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Baltic 117 ‘Perseverance’ | A modern classic with a sustainable touch.

Recently launched and already capturing the hearts of many, Perseverance is a custom classic sloop designed by Dutch firm Dykstra Naval Architects and built by Baltic Yachts. With timeless pilot cutter-style features, Perseverance boasts a very modern approach to emissions and the environment. The yacht features all of the latest Doyle Sails technology to reduce …

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A most robust pedigree..

Published with permission from Seahorse Magazine, featuring in August edition titled ‘A most robust pedigree’ by Ivor Wilkins. “It began with laying down one Kevlar thread at a time using a converted ballpoint pen… today things are a little different”. – Richard Bouzaid Twenty years ago, in an old-school Auckland sail loft, Doyle Sails’ Richard …

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HALBTROCKEN 4.5 wins Alexela ORC World Championships in Estonia

Today was the best sailing day yet in the Alexela ORC World Championship 2021, with the fleet sailing two final windward/leeward courses where HALBTROCKEN 4.5 secured first place in both races, ensuring they were crowned the overall 2021 ORC World Champions. The final day of racing was where the 2021 ORC World Champions were decided …

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Tammo Baldszun – Countryside upbringing didn’t stop his ocean based career.

“He drew sails before he could write” is what Tammo Baldszun’s mother loves to tell when asked about her sons’ unique choice of work. In any case, growing up in the southern German countryside far away from any ocean, none could expect that Tammo would become a Master Sailmaker, building sails for Volvo Ocean Races, …

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Coach, US Sailing Director, Pro Sailor and all round sailing expert – this is Tony Rey.

Tony Rey grew up in Larchmont, New York racing dinghies from the young age of 8 years old as he grew older, his passion for sailing grew with him and he began crewing on keelboats in the area. Tony continued to sail right through his high school and college years, making the Collegiate All American …

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