John Burnham introduces his video narrative of the 2012 Bermuda Race and reflects on his Dorade experience.
Last June, I helped Dorade sail from Newport to Bermuda for the first time in 82 years. Crossing the finish line represented the end of the first stage of what owner Matt Brooks calls “Matt’s Crazy Idea” — to compete seriously in all of the ocean races the boat sailed in the early 1930s, from Europe to Hawaii. On June 19th, I reported on our finish (Dorade Log 6: Finished! Just After Midnight) and described the final couple days of what was a windy race.
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