After 41 years serving racing and cruising sailors throughout the Northeast, the largest sail loft on Long Island is changing from Doyle Sails Huntington to OneSails North Atlantic. Over these years, Mark Washeim, President of the loft, has become a fixture on the East Coast sailmaking scene and established a very large base of loyal customers.

Mark Washeim, President, OneSails, North Atlantic

“Combining technology with craft and customer service has always been a primary goal of our loft,” said Washeim. “This partnership with OneSails opens a new chapter where we get to take these attributes to the next level. It will mean better products and really, an improved vision into the future of sailing for our customers.”

OneSails is a global network that includes independent sail lofts all over the world. The sails are made in Italy through an innovative technology model and customer service is provided by local networks represented by top-level professional sailmakers. OneSails boasts more than 40 years of experience in design and technology for the construction of high performance sails. They employ their technology and know how to sails for world championship-winning Optimists to superyachts, and everything in between.

Respect for the environment is one of the OneSails’ main priorities, thus maintaining a concrete focus on growing environmental issues. This ecological commitment is aimed at the recovery of used sails, the progressive expansion of the recovery cycle, and recycling of selective materials. To learn more about this exciting news, email Washeim at or visit ■

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