Production

TAJ  

Tage Jensen
Production Manager
Phone: +45 73 62 48 26
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As a sailor and educated a machine technician Tage knows about the hardware in sailing yachts. He previously used to run his own yard and he is the man behind yachts like Matcher 31, Match28 and the oneoff JJ 930. The last one he raced to an overall victory in the Fyn Rundt in 1988 and again in 1993 he won in his Matcher 31. Tage also used to work with X-Yachts in construction and development and he has gained managing experience from his time as Technical Manager at a big machine construction plant.

CAL  

Carsten Lund
Works Manager - EPEX
Phone: +45 73 62 48 18
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Except for two years where Carsten worked with X-Yachts he has been with Elvstrøm Sails since 1993. On his return from X-Yachts in February 2008 Carsten was put in charge of the EPEX-project and since then he has remained in that position. Carstens previous experiences with Elvstrøm Sails includes both sailmaking and claims handling. When off duty Carsten is a dedicated footballer. Not only is he the man in black and blowing the whistle on the local football pitches, he also coaches the boys in the local football club.

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Steffen Britsch Schultz
Production Technician
Phone: +45 73 33 44 01
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A keen sailor and an educated sailmaker Steffen has been with Elvstrøm Sails since 2003 and he is keeping an experienced eye on every single sail. As if his work did not keep him busy enough he is also attending two brass bands in his spare time playing trombone.

Andre Knaub  

Andre Knaub
Production staff

Andre has been with Elvstrøm Sails since 2007 and he prepares and operates the EPEX-machines.

Andre Knaub  

Andrea Nielsen
Production staff

Educated in banking Andrea has been working with Elvstrøm Sails since 2010.

Bothilde Jørgensen  

Bothilde Jørgensen
Production staff

Bothilde is working the needles and has been doing that since 2006. She highly appreciates the good athmosphere with her colleagues with whom she is having a good time. Being a soprano Bothilde takes the high C in her choir when off duty.

Britta Paulsen  

Britta Paulsen
Production staff

Having joined the team at Elvstrøm Sails in 2008 Britta is attaching foil to the sails besides cutting, sewing and gluing.

Carsten Richards  

Carsten Richards
Production staff

With Elvstrøm Sails since 2010 Carsten is working with our innovative EPEX production. Even though not a sailor Carsten is still attracted by water when he goes fishing at sea.

Glenn Sievo Hartung  

Glenn Sievo Hartung
Sailmaker

Glenn has been working with Elvstrøm Sails since 2009. Glenn started working in the EPEX production hall and like many of his colleagues Glenn also loves sailing and he’s bought his own boat, a Varianta K4, an old Dehler construction from 1968. Glenn likes cruising with his boat and intends to start racing.

Hanne Christensen  

Hanne Christensen
Production staff

Hanne has been working with a needle as long as she remembers, and since 1997 Elvstrøm Sails has had the pleasure of leaving sails in the hands of Hanne. Hanne loves sport and has previously played both handball and soccer, as well as having taken responsibility as a scout leader.

Heiko Ahrens  

Heiko Ahrens
Production staff

Heiko has been with Elvstrøm Sails since 2007. As if he had not seen sails enough during his working hours sails are also a part of his spare time when Heiko goes windsurfing as much as possible.

Henry Nicolaisen  

Henry Nicolaisen
Production staff

Henry is the handyman among the staff and has been with Elvstrøm Sails since1998. Previously he used to sail Mascot 910, so also for Henry goes that his hobby became his job.

Huong Thi Doan  

Huong Thi Doan
Production staff

Huong Thi, who makes reinforcements and sews the spinnakers, has been with Elvstrøm Sails since 1988.

Inger Bjørn Christensen  

Inger Bjørn Christensen
Production staff

Educated in needlecraft Inger knows how to handle a sewingmachine and Elvstrøm Sails has now benefitted from her skills and expertise since 1997. Inger likes working in the creative environment at the sail loft in Aabenraa and is thrilled by the challenge of making a top-of-the-line product every day.

Jacob_Jonsen  

Jacob Jonsen
Sailmaker Apprentice

Jacob has been with Elvstrøm Sails since 2010. Jacob is a dedicated H-boat sailor that likes to share his experiences with the young optimist-sailors in his local sailing club at Hejlsminde, where he works as an optimist-instructor.

Jonas_Jensen  

Jonas Jensen
Sailmaker Apprentice

Jonas has been with Elvstrøm Sails since 2010. He loves the life at sea and has therefore made a Greta Dane 28 his home since the summer of 2011. As he says, it’s cheaper than renting a room in a student hostel. He also takes her cruising now and then and when he goes racing he joins colleagues from Elvstrøm Sails in their boats..

Jonas_Jensen  

Jytte Petersen
Production Staff

Jytte has been with Elvstrøm Sails since 1994 and she handles the sewing machines and different kinds of sails.

Karin Moldt Hansen  

Karin Moldt Hansen
Production staff

Since 1985 Elvstrøm Sails has benefitted from Karins skills in sewing, gluing and cutting. Dealing with sails during her working day Karin doesn't feel a need to look at sails in her spare time too, so she takes her family camping in Denmark instead.

