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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.

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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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Doyle powered Leopard wins Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez!

October 9, 2020

Press Release issued by the International Maxi Association. 9 October 2020. This years Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez saw Leopard win IR1 Class with all new Doyle sails. Doyle Sails Palma experts Chris Sherlock and Luke Molloy were onboard for a brilliant week of racing. More below. Despite the wind turning light and complicated for the last two days, maxi yacht competition …

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Our Partnership with Sailing La Vagabonde

October 7, 2020

Performance Multihulls continue to gain more momentum, and with more performance (or ‘velocidade’ as Riley refers to it) comes better handling and style. At Doyle Sails, this is our forte, and we’re very proud to have partnered with Sailing La Vagabonde on their journey around the world while we all live vicariously through their sailing adventures they …

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Mainsail handling: Advanced sailing techniques for catamarans and multihulls

October 1, 2020

Knowing how to set up a multihull’s mainsail is crucial. Brian Thompson, one of the world’s most experienced multihull sailors, and one of the directors at Doyle Sails Solent, shares his expert tips. A mainsail cannot know whether it is hoisted on a monohull, a catamaran or a trimaran. The principles of sail trim are …

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Bella Mente Racing: A Queen’s Cup Victory and Third at Race Week

October 1, 2020

Doyle Sails’ very own Mike Sanderson has spent the last 10 days with Bella Mente in Newport successfully securing the Queen’s Cup Victory and Third at Race Week. Barby MacGowan from Media Pro International, caught up with Mike for a full debrief on the regatta. NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 29, 2020) “It has been a great …

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A FRESH START FOR DOYLE SAILS GERMANY

September 29, 2020

Three of Germany’s best Sailmakers join Doyle Sails. From seaside villages and sandy beaches in the North through to picturesque lake districts known for their wildlife and stunning views of the Bavarian Alps in the South, Germany is known as a sailing destination offering a variety of international sailing events and some of the most …

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Doyle Sails: Like a Moth to a flame

September 22, 2020

Doyle Moth sails are the light at the end of the tunnel for an international class that is home to some of the best foiling sailors in the world. These sailors know that when yachts are the same, sails are an opportunity to gain a performance advantage, and this is it. Don’t get left behind. …

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SHOCKWAVE: The 63-foot Multihull proving a fierce competitor on the race circuit

September 21, 2020

Shockwave owner, Serge (Christiaan Durrant), a former fighter pilot in the Australian Air Force, is no stranger to operating in high-performance environments and getting teams to unite in their goals and performances on air, land and sea. Although Shockwave is still in the early days of a race program, the sensational 63-foot trimaran with her …

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How to use your spinnaker staysail to turbocharge your boat

September 15, 2020

As two-time Volvo Ocean Race winner, veteran of three America’s Cup campaigns and an ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year (2006), Mike Sanderson has some serious mileage behind him as a professional sailor.  These days you’ll find Mike at the helm of Doyle Sails International, as CEO, and onboard Maxi 72 Bella Mente, as …

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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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