2018 ONION PATCH CAMPAIGN

The biennial Onion Patch Series features the Newport Bermuda Race, which is nicknamed the "Thrash to the Onion Patch." (At one time, Bermuda exported tens of thousands of onions to the U.S. market.) The international Onion Patch Series started in 1962 as a team event between countries but in recent times has been an event combining individual results in the New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Anniversary Regatta on either side of the 635-mile Newport-Bermuda Race. While Dorade sailed several races in the summer of 2018, we named our campaign the Onion Patch Campaign in honor of the series, in which we were fortunate to win first-place silverware in the Navigator's Division as well as the RBYC Anniversary Regatta.

JUNE – SEPTEMBER 2018


Newport Classic Yacht Regatta – 3rd in Vintage Corinthian Classics – Spinnaker

Panerai Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta – 4th in Vintage Corinthian Classics – Spinnaker

Astor Cup – 1st Overall

Onion Patch Series – 1st in Navigator's Division & Richard W. Kempe Memorial Trophy

Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Anniversary Regatta – 1st Overall

Newport Bermuda Race – 4th in Class 5, St. David’s Lighthouse Division

NYYC Annual Regatta – 1st in ORR – Navigator Class in Around the Island Race; 5th in ORR – Navigator Class

Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race – 4th in ORR – Navigator Class 2 IRC

Campaign Photos

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