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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Doyle Sails One Design Partner with University on new LARK dinghies

October 23, 2019

Doyle One Design is thrilled to have teamed up with Salve Regina University in their maiden launch of new LARK dinghies in Newport, Rhode Island. The high-performance dinghy fleet was built by White Cap Composites in Peabody, Massachusetts and equipped with new square top mains and deck sweeper jibs by Doyle One Design in Salem, […]

Interview with Star World Champion Mateusz Kuszneirewicz

July 1, 2019

Doyle Sails One Design Consultant and Star Class sailor Tomas Hornos caught up with Star World Champion Mateusz Kuszneirewicz for an exclusive interview on his recent victory and the launch of the Star Sailors League Gold Cup. You had a great performance at the SSL Breeze Grand Slam, did you feel like you were well prepared […]


June 26, 2019

The Star Class has immense history as an organization, with its members among the who’s who of yachting’s elite competitors. With Doyle Sails helping to claim its first victory at the 2019 Star World Championship, we checked in with Jud Smith of Doyle Sails One Design Salem to learn how they climbed to the top. It has been […]


May 22, 2019

After five days of racing with 12 races, 4 of which were yesterday, Arthur “Tutu” Lopes (BRA) and I got the Bronze in the European Championship. Robert Scheidt (BRA) showed once again why he is the athlete of our era. With his crew Henry Boening, Robert came from behind on the final run of the […]


May 19, 2019


May 8, 2019

J70 Nationals in Mexico wrapped up this past weekend. The event was held in Puerto Vallarta over 3 days of racing in virtually perfect conditions. Willem van Waay led a couple of training days before the event. Our customers placed 1st* and 2nd overall and 1st and 3rd Corinthian. Of the four sailmakers powering boats in the top […]


May 8, 2019

Doyle One Design is thrilled to have its customers bring on the 1,2 punch again in the J70 Class at Charleston Race Week. Pamela Rose and her team on Rosebud truly blossomed this past weekend, placing 2nd with all but one race in the top 5. Joel Ronning and his team on Catapult placed 1st with a total […]


March 11, 2019

Photo: Catapult wins the Bacardi Cup in J70 Class © Martina Orsini/ Bacardi Invitational Regatta The 92nd Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta completed on Saturday March 9th with most classes completing 3 days of racing. Each day brought 10-18 knots of breeze, short chop, and insane shifts from 075-130 degrees. In the J70, Catapult was very consistent, rounding out the […]


February 23, 2019

Doyle’s One Design Chief and J/70 World Champion Jud Smith of Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA has been named the Rolex Yachtsman of the Year. The slate of finalists, nominated by members of US Sailing and determined by US Sailing, was presented to a panel of 28 accomplished sailing media professionals and past winners of the awards, who analyzed […]


January 13, 2019

INSTALLING A STACKING MAINSAIL SYSTEM Published on Sailing Magazine by Bob Pingel on 1st January 2019 I like mainsail stacking systems and have used one for years. A lot of people know these by one sailmaker’s product name Stack Pack, but generally these are open-top mainsail covers that are supported by lazy jacks. The covers have pros […]

From Zero to Hero: Doyle’s Up-and-Coming

August 13, 2018

For those that aspire to be a professional sailor an apprenticeship in sailmaking is one of the best points of entry to consider and there are more opportunities than ever at Doyle Sails. For Doyle’s CEO, Mike Sanderson, a sailmaking apprenticeship was the obvious route to reaching his career goals. “My aim in life was […]

Richard Bouzaid on America’s Cup

May 16, 2018

Written for Seahorse Magazine: Predictably, the return of soft sails to the America’s Cup under the new New Zealand-led regime has sailmakers rubbing their hands – not so much for the commercial prospects as for the potential design and technology leaps that will probably ensue. Having been forced to the sidelines by the hard-wing technology of […]

Product Feature: Cable-less Code Zero

March 8, 2018

CABLE-LESS CODE ZERO On the heels of delivering many of the world’s largest sails out of their revolutionary Stratis membrane technology, including the highly-loaded mainsails on Sailing Yacht A, Doyle has introduced another groundbreaking product to bring higher strength and lower weight to the racing market. The Doyle team have launched a product known as the Cable-less […]

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