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Brad Marsh joins Doyle Sails

May 9, 2023

Brad Marsh is named as Chief Technology Officer, the latest powerhouse acquisition by Doyle Sails. Brad will lead the global design and project management teams, including research and product development; he will also be a solid addition to the Doyle Sails senior leadership team. Doyle Sails International’s CEO, Mike Sanderson, has known Brad for several […]

How to run the pit: Top tips from a pro sailor

May 9, 2023

Andy Rice talks to pro inshore racer Tom Burnham about how to run the pit smoothly, and be an effective crew boss Running the pit is more than pulling the right ropes at the right time, according to Tom Burnham. “The pitman is that communication and decision-making link between the front of the boat and […]

Australia seals historic SAILGP three-peat by beating the Brits and Kiwis in dramatic San Fransisco showdown

May 8, 2023

Tom Slingsby’s Australia has reasserted its league-defining dominance by winning Season 3 in spectacular style and securing the SailGP three-peat on San Francisco Bay. The Aussies claimed the one-million dollar prize in a nail-biting sprint to the finish after going head to head with Peter Burling’s New Zealand and Emirates GBR in the three-boat, winner-takes-all […]

Aquarius II : Godfrey Cray, project manager gives insight into new build

May 6, 2023

Original article published on Royal Huisman webpage Godfrey Cray is the owner’s project manager on his third Royal Huisman build… …after 58m / 190ft Ngoni (2014 – 2017), 56m / 184ft Aquarius (2015 – 2018) and now 65m / 212ft Aquarius II (2022 – 2024).  Question 1 – What are the specific objectives for this […]

Supercharged pressure, fierce rivalries and ‘hair-raising’ conditions: SAILGP experts preview San Francisco

May 1, 2023

Republish from SAILGP.COM San Francisco’s spectators will be treated to fierce rivalries, ‘hair-raising’ conditions and supercharged pressure when the Season 3 Grand Final gets underway next weekend, SailGP’s commentators have said. Defending champion Australia has a commanding 11-point lead at the top of the leaderboard and is the only team guaranteed a spot in the […]

Swan Croatia Challenge launches ClubSwan Racing season

April 28, 2023

“ It is fantastic to be returning to Split to launch the 2023 ClubSwan Racing season. The sailing conditions are fantastic and the welcome and support we get from our venue partner, ACI Marina is second to none. ” Federico Michetti, Head of Sports Activities at ClubSwan Racing. The ClubSwan racing season will kick-off this […]

Doyle Sails to power Gone With The Wynns

April 26, 2023

When YouTuber’s Nikki and Jason Wynn were stranded in New Zealand onboard their Leopard 43, Curiosity, during the covid pandemic in 2021, and following a less-than-ideal experience with another sailmaker, Doyle Sails International extended an invitation to visit the New Zealand head office and explore the loft and for the Doyle team to meet the […]

DOYLE SAILS BECOMES A TECHNICAL PARTNER TO CLUBSWAN RACING

April 26, 2023

After many decades of leading a new era of ClubSwan racing, Doyle Sails is proud to officially become a Technical Partner to the Nautor Swan racing world.  The fleets corral some of the most high-performance sailors to highlight the spirit of Swan, delivering top-level, friendly and fair racing to the crews and owners.  When selecting […]

Successful Australian 52 Series for Doyle-powered yachts

April 18, 2023

Racing in Stockton Bight, with sand and surf stretching beyond sight, Matador, the CYCA entry took home the TP52 victory at SailFest Newcastle Regatta. Winning overall by 8 points on line and the IRC title by 4 points.

