News New team members for Doyle Australia

23 Jul 2016

The Doyle Australia team continues to grow, with three recent additions.

Doyle Sydney has appointed Scott Francis as Senior Sailmaker and Sales, Race Boat Division, and Julie Burke as Marine Trimmer and Sailmaker. Doyle Victoria has welcomed Mark Rimington as Senior Sailmaker and One Design Specialist. All three brings huge amounts of expertise to the team. 


Julie, Mark and Scott (l to r)

Scott began sailmaking in 2004  and is an experienced sail trimmer Scott who races regularly and accolades include winning the Sydney to Hobart 2013, Swan European Champion, Farr 40 World Champion, second in the X35 Champs and two times winner of the CYCA Blue Water Pointscore. He is currently campaigning the TP52 Celestial

Julie will lead the Doyle Sydney covers and trimming department and heads the Dinghy Division. An experienced sailor Julie enjoys all forms of yachting, from dinghies to offshore racing.

Mark has over 40 years sailmaking experience and has sailed in several one design classes with top placings in many state and national titles including winning an Australian Etchell title and a Flying Fifteen World Championship. He has also had success building winning sails for multiple national and world champions in a broad range of one-design classes and offshore races. Mark has been involved with the Couta boat class since 2003 with his designs going on to win 23 state and national titles.