Please select your home edition
Edition
Doyle Sails 2020 - By Sailors For Sailors 728x90 TOP




Doyle Sails are joining forces with Spanish cable and rigging specialists Fabrica Workshop

by Danielle Burridge/Doyle Sails 22 Mar 20:55 PDT 23 March 2022
Doyle Sails announces high performance partnership with Spanish cable and rigging specialists Fabrica Workshop. © Doyle Sails

Doyle Sails is synonymous with high-performance Grand Prix campaigns and Superyachts, remaining at the forefront of innovation, design and technology, continually redefining sailing as we know it and today announced that they are joining forces with Spanish cable and rigging specialists Fabrica Workshop.

Throughout the partnership, engineers and rigging specialists from Doyle Sails and Fabrica Workshop will develop an exclusive range of dedicated products that integrate seamlessly into Doyle Sails Structured Luff and Stratis technology. The companies share similar performance, innovation and sustainability philosophies, offering a significant gain to new and existing Doyle Sails clients.

"I've known Alberto (Albi) and many of Fabrica Workshop guys for a long time as we have all raced with and against each other for years; they're world-class sailors and true experts in their field. We're partnering with a team that shares our same core philosophies - people, performance, innovation, and reliability. We have always said that Doyle Sails believes that having the best people will ultimately lead to our customers having the most advanced and refined product. We have significantly upped the firepower by collaborating our global Doyle team with the Fabrica team overnight.
 
"The constant development of our "Structured Luff" technology is still fascinating. In many codes, load sharing is an important aspect, and now the excitement around developing our new top-down furling system for fuller or low clewed race sails. This new system gives you the handling advantages top-down offers without losing the freedom of the "cableless" aspect, so you can still reap all its projection and load reduction benefits. It's massive, and we now have a proven and reliable system on the market.
 
"With this partnership, both Doyle Sails and Fabrica Workshop gain more knowledge, the very latest equipment and technology and a strong European based operation to really deliver a world-class product to our customers. I am very excited to be able to announce this fantastic partnership."

- Doyle Sails International CEO, Mike Sanderson
 

This collaboration allows Fabrica Workshop and Doyle Sails to strengthen the vital communication loop between sailors, sailmakers and riggers, driving the constant innovation that both companies have become renowned for. The on-water testing, expertise and analysis will allow Doyle Sails and Fabrica Workshop to provide one of the most seamless services available on the market. 

The exclusive Doyle Sails range will include state of the art top-down systems that suit custom furling units - explicitly built to enhance the Doyle Sails technology and deliver unmatched reliability and quality. The range also includes Luff Slings and bottom-up furling options.

Fabrica Workshop shares a similar ownership structure to Doyle Sails, owned and operated by well-known Grand Prix sailors and riggers including America's Cup veteran and world-renowned tactician Alberto (Albi) Barovier. Fabrica Workshop strengthens the Doyle Sails ethos, by sailors, for sailors.  

 
We are proud to partner with a company like Doyle Sails; their professional team face similar challenges to us every day, finding ways to make boats go faster. Working side by side with them means we can improve and deliver our customer the best products and integration available on the market.

Fabrica Workshop CEO, Alberto (Albi) Barovier
 

Greg Bennett, Fabrica Workshops Project Manager, continues, Sails and cables have traditionally been stand-alone products, but not anymore. Doyle Sails has pioneered the Structured Luff technology, which sees the load being shared between sail and sling or cable. Sails and cables must be designed together as a package to ensure correct load share, seamless integration and performance. Were excited to team up with Doyle Sails.

With a strategic location in Valencia, Spain, the Doyle x Fabrica partnership brings the highly sought simplicity and efficiency for all customers with dedicated project management, in house designers and engineers, and sailors. 

 
  

 ABOUT DOYLE SAILS // As sailors, our obsession with sailing connects us to the water. The water is our playground, a sanctuary where we seek enjoyment, a competitive playing field where we race as competitors; its sometimes our home and always a place that unlocks our sense of adventure wherever that adventure might take us. 

Behind every adventure is a Doyle sailor who shares this same obsession as you. We put your journey at the heart of what we do to deliver the ultimate enjoyment and performance, powering our constant need to push the boundaries in sail design and innovation and reimagine sailing.

