DOYLE SAILMAKERS ATLANTIC
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THE ATLANTIC SHIFT S EPTEMBER 2 0 0 8
I N S ID E T H I S I S S U E :
Yarra perfect season 2
Thank You Atlantic Canada!
Picture Perfect win’s 2
Nonsuch stack pack 2
I would like to extend a and are committed to
huge thank you for all of changing how sailors department for the com- Sails on Speedboat 3
the support from custom- look at sailmaking in ing spring, as well as
ers who helped us grow Atlantic Canada. With the having our staff undergo Yngling class swept 3
our company to another huge delivery demand we further technical training
to bring the latest most Some Doyle history 4
level this year. In the past have experienced, we are
three short seasons, we committed to improving advanced sails on the
have grown this company service by adding addi- market..
from two staff to seven tional staff to our repair
S P E C IA L P O I N T S O F
• Best Pricing of the Year!
The largest inlaid fibre
• Free Winter storage sail in the world.
• Yarra perfect season The Stratis membranes
on board this vessel
• Doyle wins gold, silver,
bronze account for over
27,000 square feet of
An indication of
Best savings of the year and free winter storage
makes for an easy spring!
Beat the spring rush with Pack main sail handling save on the strongest
the best savings of the system, Or Setting the deals of the year on all
year! Save on loft time standard in club racing deliveries before Christ-
and huge end of the year with our performance mas, along with our
cloth reductions. Great Grand Prix Carbon, or FREE winter storage and
quality Cruising products the most advanced string check over let us make
from our Durasail dacron sail on the Planet your spring as easy as
to our innovative Stack- “STRATIS”. Book and possible!
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YARRA AND DOYLE COMBINE FOR PERFECT SEASON IN CAPE BRETON!
The Abbott 33 “Yarra”, using a full opening regatta, followed a few weeks success was the versatility of our Doyle
Doyle inventory, recently completed a later with a victory in the BYC’s pres- inventory. The sails really allowed us to
perfect season in Cape Breton! tigous McCurdy Cup. shift gears as the
The team then travelled conditions changed,
Sailing out of the Bras d’Or Yacht Club to the RCBYC East Bay always keeping the
in Baddeck, Yarra began the season by Regatta and recorded “One of the keys to our boat up to speed.”
taking “Boat of the Week” honours at two wins in two races.
the Royal Cape Breton Yacht Club’s The final event of the success was the versatility of Skipper John Coak-
season saw the team at ley said, “it was the
our Doyle inventory” great service from
the Bras d’Or Yacht
Club Regatta Week the folks at Doyle
where Yarra recorded Halifax that kept us
four wins in six races on the water all
and took home the Marvin L. Harvey year…”
Award as Boat of the Week. The team
was also awarded the Baddeck 100th Yarra uses a complete Doyle inventory
Anniversary Trophy as the top perform- including:
ing boat in the Bras d’Or Lakes for -DOYLE GP Carbon Mainsail
2008. -DOYLE D4™ Twaron 150%
-DOYLE Pentex 105% Blade
YARRA sailing to victory in East Bay
Tactician and main trimmer Matt Stokes -DOYLE 0.75oz AP-Runner
commented, “the boat performed very
well this season. One of the keys to our
Picture Perfect Wins Class in NSTYA Championship!
My custom tailored pentex sails Ellen MacPhail
from Doyle Halifax for my Jeanneau
are perfect. Much to my delight, the Picture Perfect,
set was hand delivered earlier then 25’ Jeanneau Eolia
scheduled and minutes prior to a
race with no detail overlooked by NSTYA Class Champion 2008
their competent staff. The suit of with the new Doyle Sails
sails also proved to be an effective Former NSYTA Series Champion,
show piece backdrop for an onboard NSTYA C Class Champion, and
government sponsored Tourism owner of WaveSkills Sailing
photo shoot as well! School.
Nonsuch Stackpack improves ease of sail handling!
