Winning sailors know that when the boats are identical, sails become the major opportunity to gain a performance advantage.
Doyle Sails One Design utilizes a computational simulation environment to engineer sails that are faster out of the bag, easier to trim, and maintain their designed shape through a greater wind range.
ABOUT THIS LOFT
Doyle's well recognized One Design department is headed up by Jud Smith, 2006 Rolex Yachtman of the Year. Jud was born and raised in Marblehead, MA and learned to sail with his father, David Smith. Jud is the 2006 Etchells World's Champion, a former IOD World Champion, a two-time Mumm 30 World Champion,and the 2006 Rhodes 19 National Champion. Crewing for J70 Relative Obscurity at the 2017 Worlds, Jud now has 8 World Championship wins under his belt. Jud is also the 2015 J70 North American Champion, the 2010 Sonar North American Champion, on the winning team for the 2012 Sonar Worlds, as well as the 2008 Etchells North American Champion, the sixth time he has won the Etchells North Americans. He has won numerous other championships in other one-design classes. Jud was the mainsail trimmer on Stars and Stripes during Dennis Conner's 1995 America's Cup campaign. Smith has been a sailmaker for over 30 years and is regarded as one of the finest One-Design sailmakers in the world.