As the head designer at Doyle sails UK , Quinny’s vast knowledge and unrivaled experience on yacht sails is key to Doyle Uk's engineering and design excellence. Being part of the design team for the Doyle world wide group Quinny project manages and has hands on experience with every sail produced in Doyle UK. Prior to taking on Doyle sails UK he was the head of Superyacht design and engineering at Doyle NZ and was involved with several leading European sailmakers in both design and engineering. His experience over 21 years has helped make Doyle the leading choice of Superyacht sails with a growing reputation in the Grandprix and racing markets. Quinny is undoubtedly one of the most well know personalities within the sailmaking industry and a offers unique design experience.
Team coordinator and head designer. Oversees and coordinates design team activities, R&D efforts and sign off on final designs. Involved in sailmaking for 20 years. Winner Whitbread Race and America's Cup (sail coordinator and sail design team for both projects). Designer for many one design and maxi yacht programmes having won many of the biggest offshore and local events.
Doyle have once again been first in leading sail design software. For 2 years now Doyle have been utilizing the world leading sail design software "Sailpak", which has the ability to 3 dimensionally model any sail at the actual flying shape onboard the boat, and combined with various sail combinations and settings. The next generation in saildesign is now available when purchasing sails from Doyle NZ. With Sailpack-Viewer the Doyle sail designer can create a single file (PPK) with all the sails and rig together in an active 3D view. The customer will be able to see, from any point of view and with multiple options of rendering (geometry, mould aspect, paneling and/or full description with finishing details), his/her personally designed sail.