The Dorade Log: Bermuda Race Inspection
By John Burnham
The boat has been hauled out at LMI Boatyard in Portsmouth, R.I., and as I dropped belowdecks with Jamie and Ben on a day dripping with rain, workers were engaged on a deck covered with wood shavings, fitting a revised bow pulpit and modifying the deck hatches to make them more watertight. As a watch captain, I was there to attend our race inspection, observing as inspector Kim Roberts worked his way through dozens of items on the Bermuda Race’s five-page checklist.
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