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As sailors, our obsession with sailing connects us to the water. The water is our playground, a sanctuary where we seek enjoyment, a competitive playing field where we race as comrades; it’s sometimes our home, and always a place that unlocks our sense of adventure wherever that adventure might take us.

Our obsession with sailing takes us to every corner of the world and on board 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.

From our sailors to yours. We are your experts in sailing. Your adventure starts with Doyle.

By sailors, for sailors.

SKIP DIEBALL ON CLUB RACING – CONNECTING TO YOUR PASSION

December 8, 2020

In nearly every corner of the sailing world, the weekly club racing scene provides so many ways to enhance your sailing life. I have a great “sailing team” that exclusively races on the club nights. It consists of friends that I grew up with in Jr. Sailing all the way through to more recent acquaintances …

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MC38 ‘Lazy Dog’ are the leaders of the pack.

December 7, 2020

Shaun Lane and Quentin Stewart’s MC38 Lazy Dog from Middle Harbour Yacht Club, Australia have proven themselves as worthy winners of their first Australian Championship this year.  For Shaun Lane, he counts himself as someone relatively new to sailing, growing up in landlocked Johannesburg, South Africa before moving to Sydney in 2004. Now that he …

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2019 Sydney Hobart Rewind Series – WATCH last year’s interviews here

December 7, 2020

This year’s Rolex Sydney to Hobart yacht race saw an impressive 157 boats power off from Sydney toward a finish line 628 nm away in Hobart. Outside of the top two super maxis (Comanche and InfoTrack), Doyle Sails was proud to have a total 37 yachts in the race with Alive, Naval Group and URM closing out the top 10 boats to reach Hobart carrying Doyle …

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Doyle Sails Palma’s Grand Prix Guru Luke Molloy

December 1, 2020

Doyle Sails Palma’s very own Luke Molloy has an enviable sailing pedigree – he is an America’s Cup sailor, two-time Volvo Ocean Race competitor, and more recently, set a new round Mallorca record on Volvo 70 Team Trifork – so it’s no surprise that this Australian yachtsman is one of the most sought-after sailors on …

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Doyle Sails sign significant three-year partnership with the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron

November 26, 2020

The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) is delighted to announce a three-year partnership agreement with world-renowned sailmaker Doyle Sails. The significant partnership agreement includes Doyle Sails being recognised as the ‘Official Sailmaker of the RNZYS, Home of the America’s Cup’ across key 150th events including the Mastercard Superyacht Regatta and Bridge to Bean and all …

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Grand Prix sailor, Daniel Fong, is at home in the Doyle Sails Design team.

November 26, 2020

Over his long career, racing professionally since 1997, Daniel Fong has been part of a large number of regattas and races. His resume (typically as a trimmer) includes the Whitbread Round the World Race, the Volvo Ocean Race, the America’s Cup for America True Sailing Team, Luna Rossa Challenge, BMW Oracle Racing and Team New Zealand, various …

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Stefano Nava, the Italian designer for Doyle Sails.

November 25, 2020

Doyle Sails operates with an extensive, international design team that consists of highly qualified sailors who bring their own knowledge and experience to the team. One of the key designers that work with several lofts around the world is New Zealand based Italian, Stefano Nava. Stefano grew up in Eupilio, a small picturesque village in the …

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Vendée Globe: Take 5 with Alex

November 19, 2020

Republished from www.alexthomsonracing.com Leading the fleet I hate being in a position of possibly losing out in a big way, which can happen when you’re following so I’d much prefer to lead. I think perhaps I’m a bit different in the way I sail. But I go out there to win, and so I want to be …

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Alex Thomson in first place as he crosses the Equator onboard HUGO BOSS

November 18, 2020

Republished from alexthomsonracing.com Photo Credit: Alex Thomson Racing Alex Thomson has successfully crossed the equator into the southern hemisphere, as he maintains his lead in the Vendée Globe. The HUGO BOSS skipper crossed the equator at 13:19 UTC Wednesday 18th November after 9 days, 23 hours and 59 minutes at sea. One of the favourites going into …

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Tony Rey: Strong Team Culture is the Keystone of a Successful Team

