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About Sperry

The world’s most beautiful tent

Sperry Tents was born in 1975, when Steve Sperry began making beautiful custom sails for yachts, becoming well known and loved in the sailing community and throughout America. But a chance request changed the Sperry family business & the ‘world of tents’ forever.

In August 1978, the weather took a turn for the worst and a friend phoned Steve and asked whether he could create a ‘party tent’ to protect his guests from the elements, as they partied the night away. Using his skills, materials and poles milled from the woods behind his house – the first Sperry tent was born.

In 1996 Steve’s sons, Tim and Matt Sperry, returned from their adventures circumnavigating the globe on a 41-foot yacht with three other friends. Tim joined his father’s company and took the helm at Sperry Tents, while Matt stayed on the Sperry Sails side, working on sails, tents and enhancing the family’s signature fabric designs.

Sperry Tents are now available in 17 countries across the Globe, including the UK. They’ve graced manicured lawns, beaches, rolling hills, picturesque valleys, deserts and wide-open vistas – the canvas for so many beautiful events.

What makes Sperry Tents so utterly perfect is their heritage and craftmanship, a purity of form & function born through a passion for sailing, a passion for tents, and of course a passion for partying.

About Sperry

The world’s most beautiful tent

Sperry Tents was born in 1975, when Steve Sperry began making beautiful custom sails for yachts, becoming well known and loved in the sailing community and throughout America. But a chance request changed the Sperry family business & the ‘world of tents’ forever.

In August 1978, the weather took a turn for the worst and a friend phoned Steve and asked whether he could create a ‘party tent’ to protect his guests from the elements, as they partied the night away. Using his skills, materials and poles milled from the woods behind his house – the first Sperry tent was born.

In 1996 Steve’s sons, Tim and Matt Sperry, returned from their adventures circumnavigating the globe on a 41-foot yacht with three other friends. Tim joined his father’s company and took the helm at Sperry Tents, while Matt stayed on the Sperry Sails side, working on sails, tents and enhancing the family’s signature fabric designs.

Sperry Tents are now available in 17 countries across the Globe, including the UK. They’ve graced manicured lawns, beaches, rolling hills, picturesque valleys, deserts and wide-open vistas – the canvas for so many beautiful events.

What makes Sperry Tents so utterly perfect is their heritage and craftmanship, a purity of form & function born through a passion for sailing, a passion for tents, and of course a passion for partying.

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