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Advantage Sails

Welcome to the website of Advantage Sails.

We are based in Brightlingsea Essex and with over 20 years sail and cover making experience producing high quality, durable products, we offer a wide range of services.

This website has been designed to give a brief overview of Advantage Sails and what we do.

Sail Making

Mark started sail making at Dolphin Sails in 1986 leaving to work in Turkey for Sunsail as a Sailmaker and Watersports Instructor. Returning to England Mark worked as loft manager for Holt/Cranfield Sails in Burnham on Crouch. He then went off to work as the loft manager for Doyle Sails in Barbados in 1994. Mark returned to England in 1996 and went back to Dolphin Sails leaving in 2004 to start Advantage Sails.

Mark's Sailing Background

From a young age Mark started sailing with his Father. Mark's racing career started in Mirror Dinghies and soon progressed to his first Catamaran. Crewing for many top sailors Mark has raced at national, international and Olympic sailing events. Winning at national and international levels Mark's high points are the Worrell 1000 Long distance race and winning the Archipelago Raid in 2004. Competing in many other classes and events such as Mount Gay Regatta in Barbados, Cowes Week and the North American nationals to name but a few.