We are no longer Clewless ! Well, Jan says that I am clueless when it comes to women, but that is different topic.
Those of you with good memories will recall that we blew out the clew on our mainsail during a rocky passage from Antigua to St Martin. The main weighs 350# with battens and would be a SOB to take off and cart into the sail loft. more
Don’t just take our word for it, read this detailed blog post from Jill Dickin Schinas on the trials and tribulations of buying new sails for Mollymawk and why she is so pleased with her sails from Doyle Caribbean:
New sails – the cheapest and the best, both financially and environmentally!
Having vowed to walk lightly through life, and to do without the frills which are quite literally costing us the earth, we sometimes find ourselves with a quandary: whether to fulfil our needs and desires, or whether to go without. more
We recently completed installing Shade Sails throughout the beach areas of Necker Island. Made from high quality marine-grade materials, these shades are pre-tensioned and a 90% mesh.
The St Barths Bucket is one of the highlights of the superyacht sailing regatta calendar and a fleet of nearly 40 spectacular superyachts are gearing up for four days of racing in the 2013 St Barths Bucket which runs from the 28 – 31 of March.
A spectacular fleet of Doyle powered yachts will be out in force at the Bucket. Look out for 30m Leopard 3 and 38m P2 in the les Gazelles class; 62m Athos, 43m Koo, 52m Prana, 45m Salperton IV and 29m Symmetry in les Mademoiselles; and 48m Andromeda La Dea, 38m Axia, 34m Blue Too, 56m Rosehearty, 56m Zenji and the largest yacht in fleet, the 88m Maltese Falcon, in the Grandes Dames des Mers. more
Following the stepping of a new Southern Spar carbon rig, the 45 metre superyacht “Salperton” returned to Palma to have new Doyle Stratis™ high-performance sails fitted.
With the order only placed in July 2011, it was a very tight schedule to complete the design and production of such a large project, but it was achieved with flying colours. more