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Vaughan Prentice

Brisbane, Australia

Vaughan started his sailmaking apprenticeship in Auckland in 1986, where he was fortunate to learn the classic tricks of the trade for both Whitbread around the world teams, and America’s cup teams of that era, learning modern and valuable skills in sail manufacturing and design.

One design racing has always been his real passion as he started at a young age in Laser’s , 470 , OK dinghy’s. Now he spends most of his time in the Etchells, Farr 40’s and IRC racing divisions. He is currently one of the original crew members of Peter Harburg’s Black Jack racing team.
Vaughan joined the North Sails Australia group in 2001 and is currently manager and salesman of the Brisbane loft.

Home Loft

Brisbane, Australia
1/264 Tingal Rd
Wynnum, Queensland 4178

Weekdays
08:00 – 17:00