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Currently there are no positions available at our other locations other than listed below. However, if you are interested in applying for a future opportunity, please submit your resumé, cover letter and salary expectations. All submissions will be evaluated, and interviews will be conducted for those applicants who most strongly fit our needs. If you are not contacted for an interview, your resumé will remain on file and active for available positions for a period of one year.

Email: info@doylesails.com


Doyle Sails, a global leader in sailmaking, is expanding and looking to add highly motivated individuals to our team in Salem, Massachusetts. We design, engineer and build sails for all sizes of boats from one-designs to the world’s most iconic superyachts.

Doyle Sails is looking for sailmakers, CNC machine operators and customer service representatives. A passion for sailing is beneficial, but not required. More importantly, we are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a focus on detail, quality and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment. Specific experience is not required apart from a strong work ethic, willingness to learn and a commitment to quality.

Our customers are highly demanding, and we strive to exceed their expectations. Successful candidates have come from a variety of backgrounds including, carpentry, textiles, engineering, marketing, office management and passionate sailors willing to share their knowledge with customers.

Centrally located in Salem, Doyle Sails offers competitive wages commensurate with abilities plus health and dental.

Please send a resume and cover letter to careers@doylesails.com.


Looking for enthusiastic hard-working sailmakers to join our fast-growing team!

Please email your cover letter and CV to:

Chris Nicholson - chris.nicholson@doylesails.com


Doyle Sails Qingdao is looking for a Design Assistant and Customer Service Manager.

Primarily the role would be liaising with Doyle sailmakers and designers. There would be some retail customer work as well.

  • Liaise between Doyle sailmakers and designers to ensure accuracy of pre-design data
  • Follow through production checking to ensure all details are as per spec
  • Assist with final quality control checking before dispatch
  • Possibility of sail design
  • Attend local and regional regattas
  • Remuneration package based on experience and capabilities

 The job will be in Qingdao, China which was host to the 2008 Sailing Olympics. A few years ago, Qingdao was voted the most liveable city in China and has recently had a $8 billion USD face-lift for the recent SCO Summit meetings. Qingdao is a very modern and enjoyable city to live in.

Interested applicants can contact John or Mark on below:

John Hearne john@doylesails.cn +86 187 6629 9471

Mark Fullerton mark@doylesails.cn +86 135 7386 5055


Looking for enthusiastic hard-working people to join our fast-growing team! The following positions are available:

  • Senior Sailmaker
  • Junior Sailmaker
  • Sail Washer

Please email your cover letter and cv to:

Phill Maxwell - pmaxwell@doylesails.com


We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking sailmaker to join our team.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to join one of the World's leading sailmakers and at an exciting time of growth for the Doyle group and the Doyle UK loft.

The Doyle Sails Solent loft offers a great working environment. The loft itself is a modern 1000sqm facility with raised floor, rotating sewing pits and plenty of space to work on a wide range of interesting projects both big and small. The loft is located in Universal Marina on the stunning River Hamble and in the middle of the Solent sailing community. And we are a small, friendly and professional team who work closely to make our loft a rewarding and enjoyable place to work.

We are ideally looking for a candidate with sailmaking experience and someone who already enjoys their sailing, however, in our search for the right person to join our team we will be interested to hear from all levels of experience and are able to provide training from some of the best sailmakers in the business. As such the remuneration package will be considered on a case by case basis.

Our sailmakers have the opportunity to learn all areas of sail making and this will, on occasion, also include duties such as helping customers, pick-up and drop-off of sails and fitting sails.

Location: Universal Marina, Sarisbury Green, Southampton

To Apply:
Please send your CV and covering letter directly to Doyle Sails Solent: sails@doylesails.co.uk


Doyle Sails Newport is on the lookout for sailmakers, sail representatives, service manager and an office manager.

Newport, Rhode Island is one of the primary hubs in American sailing, with Alex Clegg, Rob MacMillan, and Dave MacMillan joining established Tony Rey at the new Doyle Sails facility located at 23 Johnny Cake Hill Road, Middletown, RI 02842.

We're looking for practical-minded and motivated individuals who have a good understanding of sailmaking and sail handling systems.

The following positions are available:

  • Sailmakers
  • Sales Representatives
  • Service Manager
  • Office Manager

For a career with opportunity for advancement, get in touch with David MacMillan - david.macmillan@doylesails.com


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