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The Doyle brand stands for global leadership in high performance sails as well as having a reputation for being proven innovators in sail technology. Everything we do starts with our clients and our mission to provide sailors around the world with quality sails and unparalleled personal service. No other sailmaker works as hard to satisfy the unique needs of every client and project.

Doyle Sails is extremely proud of their longstanding collaboration with Alex Thomson Racing as the official sail supplier since 2009.

100% built by sailors for sailors

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Gleistein Ropes is one of the world’s leading rope manufacturers. Founded in 1824 as a supplier for the vast north German shipping industry, the Gleistein group today provides premium solutions across a broad range of sectors.


In addition to servicing the top class yacht racing market and meeting the needs of the super yacht industry, Gleistein also services both the commercial and recreational marine markets, as well as catering to diverse industrial applications.

With a strong focus on performance, reliability and durability, the company is recognised across the globe for its advanced textile rope production capabilities and innovative finishing technologies. As well as manufacturing a diverse spectrum of synthetic fibre ropes types, Gleistein also provides tailor made solutions for any specific application.

Gleistein is Official Rope Supplier of Alex Thomson Racing.

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Founded in 2004, Oceanvolt is a leading manufacturer of clean electric power and propulsion systems for boats.

Oceanvolt offers clean, safe, reliable and state-of-the-art electric motors, which promote sustainability.

Headquartered in Vantaa, Finland, Oceanvolt has received numerous awards for its innovative systems, including a 2017 DAME Award (machinery, propulsion, mechanical and electrical systems and fittings), 2016 and 2013 Pittman Innovation Awards and a 2012 Clean Design Award.

Official Supplier of the Electric Propulsion System and Batteries to Alex Thomson Racing, Oceanvolt’s cutting edge electric motor technology and batteries will be featured in the new HUGO BOSS IMOCA 60 race boat, launching in summer 2019.

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Rich Energy is a premium British energy drink.

Both a stand-alone energy drink - fuelling extreme athletes - and a peerless mixer, Rich Energy boasts a clean, crisp and refreshing taste. Made with pure Alpine mineral water and luxury ingredients, Rich Energy takes the energy drink sector to a new level of excellence.

Rich Energy is Official Energy Drink Supplier to Alex Thomson Racing, a partnership perfectly aligned in its commitment to innovation, high performance and endurance.

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Founded in 2000, Dream Yacht Charter is a world leader in yacht chartering.

Operating more than 1,000 boats, in more than 50 locations internationally, Dream Yacht Charter offers the largest and most diverse fleet - in terms of model and manufacturer - in the world.

Offering bareboat, crewed and by-the-cabin charters, Dream Yacht Charter also offers the widest range of destinations, from the pink sands of the Caribbean and the tranquil waters of the Maldives, through to the beautiful islands of the Mediterranean.

Dream Yacht Charter is proud to be an Official Supplier to Alex Thomson Racing.

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Alex Thomson Racing today added Exposure Lights to the list of specialist suppliers that it will partner with in the lead up to the 2020-21 Vendée Globe.

As Preferred Supplier of torches, Exposure will equip the Alex Thomson Racing team with a complete range of LED spot lights, MOB torches and head torches for use in training and testing, as well as during offshore races including the double-handed Transat Jacques Vabre in 2019 and the Transat New York to Vendée race in 2020.

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Base Camp Food has the UK’s widest range of lightweight meals, designed for all outdoor adventures.
They are delighted to be working with Real Turmat to support Alex Thomson Racing.

Real Turmat believe good food is made with patience. Every supplier is handpicked and the origin of every ingredient is known. Perfect cooking, combined with advanced freeze drying processes mean taste, energy and nutrition are locked inside each and every meal.

Helping people all over the world go further, Base Camp Food and Real Turmat are very proud to be a Preferred Supplier to Alex Thomson Racing.

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UBI MAIOR ITALIA designs and produces first-class sailing deck equipment according to exceptionally high quality standards. The company combines the newest production techniques with time-tested traditions, and the experience of highly skilled professionals who have made their passion for sailing into a life’s work.

