Having recently retired as Captain of the 122’ SY Ghost and prior to that, SY Velsheda, the 130’ J Class yacht, Simon Lacey is well known and respected in the Superyacht industry.
Simon now joins Doyle Sails International as a key staff member. Based from the Doyle loft at Shamrock Quay, he will be responsible for both design and production of major superyacht projects.
Before he took to the sea as Captain, Simon had undertaken all the development work for a number of major projects, including wind tunnel testing and sailcloth development. His experience racing high performance superyachts and completing numerous ocean deliveries gives him a unique knowledge of sail performance requirements in these large yachts.
His role will include supporting Doyle overseas lofts with major sail design projects in addition to sales and marketing coordination worldwide.