Doyle Sails are showing dominance in Doyle One Design mid-winter events in the United States, while teams get in the extra miles ahead of the busy summer season.

Davis Island Winter Series 3 saw Doyle success for two teams over the past weekend on Hillsborough Bay, Brian Keane on Savasana with a crew of Thomas Barrows, Ron Weed and Conner Harding winning in the 40-strong fleet. The Doyle-powered team is not the only success story, Joel Ronning and his team Chris Stocke, Patrick Wilson and Morgan Trubovich on board Catapult claiming second place in the fiercely competitive fleet and taking home the overall winter series win.
In the Winter series final point score saw Doyle-powered teams claiming the majority of the top 10 places
1st Catapult – Joel Ronning / Victor diaz de Leon / Patrick Wilson / Morgan Trubovich
2nd Hedgehog – Alec Cutler / Charles Pucciariello / Brad Rodi / Ryan Cox
3rd Sasvana – Brian Keane / Thomas Barrows / Ron Weed / Conner Harding
4th Stampede – Bruno Pasquinelli / Brian Porter / Greiner Hobbs / Matt Woodworth
8th Very Odd – David Jannetti / Travis Odenbach / Andy Horton / Willem Van Waay
10th Magatron – Margaret McKillen / Orrin Starr / Brian Kamilar / Dave Shriner

The Coral Reef Yacht Club hosted the 2024 “Zag” cup where 29 top golden oldies gathered to race. Doyle-powered team of Larry Whipple and Frederico Melo took home 1st in the Exalted Grand Master division, hot on their heels were William Swigart and Brian Fatih of Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club in second place. Stephen Braverman and Toby Rodes claimed 1st in the Masters division and 4th overall in the fleet.

Doyle-powered team won Florida State Etchells Championships hosted in the stunning Coconut Grove FL USA. It was a Doyle One Design success story at the top of the podium, Jim Cunningham and his crew, Steve Hunt, Erik Shampain and Serena Vilage on board “Lifted” taking home the Florida State Championship title along with the win for the second of the four events in the Biscayne Bay series.
The next event kicks off on the 16th of February.

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Our obsession with sailing takes us to every corner of the world and onboard every yacht. We become part of teams, share in the adventures of friends and families, sharing our knowledge and experience with those who have the same passion for sailing as we do. Sailing is in our DNA, where the water unlocks our sense of adventure. We are the custodians of a legacy that has been supporting sailors for close to four decades, and while our world changes around us, our commitment to sailors who seek the same enjoyment and adventure as we do hasn’t.

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