Doyle Sails is proud to announce a new partnership with Tammo Baldszun and Holger Lehning, two of Germany's best sailmakers, in a new loft located in Northern Germany. From their picturesque headquarters, they will offer a complete Doyle Sails service for all yachts that cruise this stunning part of the world, delivering world-class quality, performance and customer service.
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Tammo Baldszun and Holger Lehning are sailmaking experts with more than forty years of sailmaking experience between them, spending the majority of their careers as sailors and sailmakers to some of the most high profile Grand Prix and Superyacht campaigns.
Based in three locations – Kiel, Bremen and Hamburg, Tammo and Holger will now offer the high performance and innovative STRATIS and DELTA membranes alongside the exclusive Cableless and Structured Luff technology that Doyle Sails is renowned for, to all German sailors.
Tammo has been a Master Sailmaker for more than 20 years, including many years with North Sails which saw him earn his stripes building sails for Volvo Ocean Races, America's Cups, Superyachts and an integral part of the Classic Division at North Sails.
Tammo is perhaps best known for his elite work as a sailmaker for Grand Prix campaigns including Maxi 72's Momo and Bella Mente, TP52 Sled, J-Class Velsheda alongside working in collaboration with other Maxi Yacht programs such as My Song, Open Season, Aragon and more. Tammo is also proud to share his passion for the Meter Yachts, including the 6mR, 8mR and 12mR and has successfully gained many national and international titles.
Holger has grown up sailing, with a natural progression from the age of six through Optimists and 420s before moving into keelboats. After graduating as a Master Sailmaker in 2001, Holger joined the North Sails loft in Lake Constance before moving to Kiel.
From 2009 onwards, Holger has built up extensive experience working as a rigger, professional sailor and boat captain on high performance yachts. This offers German sailors with similarly high expectations and performance targets the unique opportunity to take advantage of his expertise in optimising their boat and equipment.
Notable career highlights include: Caribbean 600 Overall Winner onboard TP52 Outsider, Maxi Worlds with J-Class Topaz, TP52 Vice-World Champion onboard Platoon, Transatlantic Overall Winner on board Kerr 56 Varuna.