HISTORY

History

Mr. C. Nihat Yenel, a highly experienced National and Olympic sailor who has raced in many classes including the Flying Dutchman, Finn and Dragon among many others, founded the Yenel Sails Loft in 1991. First located in Istanbul, he later on moved to Marmaris which is heart of the Marinas and sailing in Turkey.

Teaming up with another pioneer Mr. A. Levent Karabeyo─člu who is also a highly experienced sailor and succesfull businessman, who has also raced in Snipe, Dragon, Half Tonne, One Tonne, Mumm 30 and many other classes, they founded DOYLE SAILMAKERS TURKEY in Istanbul - Tuzla, which is the Turkish loft of the Worldwide famous sailmakers brand-DOYLE SAILMAKERS, founded by Robbie DOYLE. In 2011 Doyle Sailmakers had the oppurtunity to add Mr.Mehmet Karabeyoglu, a Pioneer in the yachting industry and a successful businessman to their team, which had an added more experience and far sighted point of view to Doyle Turkey.