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RORC Caribbean 600 | Leopard 3 Dare to Dream

February 22, 2024

Article from RORC // original published here Antigua – Wednesday 21 February, Farr 100 Leopard 3 (MON) skippered Joost Schuijff took Monohull Line Honours in the 2024 RORC Caribbean 600 in an elapsed time of 02 Days 01 Hrs 23 Mins and 18 Secs. Leopard 3 Crew: Joost Schuijff, Chris Sherlock, Mitch Booth, Aaron Reynolds-Lovegrove, […]

No time to relax

February 20, 2024

(… but still one heck of a finale!) Doyle Sails builds on success with a renewed focus on next-level R&D A stellar showing at the 2023 Maxi World Championships might have been just cause for celebration at Doyle Sails. Instead, the mood of quiet satisfaction was eclipsed by a determination to keep focused on pushing […]

COMPETITION HEATING UP IN CARIBBEAN 600

February 19, 2024

The Skipper’s Briefing has been completed ahead of the 15th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, starting tomorrow morning in the beautiful Caribbean blue waters of Antigua. A spectacular fleet of 64 boats, ranging from 32ft (9.81m) to 107ft (32.55m) will be on the startline. Over 500 crew from 26 countries will compete in this […]

SOLAR POWERED SAIL-MAKING

February 15, 2024

Doyle Sails Barbados, the major sail manufacturer in the Caribbean exporting to the world, currently produces more electricity from the photovoltaic array on its buildings than it consumes from making sails and operating the loft.

Doyle success at RPAYC Annual Pittwater Regatta

February 12, 2024

Doyle Sydney customers see success on and off the water at the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club’s annual Pittwater Regatta 2024 “Our customers and staff had the best weekend on the water, racing in the Pittwater Regatta” says a very chuffed Shane Guanaria of Doyle Sails Sydney “Our apprentice Garth provided fantastic overnight sail service […]

52 SUPERSERIES SAILOR VICTOR MARINO JOINS DOYLE SAILS 

February 12, 2024

Doyle Sails welcomes Grand Prix Spanish sailor Victor Marino to the team of ever-expanding experts, where he is set to join the world-class sales and project management team.  Marino’s vast knowledge and experience in the sailing industry make him an excellent addition to the Doyle Sails International team, where he will share his passion and […]

Doyle SAils ONE DESIGN SUCCESS

February 7, 2024

Doyle Sails are showing dominance in Doyle One Design mid-winter events in the United States, while teams get in the extra miles ahead of the busy summer season. FIRST AND SECOND AT J70 MIDWINTERSDavis Island Winter Series 3 saw Doyle success for two teams over the past weekend on Hillsborough Bay, Brian Keane on Savasana […]

THREE NEW VENUES FOR 44CUP: 2024 SEASON ANNOUNCED

January 31, 2024

Doyle-powered 44Cup teams look set for some new venues for the 2024 Season, Doyle expert Will Alloway will be at each event. Take a look at the full report out of the 44Cup for the new venues. It’s all change for the 44Cup’s 16th season in 2024. While the circuit for the high performance owner-driver one […]

Doyle-Powered WInNERS for Bay of Islands Race week

January 26, 2024

Bay of Islands Race Week boasts to be New Zealand’s best big boat regatta, and this week it certainly was, with Doyle Sails New Zealand customers taking out podium places across the big boat divisions. The regatta is situated in the stunning Bay of Islands in Northland, in some of the most picturesque sailing waters, […]

Warrior Won wins Transatlantic Race

January 24, 2024

PAC52 Warrior Won (USA), owned and skippered by Chris Sheehan, has claimed the overall title for the 10th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race. Warrior Won’s corrected time under IRC after they completed the 3000 nm race on January 18 in an elapsed time of 11 days 5 hrs 18 mins and 28 secs. Warrior […]

WENDY’S HOUSE : ELFJE

January 22, 2024

Sometimes the joy is almost as much in the journey when creating a beautiful boat. Here, we find out the unique path that American philanthropist Wendy Schmidt’s primary Superyacht took into being Wendy Schmidt’s first sailing experience did little to foreshadow the role that boats would later come to play in her life. In fact, […]

A GREEN REVOLUTION: GELLICEAUX

January 22, 2024

TIDE MAGAZINE – EDITION 7 WORDS SAMUEL JEFFERSON IMAGES SOUTHERN WIND With Gelliceaux, Southern Wind has successfully created a boat that is almost as sustainable as it is stylish. Here we explore how The green revolution within the boat-building industry continues apace with the launch of Southern Wind’s Smart Custom 108. This is hull number one in this […]

Seahorse News Around the World

January 11, 2024

Seahorse Magazine // News Around the World New Zealand’s premier offshore race, the annual 120-mile Coastal Classic from Auckland to the Bay of Islands, this year suffered the first fatality in its 41-year history, the death of 69-year-old Simon Smith, a well-loved schoolmaster and experienced sailor, casting a pall over the popular event. A lifelong […]

Sydney Loft add talented sailmaker Matt Pearce to the mix

January 9, 2024

Matt Pearce has been in the sailmaking industry for close to four decades working for lofts and professional racing teams, beginning his sailmaking career with Ian Short Sails in 1984, and moving through his apprenticeship and gaining the skill set to run the loft floor.  Matt then continued to upskill taking his wealth of knowledge to One […]

ALIVE confirmed as overall IRC winners IN ROLEX SYDNEY TO HOBART

December 31, 2023

Article below courtesy of Suellen Hurling // Live Sail Die. Doyle-powered Alive, skippered by Duncan Hine, has been declared the overall winner of the 78th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, securing the Tasmanian boat its second victory in five years. The win is also Tasmania’s fifth in the 628 nautical mile Cruising Yacht Club of […]

72 Race starts for father and Son duo on Boxing Day

December 20, 2023

Published by the CYCA // 18th Dec 2023 Collectively, Bruce and his son Drew Taylor have spent the best part of a lifetime sailing in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Sailing on Bruce Taylor’s Reichel/Pugh 40, Chutzpah, this year’s race will be their 30th together from a total of 72 starts between them. It will mark a […]

NEW ZEALAND CLAIMS VICTORY IN CLOSEST FINAL IN SAILGP HISTORY

December 11, 2023

SUNDAY 10 DEC 2023, DUBAI, UAE  New Zealand has claimed victory on the Persian Gulf after the closest three-boat final of the season. With all three teams coming together at the final mark, a last-minute penalty denied Canada the win while New Zealand crossed the finish inches ahead of Australia. New Zealand has jumped from […]

the Doyle experience

December 6, 2023

No company illustrates the power of unboxing like Apple. Opening the box of a new Apple product draws you in and creates a sensory experience. The box’s design and the process of unboxing speak to a deep level of human psychology, creating feelings of emotive attachment. Now there is the Doyle Experience. The size of […]

Next generation of ocean champions  

November 27, 2023

Doyle Sails are a proud partner of Live Ocean Foundation, this great fundraising initiative from a group of young New Zealand sailors to support Live Ocean is pretty impressive, read all about their challenge below. Six ambitious young kiwi sailors from Queen Charlotte Yacht Club in Marlborough are planning to attempt a Cook Strait crossing […]

TAKE TWO

November 27, 2023

Republished from TIDE MAGAZINE Baltic Yachts created quite a stir when it launched its 68 Café Racer, Pink Gin Verde. Now hull number two, Open Season, is on the water and the devil is in the difference. Every now and again a yacht comes along that makes waves: case in point – the 68’ Café Racer. Hull […]

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