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Over Exposed?

By Benjamin Cesare

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Photographer Rick Bannerot nailed it. The image is perfect, from the light to the horizon to the angle that captures her lovely sheer. And, of course, her owners, Pam Rorke Levy & Matt Brooks, and crew are sailing her beautifully, everyone going about their business, sails trimmed perfectly including the matching curls in the spinnakers.

Racing

Dorade Takes Second in her Divisions at Rolex Sydney Hobart

By Chris Szepessy

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The 86-year-old Sparkman & Stephens yacht Dorade finished second in two divisions (IRC Division 4/ORCi Div 4) in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race. The 628-mile race, which started December 26, 2017, is often described as one of the most challenging ocean races in the world. It was the pinnacle event in Team Dorade’s ambitious six-race “Dorade Down Under” series, which kicked off this past August in Australia. Dorade off Tasman Island in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race…

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