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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.

Doyle Sails powered ‘JEEPSTER’ crowned J70 UK National Champions 2020

September 13, 2020

The Solent is a tricky place to sail, especially when the wind is all over the place. Uber wind shifts postponed the start of the second day of the J70 UK National Championships, but once the wind direction stabilized, three windward-leeward races were hard fought for the 22-strong fleet. Paul Ward’s Eat Sleep J Repeat …

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SUMMIT 35: For the love of racing sails

August 17, 2020

Newport, Rhode Island locals Vincent and Kristina McAteer love the game, the entire process of racing sailboats at a high level is something that they both obsess about. Shortly before graduation, Vincent bought his first keelboat, an Express 27 named Divided Sky, with a J29 of the same name following a couple of years later. The …

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SUNFAST 3300: Upgrading to State of the Art sails

August 16, 2020

Marinus van Onselen decided early on that when his state of the art Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 2UP arrived into Melbourne, upgrading his sail package to state of the art sails was necessary. Seeing no point in having one without the other. Drawn to shorthanded sailing through his interest in the French fleet of single and double-handed …

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The pirates are coming…

August 9, 2020

For Black Pearl owner Stefan Jentzsch, the importance of friendship, mutual respect and comradery is echoed through his carefully curated and loyal crew. With the guidance of Stefan’s expert leadership, the Black Pearl crew balance their quest for Grand Prix success perfectly while ensuring they never forget to enjoy the journey along the way. Stefan …

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Tom Pilkington: eSailing Champion

August 6, 2020

At eleven-years-old, Tom Pilkington has just become the latest eSailor to have success on the virtual sailing scene. Father, Guy Pilkington, is one of the New Zealand based Doyle Sails experts, and continues to support Tom on his sailing journey. Debra Douglas from Breeze Magazine, the official publication of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, …

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NIKKI: Kids Foiling is changing the game!

August 6, 2020

Check out Royal Yachting Association‘s review of the NIKKI, the newest member of the Skeeta Foiling Craft family and the first purpose-built junior foiling yacht, proudly powered by Doyle Sails. ​Nikki is a brand new dinghy designed and built by big kids, for kids and lighter sailors. A boat we wished we had when we were younger and …

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SAILGP ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF NEW ZEALAND TEAM, LED BY OLYMPIC AND AMERICA’S CUP CHAMPIONS PETER BURLING AND BLAIR TUKE

August 6, 2020

Announced today was the latest addition to the SailGP circuit, a New Zealand team, led by Peter Burling and Blair Tuke. Doyle Sails is the proud supplier to SailGP, and a supporter of Peter and Blair’s Live Ocean charity, so an exciting partnership we’re looking forward to seeing on the water next April. AUCKLAND, New …

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Unstoppable – the evolution of Doyle Sails Newport

July 29, 2020

Doyle Sails has become a global leader in sailmaking by working with some of the most successful sailors in the industry. So when CEO Mike Sanderson was deciding what the next phase might be with Doyle Sails’ US presence, he called Tony Rey. For most of his career, Tony had been “agnostic” about sailmaking brands, …

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Melges IC37 Jerome, making waves.

July 27, 2020

Father and son team, Fred and Ward Detwiler are causing a stir, not only in Detroit but throughout the Midwest in their new Melges IC37, Jerome. Jerome is an innovative one design yacht that is built to perform, but achieves the ultimate balance remaining as a class that continues to develop keen sailors seeking the opportunity to …

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Number One – The story of Ichi Ban

July 22, 2020

Published with permission by Seahorse Magazine. For more information, please visit seahorsemagazine.com Ichi Ban has a partial Doyle Sails inventory, with ongoing development in the Cableless and Structured Luff sails.  If you race offshore in Australia there is one boat that you will (always) have to get past to have any chance of winning. Rob Kothe talks …

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The secret to Geoff Boettcher’s success is Secret Mens Business.

July 15, 2020

Geoff Boettcher is a legend, not only to those that know him personally but amongst the South Australian yachting community, dedicating a large part of his time to the sport he loves. He’s a Foundation Member, ex Commodore and Board member of the Cruising Yacht Club of South Australia, with a sailing obsession spanning close …

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Doyle Sails Solent continues to strengthen

July 14, 2020

World-class sailors join the ranks at Doyle Sails Solent.  Doyle Sails Solent is no stranger to legendary sailors joining their team and 2020 shows no sign of slowing down with Will Alloway and Nicholas ‘Nin’ O’Leary strengthening the UK based team. People are at the core of what makes Doyle Sails tick, and while Doyle …

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SEA EAGLE II STARTS MAIDEN VOYAGE

July 9, 2020

Sea Eagle II is a truly breathtaking contemporary three-masted schooner proudly powered by Doyle Sails. Designing and building sails to fulfill and exceed the requirements of a vessel of this calibre is an art form, one of which Richard Bouzaid and the Doyle Sails design team is proud to have mastered. Over the course of the …

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Stratis Extension and Pushing Boundaries

June 29, 2020

Doyle Sails International is excited to announce that after 12 months in development, the new extension to our state of the art Stratis facility in Auckland, New Zealand is now operational. Doyle Sails New Zealand opened in 1999 with the Stratis facility launching in 2001, to serve a growing demand for high-performance sails that were lighter, …

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The quest to save the Antipodean Albatross

June 25, 2020

To celebrate World Albatross Day on 19 June, Live Ocean collaborated with a very important team including Science Alive Mātauranga, Taylormade Media and a host of others to connect New Zealanders to the story of the incredible Antipodean albatross and the dangers it faces at sea. The Albatross is an iconic species of bird that has a strong …

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LOFT SPOTLIGHT: Doyle Sails Italy

June 24, 2020

The Italian city of Palermo on the island of Sicily has been the home to Doyle Sails Italy for over 20 years – a city steeped in culture and history offering one of the most picturesque sailing destinations on the Mediterranean Sea. With so many Superyachts, racers and cruisers calling the Mediterranean home, Salvo D’Amico, …

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2019/2020 Suncoast Boat of the Year results

June 4, 2020

The West Florida Performance Handicap Racing Fleet (WFPHRF) 2019 / 2020 Suncoast Boat of the Year (BOTY) series wrapped last month with two events being scrubbed due to Covid -19. The final big event of the season for local Tampa Bay sails was the Davis Island Yacht Club’s Not Ft. Myers Race on 23 May, with Doyle powered …

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DELTA CABLELESS onboard a Beale 33

June 4, 2020

For Brent Jeffries, the current owner of a Beale 33, and a Doyle Sails Cableless technology advocate, his lifetime of experience as a cruiser/racer and keen double-handed sailor has given him an appreciation for both innovation and affordability in a sail inventory. Brent has been sailing for more than four decades continuously in search of …

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Introducing the new Doyle Sails Newport team

May 27, 2020

Newport, Rhode Island is a global sailing city where many America’s Cup Challenges and world championships have contributed to the growth of yachting and the sport’s storied past. Given Newport’s picturesque landscape and maritime history, sailors are inevitably offered a charming experience. With a large number of significant regattas and yachts calling Newport home, coupled …

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A catch up with Stu Bannatyne

May 27, 2020

Originally published on 21st April 2020 Vitorlázás magazine Photo credit: Martin Keruzoré / Volvo Ocean Race Hungarian sailing magazine Vitorlázás caught up with Doyle Sails sailing legend Stu Bannatyne over lockdown to talk about his experiences of sailing for Hungarian race team Wild Joe and how sailing might evolve in a post Covid world.   How are your days in …

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