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Quantum Sails Spain


Riera de Targa, 73
Vilassar de Dalt, Barcelona 08339


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Main: 93 2242778


Monday - Friday
8:30am - 6:30pm

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About Quantum Sails Spain

At Quantum Sails Spain, we go further by improving your challenges. With employees who average more than 20 years in the industry, we have seen it all. We know how to solve your problems and improve your needs. We are passionate, dedicated, detailed sailmakers who will be loyal advisors, friends, and fellow sailors to all our clients. It’s about providing unparalleled service, and serving as a trusted resource and partner for all your sail needs.

Quantum’s customer care services include:

  • Expert consultation to guide you through choices of materials, construction options, hardware, sizing, sail handling systems, etc. Every sail is customized to your needs.
  • Detailed, on-board measurements to ensure a perfect, custom fit for your sails.
  • Collaboration throughout the process to ensure your needs are being met and you know what you’re getting and why.
  • New sail installation and instruction to fit, fine-tune, and instruct you in the use and care of your sails.

Services Include

  • Sail Repairs
  • Annual Sail & Canvas Maintenance
  • Sail Removal & Installation
  • Sail Pick-up & Drop-off
  • Sail and Canvas Washing
  • Canvas Waterproofing
  • Sail Mildew Removal, Mitigation and Prevention
  • Same Day/Overnight Repair Services
  • Precision Sail Recuts
  • Sail Conversions
  • Sail/Hardware Upgrades
  • Canvas Repairs
  • Handicap Racing consulting (ORC,IRC, RI etc)
  • One Design experts

Meet Your Quantum Team

At Quantum, we’re connected to sailors everywhere by our love of sailing and the belief that facing a challenge head on is infinitely rewarding. With a desire to serve and problem-solving approach, our local team is dedicated to being a trusted resource for all your sailing needs. We look forward to earning your business.

Choose a Team Member

In 1984, Pedro Andrade started sailing Optimist dinghies because his mother thought the boats in Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro were cute. When Pedro started winning local junior regattas, however, he decided to stick with it, sailing at the Rio de Janeiro Yacht Club from 1984-87, then at the Clube Naval de Cascais.

During an Olympic campaign for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, he was asked to sail on a Dragon and was paid for his time. Other jobs started rolling in. His experience now includes Optimist, 420, 470, 49er, match racing, 18 Skiff, Etchell, Dart, SB 20, Soto 40, TP 52, Extreme 40, Whisper 78, Lady B, and 147. In 2004, he was talking with Toni Tio in Cascais about Dragons when he was invited to join the Quantum team to learn about sail making and design. Pedro accepted the challenge.

For Pedro, the best reward is being part of the process. “I love winning Dragon events with sails I was involved in developing and testing,” he said. He gives his customers the same level of service and respect that he expects, and is always ready to help them create a winning program. “My customers can expect that I will always be available to service their sails and make sure they get the best product available.”

Basic info
  • Nationality: Spain
  • Current Town: Port de Badalona
Career highlights
  • 20 National Championship titles in Optimist, Dragon, 420, match racing, and SB 20 in Portugal, United Kingdom, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, and Switzerland
  • Vice World Champion in 470 Junior
  • Christmas Race Palamos 49er Class champion
  • Cowes Week winner Dragon and TP52
  • 2015 Cascais TP52 Super Series winner as Quantum Racing local adviser

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Fernando Sallent

When Fernando Sallent was 10 years old, a friend of his father bought him an Optimist dinghy. From then on Fernando was hooked. As an adult, his first business venture was Technik Boats, a small Optimist shipyard, but it was the physics of sailing that really intrigued him. “I always had a passion for finding a way to make boats go faster,” he said.

That passion led him to La Industrial Velera Marsal, a local sailmaker who made all of his sails by hand. Fernando worked there learning the basics of sailmaking while also running Technick Boats. After taking a year off to serve in the military, he decided to leave Technick and joined Toni Tio Sail Loft. Toni Tio was only designing cruising sails at the time, so Fernando came on board to lead the One Design section of the company.

In 1996, Toni and Fernando visited the Quantum Annapolis loft, and in 2000 they joined the Quantum Sails team. Fernando continues to design One Design sails as he works to help his clients improve on the water. “I love seeing how sailors do better when the product is improved,” he said. “I love the fine tuning of boats and sails on the water.”

An accomplished sailor, Fernando also works as a coach for many teams. He coached the 470 women’s world, Olympic, and European champions in 1992 and the 470 women’s world champions in 1995. Since 2000, he has advised the Norwegian, Swedish, Swiss, and Spanish Olympic teams.

Basic info
  • Nationality: Spain
  • Position: Sail Designer
  • Current Town: Barcelona
Career highlights
  • As a sail designer, Fernando’s sails have won:
  • 1992 Olympics – 470 men’s gold medal, 470 women’s gold medal, Europe Dinghy silver medal
  • 1996 Olympics – 470 women’s gold medal, 470 men’s bronze medal
  • 2000 Olympics – Europe Dinghy bronze medal
  • 2004 Olympics – Europe Dinghy gold medal, 470 women’s silver medal, 470 men’s bronze medal
  • 2008 Olympics – Tornado gold medal, 470 men’s bronze medal
  • 2012 Olympics – 470 women’s gold medal
  • 470 Class – 1992-95 men’s world champion,
  • 1992/1995-96/2005/2011 women’s world champion
  • Optimist – 1993-96/2004 world champion
  • Europe Dinghy – 2003-04/2010 women’s world champion
  • 2004-06/2010-12 men’s world champion
Carlos Rodriguez

When Carlos Rodriguez was four years old, his mother worked for a One Design boat company. She started taking him to races on the weekends, and it didn’t take long before Carlos started racing. When he was just 17 years old, the Catalonian Sailing Federation offered him a job, and he’s been sailing ever since.

