The Team

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Stu Bannatyne

Grand Prix Race Sales & Projects

For those in the sailing world Stuart’s reputation and experience mean he needs little introduction. Named New Zealand Yachtsman of the Year in 2009 he has participated in and won some of the world’s most prolific and challenging offshore races including seven Volvo Ocean Races, with three wins, eight Fastnet races, three Transpacs, 11 Sydney Hobarts, working as tactician on several high profile race programmes and with significant racing experience on the smallest through to the biggest yachts. 

With a background in engineering coupled with his huge wealth of experience on the water Stu provides expert rounded advice and support to Doyle Sails New Zealand’s customer base, helping them to get the best return on their racing campaigns.