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SchoonerRat
08-06-2008, 06:52 AM
DORADE WINS CASTINE CLASSIC RACE

CELEBRATING DESIGNER OLIN STEPHENS’ 100TH BIRTHDAY


Castine, Me---Dorade, the famed 52’ yawl designed by Olin Stephens in 1929 when he was 21 years old, led a fleet of 47 boats in the ninth annual Castine Classic Yacht Race to Camden. The race celebrated Stephens’ 100th birthday. Stephens, on board the Race Committee boat, proclaimed Dorade’s victory “the greatest birthday present ever,” according to event chairman David Bicks.

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