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50 Year Timeline

1966

Jeff Sykes designs a new revolutionary scull in his quest to become an Australian Sculling Champion.

1967

Sykes Pair used at Mexico Olympic Games

1968

Jeff Sykes and Associates manufacture their first eight

1970

Jeff Sykes and Associates starts manufacture of fibreglass hulls

1971

Jeff Sykes and Associates designs the 'Aussie Rail'

1974

Sykes first World Championship Gold Medal

1975

Sykes moves to premises in Riversdale Road, Newtown

1980

'Trend 80'
First rowing boat monocoque construction

1981

Jeff Sykes and Associates introduce Dreissagacker Oars to Australia

1985

Jeff Sykes and Associates starts experimenting with sandwich construction

1986

Jeff Sykes and Associates introduces Australia to the Concept2 Indoor Rower

1989

Jeff Sykes and Associates begins manufacturing composite rowing shells

1990

The last timber Sykes boat is manufactured

1992

Jeff Sykes and Associates First Olympic Gold Medal

1992

Sykes expands into the Japanese Market

1994

Jeff Sykes and Associates produces the first wing rigger

1996

Sykes best olympics: 1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze

1996

Sykes expands into the US Market

2004

Tomkins and Ginn win Gold at the Athens Olympics in a Sykes Mould 23

2005

Sykes expands into the UK Market

2008

Free and Ginn win Gold at Beijing Olympics in Sykes Mould 23

2009

Sykes moves to new Breakwater Factory

2010

Precision manufacturing is extended by the introduction of a computer controlled router system.

A new dedicated Repair facility opens.

2012

Sykes installs a new CNC machine

2014

Sykes introduces Australian designed GoPro camera mount

2014

Sykes adds Paste Extrusion Machine to CNC installation

2016

Jeff Sykes and Associates celebrates 50 years of manufacturing excellence


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