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The history of 6m Nada, and the restoration story at Woodstock

March 14, 2022

The history of 6m Nada, and the restoration story at Woodstock | Following a passionate dream of many years, in 2005, Woodstock began the project of rebuilding the 1930 Fife 6 Metre ‘Nada’. Applying a fusion of sophisticated and traditional techniques, she boasts the design genius of a previous millennium and the best construction skills …

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Long-standing Chris Howes, a testament to the people behind Doyle.

March 7, 2022

Chris Howes worked with Robbie Doyle at Hood Sailmakers back in the ‘80s, following him to Doyle Sailmakers in the spring of 1990.  This makes Chris the longest-tenured Doyle employee besides Robbie.  What a ride it’s been.  Right from the beginning, it was the ‘David and Goliath’ story with Doyle making the big sailmakers nervous …

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A heavyweight battle between Leopard and Deep Blue at St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

March 4, 2022

Article courtesy of International Maxi Association. The first day of the Heineken Regatta got underway overnight, the second event in the International Maxi Association’s inaugural Caribbean Maxi Challenge following on from last week’s RORC Caribbean 600. Racing takes place over four days, from Thursday 3 March concluding on Sunday 6 March, on the waters off …

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Warrior Won

Warrior Won announced overall winner of the 2022 RORC Caribbean 600

February 25, 2022

Article courtesy of the Royal Ocean Racing Club. The overall winner of the 13th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 is Christopher Sheahan’s Pac52 Warrior One (USA). None of the teams still racing under IRC has any realistic chance of beating Warrior Won after time correction. Christopher Sheahan and his team will be presented with …

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Expert Sailmaker, Paul Tingle, joins Doyle Sails

February 24, 2022

With nearly 28 years of experience, a reputation for attention to detail and impeccable project management skills, it’s easy to see how Paul Tingle is regarded as one of the world’s most sought after sailmakers. Having worked with some of the most high profile sailing campaigns, Paul recently joined the Doyle Sails group and will …

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Argo sets new Multihull Race Record for the RORC Caribbean 600

February 23, 2022

Congratulations to Jason Caroll’s MOD 70 Argo and crew, who have taken Multihull Line Honours and set a new Multihull Race Record for the RORC Caribbean 600. Doyle Sails has proudly delivered three new Structured Luff sails to Argo in the lead up to the start of this year’s race in Antigua. A project that …

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Dean Barker wins Harken Young 88 Nationals onboard Doyle powered Dangerzone for the second time.

February 21, 2022

Congratulations to the 2022 Harken Young 88 National Champions, Dangerzone! Skipper Dean Barker and his crew of America’s Cup stalwarts have repeated their 2021 title win in emphatic style, winning 5 of the 7 races over the weekend and showing his experience in the lighter breeze. With a crew that included Jeremy Lomas, Richard Meecham, …

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Leaving the world behind

February 16, 2022

Imitation really is the sincerest form of flattery for the generous folk behind Doyle’s brilliant Structured Luff technology. Greater forward thrust, kinder on your rig, forgiving to trim… what’s not to admire? After eight years of developing and validating the performance benefits of its Structured Luff technology, Doyle Sails passed a significant milestone this year …

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Big Boat Battle at the Caribbean 600

February 15, 2022

Undoubtedly, a bucket-list offshore event, the Caribbean 600 will start off Fort Charlotte, Antigua on Monday 21st February. Monohull Line Honours is likely to be decided by the three Maxi Yachts: The Verdier/VPLP 100 Comanche, and Farr 100 Leopard, both powered by Doyle Sails and ClubSwan 125 Skorpios. With Comanche’s recent successes in both the …

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CEEREF TAKES IT TO THE WIRE AT THE 44CUP CALERO MARINAS

February 15, 2022

Published by the RC44 Class Association on 13/02/2022 Going into the final day of the 44Cup Calero Marinas, Igor Lah’s Ceeref powered by Hrastnik 1860 held a strong 11 point lead and took it to the wire. Normally this would have seen them packing their bags early, having won with a race to spare. However, this …

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Sailor and sailmaking craftsman Antoine Thullier joins Doyle Sails Palma

February 14, 2022

The newest addition to the Doyle Sails Palma family is sailor and sailmaking craftsman Antoine Thullier. Born and raised on the Atlantic coast of France Antoine Thullier grew up by the sea and fostered a passion for sailing from an early age. From a child, Thullier felt a connection to the sea and began to …

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J70 Midwinter Champs – Doyle Sails 1, 2 and 3!

