Varnished sailboat block in Latigo leather

May 16, 2019

The elk hide block covers were worn out and it was time for new leather. A closer look at what’s involved.

April 23, 2019

Dorade will compete in the 3570-mile race from Los Angeles to Tahiti, beginning May 28, 2020. The Transpac Tahiti Race has been raced 15 times between 1925 and 2012.

San Francisco Bay pilot boat

December 20, 2018

Dorade’s owner, Matt Brooks, has been appointed to California’s Board of Pilot Commissioners, following in his father’s footsteps.

August 14, 2018

On a rainy sunday, the Dorade team had one race, sailed well, and won the Astor Cup with NYYC Rear Commodore Chris Culver at the helm.

July 2, 2018

Swift and Dorade won the two divisions of the Onion Patch Series, skippered by Paige Krumweide and Pam Rorke Levy, respectively.