have arrived in Newport along with Matt Brooks and Pam Levy.  The positive energy coming from uniting Dorade with these […]

June 24, 2015

“It’s pretty difficult to appreciate sailing and racing without understanding the past and how we got to the present. Dorade, on the water recreating her participation in these races, reminds all of us of that connection.” – Terry Nathan, President of IYRS “My first encounter with Dorade was relatively late if you will. It wasn’t […]

June 18, 2015

This morning we finalized the packing of the Container, locked the doors and got the seal on the entrance door. We then loaded the Container onto the truck and handled the paperwork. All went smoothly. The Container is on its way to NY, NY and then to Cowes in the UK. Click below to play […]

June 17, 2015

Dorade Crew. Antibes, a few years ago

June 17, 2015

All new running rigging labeled and stored.

June 17, 2015

According to The Transatlantic Race organizers, this year’s race may take longer than times past. One reason that this year’s Transatlantic Race may take longer than ones in the past is the presence of icebergs further south in the Atlantic. This will force the fleet to go east for longer before turning north into the […]

June 11, 2015

Today’s haul out did not reveal any surprises. A bit of sanding and then back in the water as soon as possible!

June 10, 2015

Team Dorade getting some night hour last week.

June 9, 2015

With the help of Gimbaling espresso machine.

June 4, 2015

An Extraordinary Link with Yachting History: Dorade’s Quest to Repeat her 1931 Transatlantic Race Victory NEWPORT, R.I. (June 4, 2015) – In late June, one of sailing’s most celebrated yachts will attempt to retrace the steps of her first, and most significant, victory. The 52-foot yawl Dorade, owned by Pam Levy and Matt Brooks (Tiburon, […]

May 26, 2015

Dorade is in the May 16, 2015 issue of The Hollywood Reporter.

May 20, 2015

Here is the full blog and link to The Cowes UK News – RYS Bicentenary story. 20 May 2015 Celebrations commemorating the Royal Yacht Squadron’s Bicentenary International Regatta in Cowes are drawing closer and with less than 80 days left until the start of the event, for some competing yachts, preparation is getting frantic. They […]

May 20, 2015

As we move closer to the Trans-Atlantic race we have a lot to accomplish which inevitably brings some hurdles to overcome. As mentioned before we had some fuel tank issues.  After removal of the tank finishing up on a Friday and knowing the Trans-Atlantic crew will be coming Monday for their training session, we had […]