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Doyle Sails newsletter covering: SY Nyumba, Kyle Langford interviewed and more

by Danielle Burridge/Doyle Sails 6 Mar 2023 10:09 NZDT 6 March 2023
SW96 Nyumba powered by Doyle Sails, sailing off Cape Town © Doyle Sails
Southern Wind Yachts latest launch Nyumba, with hull lines penned by Farr Yacht Design, this high-performance Superyacht and hybrid sailboat has a full carbon hull, pre-preg sides and foredeck.
Lifting keel, twin rudder configuration, carbon rigging and an upgraded hydraulic winches package are just some of the ingredients that emphasize the sporty soul that makes Nyumba so charming.
Doyle Sails Italy expert Mario was on board, " A beautiful team effort that highlighted the perfect synergy of boat, mast and sails highlighting once again the fantastic performance of Southern Wind Yachts pairing with Doyle Sails Stratis membranes."
OLD HEAD, YOUNG SHOULDERS | There is no let up in the queue of top international sailing talent lining up to join the performance team at Doyle Sails... Americas Cup, SailGP and Volvo veteran Kyle Langford is just the latest. 
Seahorse magazine writer Ivor Wilkins recently interviewed Kyle on his stellar career and his leap in joining the Doyle Sails group. My goal is always to be on the fastest boat. When I am part of a team, it is always about looking for that last per cent of performance. Partnering with Doyle Sails gives me access to the best designers and technology and some of the best sailors in the world."
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DOYLE SAILS HONOURS LIST | Backed by many Doyle Sails lofts worldwide, our customers are at the heart of our business,. Our 2022 Honours List is  a true testament to the outstanding performance of crews and service delivered throughout the Doyle Sails network.  
START ME UP  | Harriet Wren, Doyle Sails Brand and Operations Manager, is one month out from starting New Zealands most coveted offshore races, the Round North Island Race where she will race two-handed with her partner, Peron, onboard their Ross 930. Read about Harri and Peron here >> 
CAPE 31 ANTIX |  Anthony O'Leary's Doyle-powered Cape31 Antix  took home the trophies from the Key West The Southernmost Regatta. O'Learys Irish team jumping at the chance to take their new toy over the pond for some winter sun.
CANADA OCEAN RACING |  Congratulations to Doyle-powered Canada Ocean Racing who took second in the RORC Transatlantic. The double-handed duo of Scott Shawyer and Alan Roberts onboard IMOCA 60 Canada Ocean Racing crossed the line with an elapsed time of 9d 12h 57m 53s, claiming both 2nd monohull on line and 2nd in IRC Zero division.  Read More >> 
ZEPHYRUS CLAIMS TOP SPOT | Congratulations to Matt Coles Doyle-powered Zephyrus Racing who have claimed the top spot in the highly competitive 40ft division at Bay of Islands Sailing Week. Cole, sailing with his friends and partner in a mixed crew, who have dedicated endless hours this season and now take home one of New Zealands most respected sailing trophies.  Read More >> 
2023 CAPE 2 RIO | Congratulations to Doyle-powered Balance 526 NORHI, who has won the 2023 Cape 2 Rio Yacht Race race both line honours and in the multihull division. Doyle Sails Palma expert and crew member Scott Zebny who was onboard Sailing Norhi commented, It was a pleasure to be part of this adventure with Norhi and Larry and the rest of the crew, a slightly longer trip than initially expected, but no less enjoyable! I was incredibly impressed with the Balance 526; the comfort and performance were impressive for a boat this size and coupled with a superior Doyle inventory, it made a formidable duo.
ZEPHYR | The New Zealand Zephyr Class held the National Championships.
Congratulations to Zephyr National Champion for 2023, Mark Orams! Eight races were completed by a greatly appreciated Race Management team and a cohort of volunteers, with challenging conditions for the 63 sailors in the fleet.
Class President Matt Mitchell says " The Doyle-powered and all kiwi made beauties once again delivered for a National Champs this time held by the good folks at Worser Bay Boating Club, Wellington. We are looking forward to Lyttelton 2024"
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MANTA RAY | Through our charity partnership with Live Ocean Foundation, we are excited to support them as they use their platform to help scale up Manta Watch New Zealands work.
With powerful wingspans of up to seven meters wide, these ocean wanderers dont let their enormous two-tonne frame weigh them down, gracefully flying across the Pacific. 
Read all about these magnificent ocean voyagers here // 
ETCHELLS SUCCESS AHEAD OF THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS | Doyle-powered Etchells have unsurprisingly seen success ahead of the Etchells World Championships in April, with Jose Fuentes's, Caramba winning their first event.
Forty-seven crews took to the race track on Biscayne Bay on a sunny Friday morning for three races. Caramba, with Doyle Sails expert Tony Rey onboard, had a tough start with a 15th in race one, only to go on to win the event.

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