Carlos started working at a Quantum Sails loft in 1996. After learning how to make sails on the floor, service sails, and design sails, he became a salesman. Carlos not only spends almost every weekend racing in local and national events with Quantum customers, serving as a skipper, tactician, and jib-spinnaker-mainsail trimmer, he also trims masts, finds crew members, provides certificate optimization in ORC, and even services sails during races. Carlos now serves as the Spain Regional Manager and works hard to make Quantum Sails Spain a full-service, one-stop loft for all sailing needs.

A professional racing crew member since 1995, Carlos has an extensive resume, including experience on Mega Yachts, ORC boats, IRC boats, One Design, etc. He has also won several races like Copa del Rey in Palma, Maxi Yacht Cup, Swan Cup, and many important races in the Spanish ORC circuit.

Basic info
  • Nationality: Spain
  • Position: Spain Regional Manager


Career highlights
  • Spain Tir (X-362)
  • Camper and Trasmediterranea (First 40, 7)
  • Freixenet (JV46)
  • Zurich (GP42 and BC41)
  • Fermax (GP42)
  • Santa Anna (JV57)
  • Siemmens Mobile (Farr 42)
  • Icaro (D44)
  • Garmin (DK46)
  • Iberdrola (Soto 40)
  • Copa del Rey Champion, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • ORC Non-Corinthians World Championship – 3rd place, 2007
  • Two-time ORC Spanish Champion
Victor Marino

Victor began sailing when he was nine years old in his home town of Vigo, Spain. As his love for the sport grew, he started competing in the Cadet class and placed well in many regattas in Spain. In 1991, he won both the Vaurien Spanish National Championship and World Championship. After conquering the Vaurien, Victor moved into the 470 class, where he participated in several Olympic trials. He competed as both a 470 helmsman and crew, and later coached the Europe and 470 classes.

In 1998, Victor started sailing professionally. He has competed everywhere and on many different platforms including J/70, Farr 40, Soto 40, Melges 32, Melges 40, Club Swan 36, Club Swan 50, Maxi 72, TP 52, and America's Cup. He is a World Champion in the TP52 class with Platoon (2019) and Maxi 72 class with Cannonball (2019) and Momo (2018). In addition to his impressive sailing resume, Victor also earned a degree in physical activity and sports. He has served as a trainer to many successful sailing athletes. "I am really excited to join Quantum and support all Quantum customers around the world to achieve their best performance on the water."

Basic info
  • Position: Grand Prix Design Consultant
Career highlights
  • Professional sailor since 1990
  • Two 470 Olympic campaigns
  • Vaurien 2nd Spanish Champion, 1990
  • Vaurien Spanish Champion, 1991
  • Vaurien World Champion, 1991
  • Member of the 470 Spanish Pre-Olympic team 1993-94-95-97
  • Member of the 470 ADO plan 1993, 1995
  • Member of x4 470 World Championship, x2 470 European Championship, and x3 European Championship circuit winning teams.
  • 470 Spanish Cup Winner, 1995
  • Around Spain Championship winner, 1996 and 1999
  • Rolex Cup champion, 1996,97,99,2000 and 2001
  • Spanish Cruiser 2nd place, Banco Espirito Santo, 2000-2001
  • Match-Race Spanish winner, 2000
  • IMS 600 Spanish winner, Forum Filatelico, 2000
  • First traveller/strategist and spare main, jib, and asymmetric trimmer of Spanish challenger America's Cup, 2007
  • Spanish Match Race Champions, Jessper Radich team, 2007
  • Jib Trimmer and Sail Coordinator of TP52 Balearia 2008.
  • Traveller/Trimmer for Internet Team Germany, America's Cup, 2010
  • Trimer Farr 40, Nerone, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.
  • ISSAF World Champions, Telefonica, 2008 and 2009
  • Trimmer TP52, Bribon, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • World Championship Farr 40, 2010
  • European Championship Farr 40, 2009 and 2010
  • Winner European Circuit Farr 40, 2010
  • Second Place TP52 World Championship, Container, 2011
  • Second Place Soto 40 World Championship, 2013
  • Second Place Swan 60, Fastnet Race, 2013
  • Swan Cup Championship, Yasha Samuray, 2014
  • Trimmer, Maxi 72 Winner of Palmavela, Mahon Week, Fastnet Race, and Giraglia Race, Momo, 2015-2017
  • Second Place TP52 World Championship, Platoon, 2015
  • TP 52 World Champion, Platoon, 2017 and 2019
  • ORC World Champion, Airis, 2017
  • Maxi 72 World Champion, Momo, 2017-2018
  • Maxi 72 World Champion, Cannonball, 2019
  • Second Place TP52 Super Series Circuit, Platoon, 2017 and 2018
  • Farr 40 World Championship, Strunge Ligth, 2018
  • Fifth Place Melges 32 World Championship, La Pericolosa
  • Second Place J/70 European Championship, 2019

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