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Quantum Sails Ireland Update

22nd March 2020
Yannick Lemonnier at the Quantum loft in Galway 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 and we are still servicing sails and covers as usual.

quantum box marinaWe have our sail collection box back in Dun Laoghaire Marina with good logistics behind it. Just don’t forget to label and call or send a text.

With sailing in the coming weeks or months unlikely, here is a list of things that could be done:

  • Stay fit with indoor exercise
  • Do you really know the racing rules? There are lots of resources like videos or even apps online
  • Learn new skills: splicing (splicing webinar), making soft shackles to get your boat lighter, navigation techniques, mechanics or electricity
  • “Like” social media pages to get updates, some examples: Quantum sails, Quantum Racing and West Sails service loft
  • Play: search “virtual regatta” PC & smart devices, another one is “Yacht Racing game” on smart devices (very good to understand wind shifts).

If you are still bored, you can call us, we're always ready to listen to your needs and give advice.

Mark Mansfield Yannick LemonnierMark Mansfield (left) and Yannick Lemonnier during the recent ICRA conference in Dun Laoghaire

Mark Mansfield [email protected] Tel 087 250 6838
Yannick Lemonnier [email protected] Tel: 087 628 9854

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Sailmaker Yannick Lemonnier is Managing Director of West Sails based in Galway and Irish agent for Quantum Sails. He is a five-time Figaro sailor with over 90,000 miles sailed mostly solo.

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