Alan McGlashan Joins Doyle Sails

AMcGlashanDoyle Sailmakers is excited to announce that Alan McGlashan has joined Doyle as a Sales Consultant out of its headquarters in Salem, MA. In his new position Alan will be responsible for the growth of sales in the racing and grand-prix markets.

“Alan is recognized for being an effective team player with excellent attention to detail.  More than ever, the customer remains our focus, and Alan’s unique ability to help our customers make the most out of their time sailing will be invaluable” said Doyle Sailmakers president Robbie Doyle.  “Alan has competed at the highest level internationally and brings extensive sail shape analysis, sailmaking experience and project management skills to the team at Doyle.”

A New Zealand native, Alan brings more than 25 years of marine industry experience to Doyle along with a vast depth of sailing and racing knowledge.  McGlashan first started sailing Optimists when he was five years old, and began his professional marine career on the floor of Brin Wilson boats in New Zealand as a boat builder.  Before joining Doyle, McGlashan worked at Ockam Instruments selling grand-prix and cruising instruments and Ronstan International as the Northeast Sales Rep with the primary responsibility for growing the Ronstan range of “Big Boat” hardware.  Additionally he brings a strong professional background that includes experience as a professional sailor as well as a project manager for various campaigns.

McGlashan is actively working with a number of IRC programs and several One Design classes including Farr 40, Melges 20 and Swan 42.

Alan McGlashan can be reached at or 978-740-5950.