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Lindsay Smith, the face behind the Doyle Sails One Design powerhouse.

While still in high school in Marblehead, Massachusetts, Lindsay Smith started her sail making career, pounding snaps, cutting numbers, and sweeping floors at the Doyle Curtis loft in Marblehead. Fast forward 15 years, and Lindsay Smith is now the Loft Manager of Doyle Sailmakers Partners in Salem, MA. Lindsay works closely with her father, the …

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All in a day’s work

Article courtesy of Seahorse Magazine Sails for an 81-metre Panamax three-masted schooner, total sail area 3,500sqm… that won’t be a problem, sir Main picture: Doyle designed and built the sails for the 81m world cruising schooner Sea Eagle II, which sets 3,500sqm of canvas on a three-masted Rondal rig with carbon composite rigging. Easy sail handling was …

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New Zealand sailmaker and Grand Prix sailor Justin Ferris brings knowledge and experience to Doyle Sails.

Justin began his sail-making career in the Bay of Island New Zealand in 1991 under the guidance of Simon Willis, and completed his sailmaking apprenticeship before heading off to work in the US. On his return in 1999 Justin started what has led to a long relationship with Doyle Sails working as service manager before heading off …

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