UBI aims to design and manufacture highly functional elements, which ensure the easy management and optimal performance of the boat, thanks to the reliability and long lasting quality of products. For this reason all of UBI’s products are manufactured by the mechanical processing of only the highest grade structural materials.

UBI MAIOR ITALIA is proud to be Preferred Supplier to Alex Thomson Racing.

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Created in 2004 by Marin Clausin, Karver Systems specialise in deck hardware. Headquartered in Honfleur, France but with a network worldwide, the business has developed a reputation for its commitment to technological performance and use of robust, ultra-resistant materials.

Through its products - including a high quality furler range, recognised for its advanced performance capabilities – Karver Systems combines simple and efficient technology with sleek design. Karver works alongside a variety of clients across the cruising, super yacht and racing industries.

As a result, major races such as the Vendée Globe, La Route du Rhum and The America’s Cup are marked within the company’s DNA.

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Raymarine is a FLIR Systems brand. Founded in 1978, FLIR Systems is a world-leading industrial technology company focused on intelligent sensing solutions for defense, industrial, and commercial applications. FLIR Systems’ vision is to be “The World’s Sixth Sense,” creating technologies to help professionals make more informed decisions that save lives and livelihoods.

Raymarine products are engineered to deliver the very best in visual navigation information and with a legacy of marine navigation technology spanning over 80 years, Raymarine products are renowned today for their ease-of-use, rugged design, and reliability. We are constantly innovating to deliver best-in-class sensors and intelligent navigation systems - making your time on the water safer and fun.
 

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Gochermann Solar Technology is a manufacturer of custom solar arrays with very special features required in solar race events such as the Australian World Solar Challenge and other events around the globe, powering cars, boats and airplanes. The company’s lightweight solar arrays meet and exceed all requirements with respect to optical, mechanical, and electrical properties.

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In just six years, Highfield Boats has become the world’s number one aluminium hulled RIB manufacturer. Established in 2011, Highfield Boats has developed into worldwide boat builder with a complete line of rigid-inflatable hull boats (RIBs). Highfield now offers small tenders from 2.4m, all the way up to a full line of heavy-duty RIBs at home on any ocean. With dealers and distributors in 38 countries, Highfield Boats has become the top choice worldwide for families, yacht clubs, even international mariners.
Highfield rigid hull inflatable boats (RIBs), featuring exclusive powder-coated aluminium hulls, can trace their design heritage to the Australian line of Swift Boats. Developed to handle the tough conditions found along the Great Barrier Reef, Swift rigid-hull inflatable boats are renowned for their durability and performance.
Highfield is committed to providing you with well designed, professionally built boats distributed via a network of professionals at very affordable prices

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Survitec is a global leader in survival and safety solutions to the marine, defence, aviation and Energy markets.  Across its 160-year history, Survitec has remained at the forefront of innovation, design and application engineering and is the trusted name when it comes to critical safety and survival solutions. Crewsaver is a world-leading design house and manufacturer of marine safety equipment and clothing, most commonly known for its award winning lifejacket designs and ground breaking technologies for the commercial and leisure marine, defence & energy industries.  Champions of the #LifejacketSafe campaign Crewsaver is the only company to hold an exclusive contract to supply lifejackets to the UK government’s Environment Agency, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) & Société Nationale de Sauvetage en Mer (SNSM).  

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Whether pushing the boundaries on the forefront of innovation, defying expectations in design and technology in water sport apparel or kicking back after the race and watching the sunset, Zhik is never far from the water. Zhik challenges the status quo, identifies problems, and finds breakthrough solutions to continually set the benchmark. Tested and proven, Zhik gear is the choice of Olympic and world champions around the globe. 
Zhik started through the need for innovation in the dinghy sailing market post Athens Olympics 2004. After building a reputation as the industry leader in the dinghy classes, Zhik set about revolutionising yachting gear for racing sports boats and offshore yachting, which culminated in winning its first entry into the 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race with Dongfeng Race Team. Zhik has always innovated and is expanding on its research and development with new projects in material science likely to change many facets of performance apparel including eco-friendly alternatives for a more sustainable future. Zhik is now growing to include new technical products that will appeal in a larger set of outdoor and marine applications.

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