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Shestopalov Gears Up for Optimist World Championship

Ivan Shestopalov at the 2014 South American Championship. Photo by Juila Sestopalov. Fourteen year-old Ivan Shestopalov is already an accomplished sailor. He came into 2014 fresh off a win at the Orange Bowl Regatta then won the Optimist South and … Continue reading

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Quantum Dominates Leaderboard at Texas Youth Race Week

Last week ended the Texas Youth Race Week, hosted at the Texas Corinthian Yacht Club, Lakewook Yacht Club, and Houston Yacht Club, in Texas. Quantum® Opti sails were once again at the head of the fleet, leading Dylan Ascencios, Zane … Continue reading

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Shestopalov Continues Winning Streak at Optimist North American Championships

Florida native Ivan Shestopalov continued his winning streak this month with a win at the Optimist North American Championships, held July 9-16 in Nayarit, Mexico. Though the wind conditions shifted and dropped on the last day of racing, the race … Continue reading

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