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Designed by Sparkman & Stephens, the spectacular sailing yacht Dorade was originally launched in 1930 and influenced nearly all developments in yacht design for the next three decades. The Dorade yacht is well-known as “the mother of modern ocean racing yachts”, winning countless races. Sailing yacht Dorade wins class at Heineken Regatta Credit: Tim WrightThe luxury yacht Dorade was a hugely successful racer, winning the 1930 and 1932 Bermuda races, 1931 Transatlantic race – both line honors and overall – and the 1931 and 1933 Fastnet races overall. Dorade is the only yacht to win the triple crown of ocean racing: the Transatlantic Race, Fastnet Race and the TransPac Race, a record that stands unbroken to this day.Dorade is now racing in the Caribbean regattas in preparation... Read More
Written by Jason Johnson Wednesday, 15 February 2012 10:56 In announcement that offshore racing fans can drool over, get ready, formidable competition is just around the corner for Miss GEICO. In Florida for the Miami International Boat Show, Sheikh Hassan bin Jabor Al-Thani revealed that the Qatar Marine Sports Federation (QMSF) plans to partner with Mystic Powerboats and Whispering Turbines to build a turbine-powered boat for the 2013 racing season.The Qatar Marine Sports Federation announced it will campaign Spirit of Qatar, a turbine-powered Mystic catamaran, stateside for the 2013 offshore racing season.The Doha-based team will compete stateside in the Extreme/Turbine class in Spirit of Qatar, its new Mystic catamaran fitted with Whispering Turbine power plants and a Five Axis... Read More