Elusive and ever-changing, the sea has always fascinated man. With the help of the wind, and driven by a desire to explore and escape, the greatest sailors began adventuring on it.
This passion is what today unites all those who sail yachts and dinghies.
Our goal is to innovate every single day, creating simple yet intuitive products to take some of the difficulty out of sailing. We want to make the sport accessible to as many people as possible, helping them to get out on monohulls, multihulls, dinghies and sailboards.
It’s at Hendaye on the Basque coast, toes swirling in the water of the world’s biggest open-space office, that our teams of engineers, designers, prototypists and modellers create the products of tomorrow. They work closely with users and listen carefully to feedback.
Sailing sports video
Meet the team and go behind the scenes of our sailing-sports design process
Our goal is to innovate so that
the greatest possible number of
people can enjoy sailing.
Sailing sports: powered by wind,
driven by a desire for exploration and escape
a site ‘Designed by Water’
Surrounded by water and just a hop, skip and a jump from Spain, our global
design centre is located in a historic place, which
once was home to the old market in the fishing port of Hendaye.
Being set right on the water’s edge makes it easy to test products
out in open water. Every day, the bay is transformed into a
veritable open-air laboratory.
Behind the scenes
of our design process
Sailing design team - Selection of colours
Sailing design team - Verification of the prototype
Sailing design team - Product test - Logo positioning
Sailing design team - Creating a colour range for Izeber
Sailing design team - Weekly debriefing
Sailing design team - Last prototype approval
Sailing team - Product test
Sailing design team - Debriefing on replacement on old Izeber vest with new version
Sailing design team - Izeber prototyping
Izeber sailing team - Prototype verification
Izeber product test