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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.

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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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New Doyle loft opens in San Diego

February 13, 2020

Doyle Sails International proudly announces a new licensing agreement with Kathy O’Brien of O’Brien Marine, Inc bringing Doyle Sails to San Diego, CA. Doyle Sails San Diego is a full-service loft located at 2805 Canon Street, near Shelter Island in the Point Loma Community of San Diego. Kathy brings a wealth of business experience earning …

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No Limits: The benefits of Doyle’s Structured Luff technology is ever evolving

February 13, 2020

The benefits of Doyle Sails’s structured luff technology have already migrated from 18-foot skiffs blasting around Sydney Harbour to the latest high performance superyachts crossing oceans… Win/wins are rare in any walk of life yet every now and then a change of approach, a new concept or a breakthrough in technology triggers a step change …

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Dario Motta joins Doyle Sails Italy

February 3, 2020

Dario Motta, world class designer and naval engineer joins the Doyle Sails team.  The value of a company depends on the quality of people within it, and the sailmakers are certainly a big part of this value. When choosing a new sail supplier, the owner or the captain often chooses on the basis of the …

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First and Second for Doyle Boats at The Festival of Sails

January 31, 2020

The Festival of Sails is Australia’s foremost regatta and the largest annual keel boat regatta in the Southern Hemisphere. Held every January in Geelong, the event attracts more than 300 yacht entries and 3,000 competitors, many of whom were sporting Doyle sails. Overall the conditions were light and tricky for the week, according to Blake …

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Doyle Sails powers the mighty SEA EAGLE II

January 30, 2020

Doyle Sails is very excited to be the sailmaker powering SEA EAGLE II, an impressive 81m, triple masted schooner. Designed by Dykstra Naval Architects and built by Royal Huisman, Sea Eagle II is the largest yacht ever built at the shipyard in Vollenhove, The Netherlands and the world’s largest aluminium sailing yacht. SEA EAGLE II …

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Loft Spotlight: New York City

January 30, 2020

New York City’s Mark Ploch and team power Cruising World’s 2020 Boat of the Year – Catalina 545 Catalina Yachts has received the 2020 Boat of the Year from Cruising World Magazine for its innovative offshore sailing boat, the Catalina 545. “We are very pleased with the recognition this boat has received” said Catalina Yachts …

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Wrap Up: CRC Bay of Islands Sailing Week

January 29, 2020

It was a great week of racing in the far North of New Zealand for the CRC Bay of Islands Sailing Week 2020. A couple of days started a little late waiting for the sea breeze to fill in – and when it arrived, it was ‘glamour’ conditions, according to several of the boats hoisting …

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Doyle’s Willem Van Waay shortlisted for 2019 Rolex Yachtsman of the year

January 24, 2020

Doyle Sails’ very own sales representative Willem Van Waay has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2019 Rolex Yachtsman & Yachtswoman of the year US Sailing annually honours the highest performing sailors in this prestigious annual roll call of outstanding on water performances.  Willem Van Waay hails from Coronado, California and is an invaluable asset to …

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Doyle Sails powered yachts reach Hobart first.

December 28, 2019

The annual Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race consistently brings the best yachts and sailors to Sydney where they all begin their journey south to Hobart on Boxing Day hoping to win arguably two of the world’s most recognisable sailing trophies in the world – the Tattersall Cup for the overall IRC winner and the John …

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