Secret Mens Business

April 11, 2023

The first event of the 2023 Australian sailing season could not have culminated in a better result for Adelaide local Geoff Boettcher and his crew onboard TP52 Secret Men’s Business (SMB). The team are now the current IRC Australian Champions (Division 1) after a convincing win at the Port Lincoln regatta in February. ‘Doyle Sails […]

Doyle Sailmakers; wanted by the world

April 9, 2023

Doyle Sails once again has had numerous Sailmakers head hunted for America’s Cup sailmaking roles around the world, part of the constant ebb and flow of the 4-yearly America’s Cup cycle.  At Doyle Sails, we focus on managing both the positive and negative impacts of systems, processes, and activities on our people. One of our […]

Shane Guanaria | Sydney Stalwart

April 6, 2023

Most Sydney sailors will be familiar with the stalwart Doyle Sails Sydney loft owned by Shane Guanaria. Shane has been at the forefront of sailing and sailmaking in Sydney for more than two decades and has raced on everything and anything that comes through Sydney waters, from junior classes to super maxis.  Shane learnt to […]

Smuggler tunes in for Australian TP52 circuit

April 6, 2023

Sebastian Bohm’s Australian Smuggler Racing Team are first and foremost a strong group of mates who go yachting. The well-oiled regatta team have been sailing together for eight years and moved from their Rogers 46 “Smuggler” to their very competitive Judel/Vrolijk TP52 of the same name in 2019.  The team has had great success racing this […]

Denmark SailGP Team gives sails a second life with pioneering on-water waste bag

March 30, 2023

Denmark SailGP Team presented by ROCKWOOL athletes have developed a new on-water waste management solution made from recycled SailGP sails, which could set a new standard for recycling and waste reduction at the world’s best sailing events and regattas. The solution – which features used materials including Denmark’s SailGP jib – is a collaboration between […]

WinWin and Visione battle it out at the St Barths Bucket

March 29, 2023

27 March 2023 – Baltic Yachts In a hotly-contested St Barths Bucket, regatta sailed in big Caribbean breezes, the fight for class honours between the evergreen Baltic 147 Visione and the newly upgraded Baltic 108 WinWin went down to the wire in a last race showdown in which the winner took all. Both yachts went […]

Doyle yachts dominate 2023 St Barths Bucket

March 20, 2023

High winds and big seas challenged the fleet of 25 Superyachts taking part in the 2023 St Barth’s Bucket, but Doyle-powered yachts dominated the results with winners across nearly all divisions. After three days of intense racing, provisional results released show WINWIN as the winner of Class A: Les Gazelles, who have chosen to take […]

First 44CUP event won by Ceeref

March 15, 2023

The fleet of RC44s is always highly competitive, with high-performance owner-drivers, pro-am crews and intense racing. The first 44Cup event of the 2023 season was in Oman and hosted out of Muscat’s Al Mouj Marina by Oman Sail. Igor Lah’s Doyle-powered RC44 Ceeref POWERED BY HRASTNIK 1860 is no stranger to being at the front […]

Confirmed: Full nine-boat F50 fleet to race at this weekend’s ITM New Zealand Sail Grand Prix | Christchurch

March 15, 2023

The full, nine-strong flying F50 fleet is set to compete on the waters of Whakaraupō, Lyttelton Harbour this weekend following an intense repair program. It comes after a severe weather incident caused significant damage to the fleet’s wing sails and the Canada F50 after the first day of racing in Sydney.  Since then, the SailGP […]

Expert tips: How to win the start

March 15, 2023

Republished from Yachting World  Olympic gold medallist Robert Scheidt’s pre-start skills are legendary (just ask Ben Ainslie!). He shares tips on positioning to win with Andy Rice. Robert Scheidt is one of the most successful Olympic sailors of all time, representing Brazil in seven Games and winning a total of five Olympic medals as well […]

Four-peat at the 2023 Bacardi Cup

March 15, 2023

Published by Scuttlebutt on March 11th, 2023  The 96th Bacardi Cup (March 6-11) finished much like in 2020, 2021, and 2022 as Mateusz Kusznierewicz/ Bruno Prada won again in the 73-boat Star fleet. In the Bacardi Invitational Regatta (March 9-11), 88 teams competed in fleets for the Melges 24, J/70, VX One, and Melges 15. Event […]

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