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Quantum Racing—TP 52 with Contender Superkote material
Whether you are racing or cruising, the choice of the cloth that your spinnaker is made from is important for speed and longevity. Mark Mansfield from Quantum Sails goes through the main options and suppliers of spinnaker cloth. Quantum Sails…
A First 35 on Dublin Bay with new Quantum Fusion J3
Quantum Sails Ireland is reminding interested parties that its winter discounting of up to 15% is ending in two weeks. Since Quantum Sails brought out the offer, they have seen a big increase in sail orders all over the country…
Loki, J109 North American Champion for last 4 years with Quantum Fusion sails
Irish Quantum Sails agent Mark Mansfield, a J109 specialist himself, highlights the amazing run of victories for Quantum Sails in the J109 class in the United States. Three different Quantum Sails boats have won the J109 US Nationals since 2014…
Sunfast 3300 with Quantum Fusion Main and Headsail
As this shortened season draws to a close, Mark Mansfield, Quantum Sails agent, outlines five tips to think about at the end of the season in order to get better life from your sails. If the sails are at the…
Gentoo, a Sunfast 3300, has a full Quantum sails inventory
Gentoo, a Sunfast 3300 with a full Quantum Sails inventory, won the RORC IRC Doublehanded Championships last weekend. Gentoo is a sister ship of Cian McCarthy's Cinnamon Girl from Kinsale which finished second in the recent Fastnet 450 race. Commenting…
Depending on the type of sailing you’re doing, be it racing, cruising, or some combination thereof, your choice of headsails may differ
Having the right headsail for the job is important. Quantum’s Chris Williams from the US and Mark Mansfield from Quantum Sails Ireland help demystify the different types of headsails and when to use them for optimal performance. Depending on the…
Quantum Membrane sails on a J109
Mark Mansfield, Quantum sails Ireland agent and Professional sailor/coach outlines the options and deadlines for those wanting new sails for this year's Round Ireland Race and Wave Regatta at Howth. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, which have now virtually been lifted…
A Quantum Fusion Membrane mainsail and headsail
Often cruising boat owners are unsure what type of upwind sails to order. Many would have received sails with their boat when it was bought new, and no doubt these would have been the primary crosscut Dacron sails. Below, Mark…
The TP52 Quantum Racing showing her Fusion upwind sails
In a normal year sailmakers would be offering autumn /winter discounts. However this COVID-19 year is no normal year. Quantum Sails understands that owners may not get as much use out of their boats this year, but still have a…
Galway Bay based sailmaker Yannick Lemonnier is a short handed expert
Quantum Sails Ireland's Yannick Lemonnier based in Galway is a short and single-handed sailing wizard. Get ready for your solo and short-handed adventures with these short videos explaining Yannick's top six tips and tricks. Note: Tips 1-3 are from Yannick's…
Quantum sail loft newly relocated in Oranmore
Quantum Sails Ireland is now 110% operational within COVID-19 guidelines and open for business for new sails, sail service and covers. Since mid-March, a lot has been going on behind closed doors with two new machines fitted and building work…
Yannick Lemonnier at the Quantum loft in Galway
During this Coronavirus crisis, the Quantum Sails Ireland and West Sails service loft in Galway will remain open behind closed doors and contactable by phone and online. Drop off or collection of sails can also be arranged. New sail production continues…
A Dehler 30 OD with A3 Quantum Asymmetric
Mark Mansfield, Quantum Sailmakers Ireland agent and professional sailor, outlines what downwind sails should be available to owners who want to compete at a top-level offshore. Having competed in the last two Round Ireland Races (on the Euro Car Parks/J109…
Reaching when you were made to run - A J/22 team reaches for the mark
Sailmaker Yannick Lemonnier, a five-time Figaro sailor with over 90,000 miles sailed mostly solo, shares some Quantum Sails tips Whether the wind shifted for the downwind leg or you need to reach home to the marina, knowing how to reach with your…
Mark Mansfield
Mark Mansfield, four-time Olympian, professional sailor/coach and J Boats and Grand Soleil agent for Ireland, outlines why he has decided to link up as an agent for Quantum Sails. I was recently appointed the Irish agent for J Boats and…
Mark Mansfield (left) with Mark Chellis (centre), Global Director Marketting for Quantum Sails international, and Yannick Lemonnier, at Dusseldorf Boat show last week.
Quantum Sails International has announced that a new agent for Ireland has been agreed. Four times Olympian, Mark Mansfield will join forces as a sales agent for Quantum Sails, with Yannick Lemonnier from West Sails in Galway. Mansfield is also…

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