Kelvin Victor Alcantra  

Kelvin Victor Alcantra
Production staff

Kelvin services the EPEX-sails and he knows Elvstrøm Sails from Malaysia where he spent three years with us before moving to Denmark and Aabenraa. In total Kelvin has been with the company since 2001, and from time to time he goes sailing with some of his colleagues.

Ken Brown  

Ken Brown
Production staff

With Elvstrøm Sails since 1994 Ken is today, among other things, laminating the EPEX-sails. Ken, who previously used to instruct the German army in sailing techniques, loves the daily challenge in finding new solutions.

Kerstin_Lasch  

Kerstin Lasch
Sailmaker

In 2005 Elvstrøm Sails took advantage of Kerstins decision to skip her previous career as a medical secretary, fortunately she still knows how to handle a needle only today there’s no patients.

Kim Petersen Lock  

Kim Petersen Lock
Production Staff

Kim has been with Elvstrøm Sails since 2010 and he handles the complex and innovative EPEX machine.

Lien Thi Doan  

Lien Thi Doan
Production staff

Lien Thi has been with Elvstrøm Sails since 1996 and among other things she sews spinnakers and makes reinforcements.

Marc Nörtemann  

Marc Nörtemann
Production staff

Marc contributes to bringing the foil on the sails in the right proportions and with his skills achieved from karate he is always ready to kick some ... Being German Marc likes the Danish working-mentality. Compared to the working-mentality in his home-country he consider the Danish way of getting things done more relaxed and less stressfull.

Martin Lindley  

Martin Lindley
Production staff

The guy to call whenever a new machine has to be build. Having gathered experience at Elvstrøm Sails since 1998 Martin knows every detail of the technical side of the production area in Aabenraa.

Momme Dittloff  

Momme Dittloff
Sailmaker

With Elvstrøm Sails since 2006 Momme is a keen sailor that loves to go sailing in his Mosquito 85. When not working with sails Momme spends time with his family or skating the streets of Flensburg.

Monika Knappik  

Monika Knappik
Production staff

Used to live in Berlin but since 2007 Monika has been enjoying working with Danes and other nationalities at Elvstrøm Sails. Monika puts her colleagues on top of the list, when asked the best thing about working at the sail loft.

Nga Thi Uan Doan  

Nga Thi Uan Doan
Production staff

Having worked with Elvstrøm Sails since 1981 Nga Thi Uan knows how to sew a spinnaker, which is the part of her job she prefers the most. Though she also appreciates the versatility with other possible working areas.

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Sascha Holtz
Sailmaker

Rock my boat. Educated sailmaker and with Elvstrøm Sails since 2011. Sascha is a creative guy playing drums in his rock band when not taking his X 332 sailing that be either for cruising or racing.

Sascha_Holtz_150  

Sebastian Wölm
Sailmaker

With Elvstrøm Sails since 2011. Sebastian loves the life at sea and goes cruising as much as possible in his parents LM 32.

Shayani Parameswaran  

Shayani Parameswaran
Production staff

Shayani has been with Elvstrøm Sails since 2001 and takes care of all the minor details that goes with a sail like leech lines, pockets, triangles etc.

Stephan Weiermann  

Stephan Lühr
Sailmaker

As a son of salty waters Stephan has a passion for almost every kind of watersport and so the combination of wind and water is dragging Stephan when he tries to tame his kitesurfer. Angling and sailing also goes very well with Stephan, who has been with Elvstrøm Sails since 2007.

Steve Lindley  

Steve Lindley
Production staff

Operating the laser machine Steve likes the variation since both sail materials and design rapidly can change. He's been with Elvstrøm Sails since 2003 and off duty water still attracts Steve when he goes kayaking.

Tove Martensen  

Tove Martensen
Production staff

Tove works all-round in different areas in the production. She's been with Elvstrøm Sails since 2005 and is a member of the local yachtclub, ASC, from where she sails her Fairline 36 sedan. Even though it's a motorboat she can't help watching out for the sails on the other boats. A potential sailboat-sailer?

Tuyet Bach Thi Doan  

Tuyet Bach Thi Doan
Production staff

A specialist in making reinforcements and one of the most experienced employees at Elvstrøm Sails. Since 1981 we have had the pleasure of having Tuyet (and her three sisters) among the team at Elvstrøm Sails. Tuyet and her family fled Vietnam in 1979 by boat, only to join the team at Elvstrøm Sails two years later.

Ursula Lindskou  

Ursula Lindskou
Production staff

She has been with Elvstrøm Sails since 1994, and she still doesn't sail. But Ursula sure knows how to make a sail and how to cut a spinnaker, and maybe the bright colours in the spinnakers inspire her, when she takes up painting in her spare time.

Wieslaw Madecki  

Wieslaw Madecki
Production staff

Wieslaw has been part of the Elvstrøm Sails team since 2007. Besides racing now and then with colleague Lars Thiellesen in a Beneteau 42 Wieslaw has a creative side doing art-photography in his spare time.

Xuyen_Thi_Nguyen  

Xuyen Thi Nguyen
Production staff

Being with Elvstrøm Sails since 1998 reinforcements are Xuyens strong side. And her strengthness comes from working with her three sisters at Elvstrøm Sails. Xuyen Thi Nguyen considers the social athmosphere with her colleagues one of the best things about working at Elvstrøm Sails.