Consistent Sailing Leads Nigoni and Noticia IV to 1,2 Finish at Soto 40 World Championship

 
 
 
 
After ten races over five days in Valencia, Spain, Quantum customers captured first and second places at the Soto 40 Worlds. British boat Ngoni, owned by Tony Buckingham and skippered by Mark Hamy, claimed the overall victory. Finishing seven points behind in second place was Luis Martin Cabiades and Noticia IV Burriana Nova, with skipper Jose Maria Torcida. Congratulations to both teams!

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Quantum Sails Dominate 2014 Melges 20 Audi-Tron Series

Guido Miani’s Out of Reach entered the final day of the Audi-Tron Sailing Series Act 4 in second place, but a winning performance pushed him ahead of the pack and into first place. Though he finished in twentieth place in the fourth race, each team was allowed a single discard, giving Miani a five-point lead and victory at the event.
 
Right behind Miani was Achille Onorato’s Mascalzone Latino Jr., sailing consistently throughout the weekend to claim second place. Rounding out the top three was Robert Martinez aboard Audi g-Tron Gratelli Giacomel.
 
With the final races completed, Quantum® sails claimed all top-five places in the 2014 Audi-Tron Sailing Series, with Dario Levi’s Fremito D’Arja winning overall by a commanding 24-point margin. Congratulations to everyone!
 
Audi-Tron Sailing Series Act 4 Results
 
Guido Miani, Out of Reach – 1st place
Achille Onorato, Mascalzone Latino Jr – 2nd place
Robert Martinez, Audi g-Tron Gratelli Giacomel – 3rd place*
 
*Sails with a partial Quantum inventory.
 
To see full results for Audi-Tron Sailing Series Act 4, click here
 
Quantum Results, Audi-Tron Sailing Series Overall
 
Dario Levi, Fremito D’Arja – 1st place
Guido Miani, Out of Reach – 2nd place
Pasquale Orofino, Raffica – 3rd place
Achille Onorato, Mascalzone Latino Jr – 4th place
Giancarlo Capolino, Legionario – 5th place
 
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Quantum Sailors Take Top Two Spots in Newport’s J/70 Class

Quantum dominated the J/70 class at the 2014 Newport Regatta last weekend with reps Allan Terhune, Jr. and Marty Kullman finishing in first and second places. Aboard Dazzler, Terhune scratched the results of a disastrous 23rd place finish in the third race, coming back to win the fourth race and finish at the head of the fleet with sixteen points.
 
“We had a really bad start in the third race, but we were able to pull it back together,” he said. “We knew we were really fast, the boat was going well, so we stuck to the plan, and that’s how we recovered. We didn’t over complicate things. The plan was to sail conservative, sail smart, let the team lead us through the trouble spots, and let the boat pull us through.”
 
Also sailing strong and consistently was Marty Kullman aboard Touch2Play, taking second place with twenty-four points. “We had good starts and good speed in the lumpy conditions,” he said. “That gave us options to manage the shifts up the beats. We sailed conservative and our results show it.”
 
Both teams will see each other again this weekend when they meet in Rochester for the J/70 North American Championship. Congratulations, and good luck!
 

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