Many thanks for our new StackPack.We really appre- tue of the StackPack!You
ciate the ease of putting can tell I am a very satis-
the sail away at the end fied customer and recommend
of the day.We don't have to you and the StackPack to
go forward until we are in others who want a great
calm water or at the our sail cover! Your
slip and that is something Doyle"T"shirts were a big
I really appreciate.The hit at our Nonsuch Rendez-
white colour was a good vous over the Labour Day
choice and looks great.It Weekend and so was the
is hardly noticeable when StackPack.Thank you and
we are sailing,it blends in Doyle Halifax for your as-
with the sail and is not a sistance at the Rendezvous.
distraction. I have used a
conventional sail covers Thanks Again
and will attest to the vir- George Archibald
T H E A T L A N T I C SHI FT PAGE 3
PERFECT SUIT OF SAILS!
The New Juan K 98’ Speedboat chose Doyle to build the two deliv- mension-Polyant GXLD. After
ery sails for their new program. much work on the design aspect and
Rusty Can- complicated reef setup, the sails fit
ada of Doyle perfectly.
cisco and “We’re very pleased with our deci-
Richard sion to go with Doyle for the deliv-
Bouzaid of ery inventory for Speedboat. Doyle
Doyle New did exactly what they said they
Zealand would do, and were a pleasure to
worked hand work with; not to mention the sails
in hand on looked great." Bill Erkelens, Speed-
the project, boat, Project Manager.
and the result
was a perfect If you are looking for new sails or
set of sails. service work on your existing sails.
Caption describing picture or graphic. Doyle is the place to go to get the
were Tri- job done.
DOYLE DOMINATES YNGLING CLASS
Congratulations to teams skippered sails. Team GBR's coach, Paul put in a winning performance, con-
by Sarah Ayton (GBR), Mandy Brotherton, attributed the switch to tact your local Doyle loft at 800-94-
Mulder (NED) a new Doyle mainsail DOYLE. For more details on all
and Sofia Beka- designed by Jud Smith Doyle One Design Classes,
torou (GRE) for as key
winning the Gold, “new Doyle mainsail to Team
Silver and Bronze GBR's
designed by Jud Smith as key
medals in the Gold.
Yngling Class at to Team GBR's Gold.” When
the 2008 Olym- you
pics using Doyle want to
Ploch wins Block Island 36.7
Congratulations to Mark Ploch
on their win at Block Island
Race Week. Another example
of Doyle’s highly competitive
one design sails in action.
Mark Ploch on the helm
Please feel free to contact myself or Brad on how we can help you increase your
knowledge of sailing from buoy racing to distance off shore racing, rig tune, sail trim
Doyle sailmakers Atlantic
Doyle Sailmakers Halifax as well as ways to make your boat
20 wright Ave
B3B 1G6 easier to sail.
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A background on Doyle Sails
Robbie Doyle, an America's ship with fully computerised able to Atlantic Canadi-
Cup veteran, Olympian and design and laser cutting and ans and their passion for
former Vice President of has built sails for large sailing. Our proximity to
Hood Sailmakers, founded yachts from traditional tall
Doyle headquarters in
Doyle Sailmakers in 1982. ships to America's Cup
Marblehead and the long-
His goal was to design, pro- boats. These innovations
standing relationship be-
duce and service sails better have made Doyle Sailmak-
than the competition through ers a leader in performance tween Atlantic Canada
innovation and application cruising as well as racing and New England will be
of the latest technology. sails. The Doyle Sailmaking of benefit to all sailors
Group now has over 50 here in Atlantic Canada.
In 1983, Doyle introduced lofts, located in over 20
the first radial cut, roller- countries around the world.
reefing genoa with a tapered We here at Doyle Atlan-
flattening device, and tic look forward to bring
branded it the Quicksilver. the proud Doyle product
This was soon followed by
line to Atlantic Canadian
the introduction of the fully
sailors, cruisers and rac-
battened, self-stowing, pat-
ers alike. We believe that
ented Stackpack mainsail
system. The StackPack con- the background and
tinues to be one of Doyle’s world-wide experience
premier products. that Doyle has to offer
Doyle has successfully inte- will be extremely valu-
grated old-world craftsman-