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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.

DSS goes Cableless

May 18, 2020

The creative talents of Infiniti Yachts and Doyle Sails – between them responsible for two of the biggest breakthroughs in modern performance yachting – have joined forces to produce something more than special. The Infiniti 52 is the first modern racing boat to be designed and engineered to take full advantage of Doyle Sails Cableless …

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Team Maverick: Pushing the boundaries.

May 18, 2020

Quentin Stewart, who, after sailing in the 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart decided that he wanted a fast boat and rather than buying a TP52 or a Cookson 50 and adding modifications, Stewart was convinced that building a project from scratch would ensure that it performed exactly as designed without compromise. And just like that, Stewart …

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DOYLE SAILS: The new Conquistadors

May 17, 2020

Powering 100-foot supermaxis and giant superyachts, winning the Maxi72 worlds, equipping the Vendée Globe favourite and infiltrating the fastest giant French multihulls… Doyle Sails is on a mission to win everything. 2019 ended on a strong note for Doyle Sails with yachts carrying its inventory winning a hard-fought line honours and second place in the …

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LOFT SPOTLIGHT: Doyle Sails Solent

May 13, 2020

Just over a year ago, British sailing legends Peter Greenhalgh, Adrian Stead and Brian Thompson became part of the team at Doyle Sails Solent. As the home to one of the biggest sail lofts in the UK, the ultra-modern, 1000 sqm facility in Universal Marina on the River Hamble is about the size of four …

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Mike Sanderson: Three decades of racing Maxi’s (Part II)

May 12, 2020

Courtesy of the International Maxi Association. After a disappointing end to the 2000s, as Team Director of Keith Mills’ Team Origin, unsuccessfully attempting to challenge for the 33rd America’s Cup (ultimately a Deed of Gift match solely between BMW Oracle Racing and Alinghi), the 2010s have been good to Sanderson both as a sailor and as a businessman. For …

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Mike Sanderson: Three decades of racing Maxi’s

May 8, 2020

Courtesy of the International Maxi Association. From New Zealand Endeavour to Bella Mente: Mike Sanderson on his three decades maxi racing. In yacht racing circles he is best known for skippering ABN AMRO One to victory in the 2005-06 Volvo Ocean Race, and more recently in the industry as the new owner of Doyle Sails, but, as …

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Going with the Flow: Robbie Doyle

April 28, 2020

Story courtesy of The Salem Magazine, Will Broaddus.  Sailing is a science as well as a sport. Robbie Doyle, a longtime resident of Marblehead who grew up in Salem, Massachusetts has been proving that point throughout his career, both in the business world and on the water. That fact was acknowledged when Doyle was recently inducted into …

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A-YACHTS: THE NEXT GENERATION OF DAYSAILERS

April 22, 2020

A-Yachts are setting the trend for the next generation of day sailing, designed and built-in Austria. Not only are these luxury yachts designed for cruising, they are fast enough to win local regatta’s thanks to excellent handling and exceptional design – the perfect solution for local or coastal waters. The a27, a33, and a39 all …

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LOFT SPOTLIGHT: Doyle Sails Sydney

April 14, 2020

People are at the heart of Doyle Sails, the passion and skill of our loft network continue to be part of the driving force behind the success of our customers. With over 40 loft locations world-wide Sydney, Australia is home to some of the best sailing in the world and one of Doyle Sails most experienced …

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THE NEXT GENERATION IN YOUTH SAILING: F8 FOILER

April 7, 2020

The next phase in youth sailing is here with the imminent launch of the F8 Foiler. The idea behind the F8 was to create a simple kids foiling boat that can be used as the initial stepping stone on a young sailors journey as they learn to foil and as they move towards sailing in …

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DOYLE LIVE – watch all REPLAYS here

April 7, 2020

Like all of you, we can’t wait to get back out on the water again, so while we are all in lockdown we will be reaching out to some of our resident sailing legends here at Doyle Sails to deliver you regular doses of the sport we love.  Tune in to our FACEBOOK LIVE sessions as we talk to some …

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RORC talks to Brian Thompson

April 7, 2020

The RORC Lockdown LIVE Series: Time Over Distance is available online and Facebook via the Royal Ocean Racing Club. Video courtesy of the RORC. Part One of the LIVE Series spoke to Doyle expert Brian Thompson on his career as one of the most successful ocean racers. Brian Thompson is a well recognised British yachtsman making it into the …

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LOFT SPOTLIGHT: Doyle Boston Ontario

April 1, 2020

From the time Howard Boston opened a sail loft in 1937 in Clemons, Michigan, sailmaking, and sailing has been a family pursuit. In 1968, son Spike Boston moved to bustling Sarnia, Ontario and the Michigan family became a US/Canada sailmaking brand. The family had originally specialised in small one-design and ice boat sails that served …

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CRUISING CODE SAILS

March 27, 2020

A Cruising Code Sail can often be the missing link between a genoa and a gennaker for cruising yachts. Gaining power in light air and the ability to use one sail in a wider range of angles, both reaching or running. A Cruising Code Sail is lightweight and easy to handle, providing greater efficiency to your …

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A message from Mike Sanderson

March 24, 2020

Dearest Doyle Sails Family,  We have always said that people are at the heart of what we do and whilst the severity of this global COVID-19 pandemic transcends our sport, the strength and passion we have collectively as an industry and sport continues to intensify. With over 40 Doyle Sails lofts world-wide, each and every …

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BIGGER. BETTER. BRIGHTER. DOYLE SAILS OPEN NEW PALMA LOFT

March 3, 2020

Doyle Sails has had a presence in Palma, Mallorca, for over 15 years, with the world class facility renowned and dedicated to sail making and servicing the local sailing community. We’re delighted to confirm that we are strengthening our operations in Palma with the acquisition of a new state-of-the-art premise on the island. The new …

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Doyle teams dominate at the J/70 Midwinter Champs in Miami

February 26, 2020

Miami, FL (February 23, 2020) – Biscayne Bay delivered its third consecutive day of epic conditions for the 2020 J/70 Midwinter Champs in Miami, Florida which wrapped up on Sunday, Feb. 23. A number of Doyle teams dominated the regatta with final placements of 2*, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 10 after a relentless eight-race battle …

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Enduring Products – Doyle StackPack and Cradle Cover’s Appeal Keeps Growing

February 25, 2020

The fully battened Doyle StackPack, developed & patented by Doyle Sails founder Robbie Doyle more than 30 years ago and the more recent Doyle Cradle Cover, are two coveted products that have become a staple in many sailors’ inventory. “When I created the StackPack, it was to make cruising easier with my own young family …

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REVISITING THE HIGHLIGHTS OF RORC CARIBBEAN 600 2019

February 13, 2020

The 11th edition of the 2019 Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Caribbean 600 brought out more than 700 sailors from 21 different countries to sail in one of the toughest and fastest 600’s we’ve seen yet. The non-stop 600 nautical mile journey took the fleet around 11 Caribbean islands beginning in Ft. Charlotte, English Harbour, Antigua …

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New Doyle loft opens in Oslo, Norway

February 13, 2020

Doyle Sails International is excited to announce a new loft opening in Oslo, Norway, a welcome addition to the region’s sailing community. The Oslo loft is operated by Marius Borg-Heggedal, who brings a wealth of business experience and innovation to the Doyle Sails group as he has been a sailmaker and worked very closely with …

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