The Team

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Justin Ferris

Sales | Racing Technology | Design

A renowned helmsman and trimmer, Justin has been involved with three Volvo Ocean Races, racing with Pirates of the Caribbean and Puma Ocean Racing as well as being involved with some of the world’s top racing programmes including Wild Oats XI, Speedboat, Rambler and Konica Minolta.

Justin began his sail-making career in the Bay of Islands in 1991 under the guidance of Simon Willis, and completed his sail-making apprenticeship before heading off to work in the US. On his return in 1999 Justin started what has led to a long relationship with Doyle Sails NZ, as well as working on VOR projects.

Justin brings over 20 years of practical sail-making and sail-design experience as well as a wealth of top flight racing experience to provide the technical and practical knowledge needed to produce winning results. Justin is also involved with the management of Doyle’s grand prix projects and special projects and the retail side of the business.