February 8, 2022

Fernando Perez Ontiveros’ Black Mamba topped 62 other boats to claim the title of 2022 J/70 Midwinter Champion. The team from Mexico, including Gonçalo Almeida, Bernardo Freitas and River Paquin, retired from the eighth and final race on Sunday as they had the title locked up at Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa, FL. They …

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Doyle powered Lazy Dog wins MC38 trophy on Pittwater

February 8, 2022

Published By Lisa Ratcliff / Australian MC38 Association media The Lazy Dog team, owned by Shaun Lane and Quentin Stewart, opened the MC38 class 2022 season soundly with a four-point win on Pittwater on February 5-6 in gusty sou’east winds and dark cloud banks that dumped rain squalls, creating dramatic scenes against the dark coloured carbon …

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NEW ZEALAND SAILGP TEAM REMAINS TOP OF IMPACT LEAGUE AHEAD OF GRAND FINAL

February 3, 2022

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – 3 February 2022 – The New Zealand SailGP Team is on the cusp of claiming the inaugural Impact League trophy after taking out the top spot at the Australia Sail Grand Prix. New Zealand overcame tough competition from several teams including a much-improved France SailGP Team to win the Impact League …

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Callisto Racing

The story of Callisto | From a J/109 to a Grand Prix Pac52

January 28, 2022

The shores of Lake Michigan on a summer’s day bustle with cruisers and racers spending time out on the water with friends, family and crew – the warm weather, freshwater and consistent breeze is the magic that all Great Lakes sailors are drawn to. That pull has always been a strong one for the crew …

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SAILGP’S INSPIRE PROGRAM LEAVES A LASTING LEGACY WITH SAILING CLUBS AROUND SYDNEY

January 26, 2022

Published with permission from SailGP Inspire Program Sydney, AUSTRALIA – January 25, 2022 – The Australia Sail Grand Prix presented by KPMG ended in epic fashion, but not without the added generosity of SailGP’s Inspire program and some of its valued partners. Inspire partners Marlow Ropes, Doyle Sails and RS Sailing refurbish boats for two …

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Egnot-Johnson and KNOTS Racing Reclaim the Harken New Zealand and Match Racing Championship in a Nail Biter

January 26, 2022

By Billy Woodworth – RNZYS | January 25th, 2022   3 days of world-class match racing came down to a matter of seconds on finals day at the 2021 Harken New Zealand Match Racing Championships, with 2019 Champions Nick Egnot-Johnson and his KNOTS Racing of Sam Barnett, Zak Merton and Tim Snedden winning in one of the tightest …

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HIGH FIVE FOR COMANCHE

January 26, 2022

Posted by RORC on 25 JANUARY 2022. High Five – Comanche blasted across the Atlantic from Lanzarote to Grenada in the 2022 RORC Transatlantic Race to set not only a new race record, but to claim overall victory, line honours, class win and the Yacht Club de France Trophy © James Mitchell/RORC The 30.48m (100ft) VPLP …

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Welcome to Grenada!

January 20, 2022

Welcome to Grenada – Comanche and L4 Trifork reflect on the 2022 RORC Transatlantic Race. For many, the Transatlantic Race is the pinnacle of offshore sailing and often a central focus for sailors and crews looking to break records across an ocean that is repeatedly a tactical minefield with multiple weather systems. Line Honours winner …

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Key West offers the perfect opportunity ahead of 52 Super Series

January 20, 2022

Austin and Gwen Fragomen, owners of the Interlodge Sailing Team, are currently sitting in top positions heading into day four of the highly competitive Southernmost Regatta in Key West, Florida. After six races, Interlodge IV (2015 Botin 44) has a healthy lead in the ORC division. After six races in the GL52 class, the Doyle …

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