Contender
Sailcloth

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Contender Sailcloth

Worldwide sailcloth technology for every yachtsman and his sailmaker.

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Wovens

Spinnaker

Laminates

Manufacturing Supplies

Industrial Fabrics

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Team

Our Team

Quality of all of our fabrics is guaranteed by the way in which we control and monitor our integrated production process – from spinning the yarn to weaving and finishing. Our years of experience in the sailcloth and sailmaking industries, combined with this seemingly “old fashioned” dedication and attention to detail enables us to guarantee the quality of our products, and the global service we proudly provide to our customers.

Our Global Team

Please feel free to get in touch with one of our team members. Contender is represented with office’s and agencies in ten countries.

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Guus Bierman

Founder

Max de Bruin

Netherlands

Roeland Wentholt

Netherlands

Duncan Skinner

United States

Silvio Santoni

Italy

Alastair Shires

United Kingdom

Tim Pearse

United Kingdom

Richard Knibbs

United Kingdom

Georg Barwick

Germany

Dan Bauermeister

Germany

Otto-Amadeus Jandl

Germany

Marten Jenner

Sweden

Gaëtan Le Guil

France

Salva Bagunya

Spain

Steven de Bruin

Netherlands

Jan Scholten

Australia

Joris Meijboom

Australia

Lisa Gilbert

United States

Greg Jarvis

United States

Tom Evans

United States

Alastair Robertson

New Zealand

Cristian Mercati

Italy

Jochem-Bart Haakman

The Netherlands

Offices around the world