Our Crew

Exceptional Quality Starts with Exceptional People

Getting the perfect sail begins with the people who make it. At Precision Sails, our goal is to work alongside you to design and make the best sail possible for your boat. Just like any professional team, ours is built from talented and passionate people who bring their all to deliver amazing results.

At Precision Sails, our team is your team.

Darryl Hodgson

CEO | Lead Designer

Darryl has been supporting sailors worldwide for over a decade, as a dedicated Coast Guard, a passionate sailor and now the Lead Sail Designer and CEO at Precision Sail Loft.

Ron McInnis

Director of Sales | Marketing

Ron grew up sailing Hobie cats in Ontario to windsurfing in BC and joined the Precision Sails team in 2015. As a powerhouse of ideas, Ron is always happy to share detailed insight into sailing resources.

James Brown

Sail Consultant | Sales

James has worked in the Marine industry for the last 10 years and enjoys exploring hidden coves along BC’s coast, sharing stories with customers, and helping them choose a sail that best fits their needs.

Scott Pawletzki

Sail Consultant | Sales

Scott hails from Kitchener where he spent the summers with his family on a Catalina 27 on Lake Ontario. An East Coast pizza enthusiast and amateur bodybuilder, Scott also loves helping sailors find their dream sail that perfectly suits their needs. 

Andreas Zobolas

Design Team Director | Lead Designer

Andreas grew up sailing and fishing to culinary schooling in Greece, graphic designing in Chicago, and now oversees the smooth sailing of the design department at Precision Sails.

Jeremy Roszmann

Sail Designer

For Jeremy, sail design is the perfect amalgamation of solving puzzles and balancing nuanced aerodynamics. When not immersed in sail design theory textbooks, he can be found singing opera and appreciating quality scotch.

Zach Springer

Sail Designer

An expert in quality control, Zach grew up in a landlocked part of Canada and found his love for sailing in the lakes of Saskatchewan and Alberta before relocating to Vancouver Island.

Graeme Ede

Sail Designer

Graeme grew up on the West Coast spending time at his family’s cabin on Pender Island. Graeme brings his technical prowess to the team where he also enjoys sailing 420 Dinghys and Lasers.

Sail Designer Steve Geddes

Steve Geddes

Sail Designer

Steve grew up on the prairies before moving out to BC. He enjoys the alternatives that Vancouver Island has to offer and believes Sail Design goes hand in hand with the West Coast experience.

Sandra Pettinger

Office Manager | Payments

A lifelong Sidney resident and a dedicated Office Manager at Precision Sails, Sandra is passionate about her community where she grew up fishing with her dad in the waters of the Saanich inlet and Sansum narrows.

Mike Herring

Measurements and Warranties

Mike is the sail design and quality assurance coordinator at Precision  Sails where he helps our sailors maximize their sailing potential as they steer clear of the doldrums and stay on the right tack.

Tony Bruce

Shipping and Logistics

Tony grew up in Brockville Ontario “Home of the Thousand Islands” and moved to Victoria 25 years ago. With 15 years experience in the logistics business, Tony is your go-to for all things shipping.

Richard Bulgin

Production Manager | Loft Supervisor

Richard grew up in Scotland yet spent nearly every summer of his life sailing with friends and family in the waters of beautiful BC. From Hong Kong, Richard brings his 20 years of sailmaking expertise to Precision Sails.

Trevor Parks

Production Team | Loft Supervisor

Trevor’s in charge of organising production, and keeps the loft running smoothly. When he’s not busy helping sailors, he can be found camping in the beautiful wilderness around the south island.

Gillian Hodgson

Production Team | Loft Supervisor

A Registered Nurse for the past 15 years, Gillian enjoys working with young families as much as she loves being out on the West Coast waters. Today she is excited to be part of Precision Sails as liaison between the sail lofts and our team.

Jeremy Reaume

Director of Marketing | Logistics

Jeremy grew up in Lagos Nigeria and spent many hours on the water cruising the coast and up rivers into remote villages. An expert content and media developer, Jeremy is also an avid explorer on the lookout for his next adventure.

Elem Shalit

IT | System Management

Elem has a diverse background in IT, having worked for a wide range of companies. In his free time Elem loves surfing, exploring the coast of Vancouver Island and fiddling with his 3D printer daily.

Dallas Brooks

IT | Software Development

Dallas was born and raised on Southern Vancouver Island. He specializes in databases and operating systems. He has a passion for technology, golf, and problem solving.

Our Partners

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