We are your experts, from dinghies, club racers and cruising yachts through to Grand Prix campaigns and Superyachts. Meet our team here.

ABOUT FABRICA WORKSHOP// Fabrica Workshop allows us to express our creativity and apply it to our sport. Born from a client and sailor perspective, we understand our role in making a boat competitive. Time on the water is essential; we hope to learn as much with you to carry into the next event. We are always looking for an edge on the racetrack, whether for performance, cost, or sustainability. By working with Fabrica Workshop, you will get results on the water. Visit us here.

 

 

  
Facebook
Instagram
YouTube
Website
Copyright © 2021 Doyle Sails International, All rights reserved.

Press Enquiries // communications@doylesails.com


Related Articles

Doyle Sails partner with Langford and Gilmour
Doyle Sails International has announced a powerhouse partnership with Seagull Sails Doyle Sails International has announced a powerhouse partnership with Seagull Sails, owned and operated by world-renowned, professional sailors Kyle Langford and David Gilmour. Posted on 9 Jun
Doyle Sails helps keep old sails out of landfill
What happens to a sail at the end of its life, has been a problem Doyle Sails has been working to so Doyle Sails partners with Sail to Shelter, a not for profit organization headed by Angela Abshier, set up entirely to upcycle retired sails by converting them into shade and shelter for humanitarian aid organisations to support crises around the world. Posted on 2 Jun
Doyle Sails powering Akarana's Sailing Academy
Having Doyle Sails will ensure the sailors have the best equipment on the water Thanks to the ongoing support of Doyle Sails, the Akarana Sailing Academy upgraded the sail wardrobe for the Green and Race Optimist fleets. Having Doyle Sails will ensure the sailors have the best equipment on the water, with a winning advantage. Posted on 3 May
Doyle Sails News: Sail GP Final..Infiniti 52 trial
Fabrica Workshop partnership..SailGP Final..Live Ocean gear bags..St Barth's Bucket Regatta. Latest news from Doyle Sails - April 2022 - Fabrica Workshop partnership..SailGP Final..Live Ocean gear bags..St Barth's Bucket Regatta.. Doyle Sails Rigging..Infiniti 52 fast straight out of the box..Full carbon 117ft pilot cutter - and more Posted on 26 Apr
Doyle Sails: What's new at Doyle Sails - Mar 2022
Doyle Sails scoop the major prizes in the recent Caribbean 600 regatta and other news Doyle powered Argo won Multihull Line Honours in the Caribbean 600 and set a new Multihull Race Record, Doyle sails also powered the first two boats on Line Honours and a third winning the Overall trophy. Posted on 17 Mar
Olympic Gold Medalist joins Doyle Sails Palma
Antoine Thullier and Jordi Calafat have joined Doyle Sail's international team at Palma Doyle Sails continues to expand internationally with two high-profile sailors, including and Olympic Gold medalist have joined the international team at Doyle Sails Palma loft. Posted on 21 Feb
Doyle Sails & Live Ocean - 'A Circular Story'
Doyle Sails introduce the limited-edition Doyle Sails x Live Ocean - 'A Circular Story' range or After considerable hard work and dedication to create a circular story for Doyle Sails, we're proud to introduce the limited-edition Doyle Sails x Live Ocean - A Circular Story luggage range. Posted on 30 Nov 2021
Doyle Sails: Burling and Hansen on things SailGP
Doyle Sails is the official supplier to the SailGP league, an official partner of the New Zealand Sa After many years with a focus on sustainability, Doyle Sails partnership with the New Zealand SailGP Team allows Doyles to continue to make the best environmental, social and economic decisions across the business. Posted on 11 Nov 2021
Doyle Sails: Making it personal - Stu Bannaytne
Stu Bannatyne on how SS foiling technology and Doyle Structureless Luff combine in a new project Thirty years of racking up ocean racing titles plus high-level engineering expertise gave Stu Bannatyne the perfect grounding to help create and refine two of the most important sailing innovations of the current era. Posted on 7 Nov 2021
Doyle Sails 2020 - Cruising Confidence 728x90 BOTTOMDoyle Sails 2020 - Built for Adventure 728x90 BOTTOMDoyle Sails 2020 - Redefining Boundaries 728x90 BOTTOM