The Dorade Log: A Classic Returns to the Thrash
By John Burnham
“Are you on a diet yet?” asked the voice on the phone. “Dorade is a very small 52-footer, and she only has a 10-foot beam.” I shrugged off the comment, but it was the first of many that began to paint a new picture for me of one of the most famous ocean racers of all time — one which I have signed aboard to sail the 635-mile Newport Bermuda Race in June.
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