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Burnsco 2021 Sunburst National title came down to the wire.

January 18, 2021

The Burnsco 2021 Sunburst National Championships title came down to the wire between two Auckland based, Wakatere crews at Pleasant Point Yacht Club in Christchurch earlier this month. Two wins on the final day sealed the deal for father and son duo Cam & Andrew Brown finishing just 2 points ahead after 8 races from […]

Doyle powered yachts take out top honours in the 2020 Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race.

December 30, 2020

Alive takes line honours in record time with Detail First crowned the winner of the 2020 Launceston to Hobart Yacht Race. The race began at Beauty Point on 27th Dec 2020, with the iconic race of the Tasmanian sailing calendar celebrating its 14th edition in style as the fleet sail the 285 nautical mile race along the […]


December 14, 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, with the Sydney waterfront now all action stations as sailors prepare for the 76th edition of this iconic race. Final preparations are now being […]

HH50 – 2021 Boat of the Year: Best Luxury Cruiser

December 11, 2020

The latest multihull from HH Catamarans is an all carbon fiber couple-friendly rocket ship. Performance Multihulls continue to gain momentum, and with more performance comes better handling and style. At Doyle Sails, performance, handling and style is our forte, delivered through a global network of sailing experts. For those looking to gain more from their […]

Doyle Sails joins SailGP as Official Sailmaker and New Zealand SailGP Team Partner

December 10, 2020

Doyle Sails joins SailGP as Official Sailmaker and New Zealand SailGP Team Partner                                                                        AUCKLAND, New Zealand – December 11, 2020 – SailGP has announced a collaboration with world-leading high-performance sailmaker Doyle Sails. New Zealand owned and operated, Doyle Sails is home to some of the best sailors and sailmakers in the world who constantly push […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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