The S&S 52-foot yawl Dorade completed her first race to Bermuda since 1934, finishing in just over 3 days, 11 hours.
A few days ago, I wrote Dorade Log 5 late in the afternoon of our second day of racing the 635-mile course from Newport to Bermuda. The communications link subsequently went down, so reports for Sunday and Monday follow below to give readers the flavor of the rest of our race.
We finished last night as the breeze eased way off, crossing the finish line at about 1.5 knots of boat speed. Provisional results are already on the website. At this point, Dorade is listed as finishing fourth in our class—not as well as we’d hoped, but respectable for a 1929 design.
Read more: http://www.boats.com/blog/2012/06/dorade-log-6-finished-just-after-midnight/#ixzz1yHCgcgQU