November 17, 2020

By Tony Rey for US Sailing How do you attract the right sailors to build a successful team? Create a team culture that will compel your sailors to take time out of their lives to join you onboard.  Aim for these objectives: It’s got to be fun. There must be a culture of improvement. There should …

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New Cruising Sails – Optimising a Yacht’s Performance

November 17, 2020

By Mark Seabrook for Live Sail Die. For more articles by Mark, go to livesaildie.com When I purchased Matinee, a thirty-year-old Alan Wright Lotus 10.6 [36’ feet] – regarded as a cruiser/racer – it was unlikely that it was going to come with a respectable sail wardrobe. After two years, now could be a good time to consider how …

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Light enough, fast enough… AND strong enough

November 15, 2020

With three round the world races and dozens of long ocean races on his CV, Doyle Sails’ chief designer Richard Bouzaid has come to regard prolonged periods at sea on high performance race yachts as an occupational necessity, more duty than delight. In that professional capacity, over the course of a decade-long association with British solo ace Alex Thomson, he has added thousands more sea miles …

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Doyle Sails – Your Sydney to Hobart race experts.

November 15, 2020

The Sydney Hobart Yacht Race may be one of Australia’s greatest Boxing Day traditions, so the news that the 2020 race is going ahead is welcomed by an entire marine industry including Doyle Sails Sydney. After a very successful 2019 edition of the race, where Doyle powered yachts dominated the fleet, Sydney Hobart veteran Shane Guanaria and …

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Doyle Sails dominates 2020 Toyota Optimist Nationals (NZ)

November 10, 2020

Windy Wellington lived up to its name last week for the 2020 Toyota Optimist Nationals hosted by Worser Bay Boating Club. For the first two days of racing, 126 sailors had consistently good breeze that provided interesting racing in the Green, White and Open fleets, allowing the race management to sneak in four races on …

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The story of Nick and Terysa onboard Ruby Rose.

November 9, 2020

The story of Nick and Terysa onboard Ruby Rose, the couple sailing around the world and about to take the leap across to Multihull sailing.  (Skip to 9:47 for their tips on sails and their inventory)https://www.youtube.com/embed/QaemPoISvUI Meet Nick and Terysa! With their flat rented out, belongings sold Nick and Terysa moved onboard their yacht and …

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Tips from Skip | Sailing Upwind in the Breeze

October 28, 2020

Legendary sailor Skip Dieball joined Doyle Sails last month, offering a fresh face to Chicago and Detroit sailors. Skip’s one of the most accomplished and respected sailors in the US – a true sailing expert offering design, manufacture and sailing expertise to all sailors, from One Design classes and cruising yachts through to Grand Prix …

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Ben Saxton joins Doyle Sails UK

October 23, 2020

Ben Saxton is a 30-year-old Olympic sailor with a wealth of experience across so many disciplines. To date, Ben’s expertise lies at the top end of One Design sailing, holding many current and past European and World titles, and by joining Doyle, he aims to bring this experience to UK sailors across the board. Joining the …

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Tips from Skip | 10 tips for sail trim

October 20, 2020

Legendary sailor Skip Dieball joined Doyle Sails last month, offering a fresh face to Chicago and Detroit sailors. Skip’s one of the most accomplished and respected sailors in the US – a true sailing expert offering design, manufacture and sailing expertise to all sailors, from One Design classes and cruising yachts through to Grand Prix …

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The young adventurers…

October 18, 2020

Brad and Robin Marsh are highly regarded and internationally acclaimed sailors who have that special mix of adventure and sport running through their veins. In fact, you’ll find this husband and wife duo in their element not only sailing on the world stage and part of some of the most advanced Grand Prix sailing campaigns …

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Sutherland prevails in big breeze to win 2020 Yachting Developments NZ Match Racing Championships

October 12, 2020

Article first published by Live Sail Die on 12th October 2020. Graeme Sutherland, Sam Meech, Logan Sutherland, and Micah Wilkinson have prevailed in very breezy conditions to win the 2020 Yachting Developments New Zealand Match Racing Championship at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. Sutherland has been trying to win this event for quite a few years, …

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