Gabriel de Llano

Gabriel de Llano is a sail consultant based in Murcia, Spain and works closely with Quantum Sails Spain to provide additional service and support in the region. Gabriel is also available by appointment for individual consultations and other services in Southeast Spain including:

  • New sails Sail pick-up and drop-off
  • On-board sail evaluations & consultations
  • Sail service arrangements
  • Rigging Hydraulics
  • Winch & deck hardware
  • Boat performance evaluations

Gabriel de Llano studied at the Leon University of Law and graduated by COMME as a surveyor. He worked as a surveyor on the transport of goods, hulls, fishing boats, and sport boats. After finishing university, he dedicated himself to sailboat racing. He has spent more than 20 years building his skills in highly competitive regattas at the national and international levels and has managed the operations of several boats for successful team performance.

Gabriel has worked in many facets of the marine industry from rigger and sailing instructor to surveyor. He is particularly skilled in the engineering of deck layouts and systems on race boats as well as hardware and rigging. Gabriel has competed in the America's Cup, on TP52s and IMOCA 60s, and even won a Star European Championship.

Gabriel's broad background and technical skills allow him to bring knowledge and enthusiasm to all Quantum customers. He is excited to help expand Quantum's reach in Spain, providing the region with additional service and support.

Career highlights
• 2019 Maxi Worlds, Canonnball Maxi 72, rigger
• 2018 Swan Cup, Plis Play, boat captain
• 2017 & 2018, Swan 80 Plis Play, Boat Captain
• 2014 - 2016 Synergia 40, KUNDAKA
• 2006 TP52 World Championship
• 2005 Spanish TP52 Champion
• 2002 European Star Class Champion
• 2002 Star Spanish Champion
• 1998 Spanish Match Race Champion