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10 Out-of-the-Box Gift Ideas For Sailors

November 30, 2016

Whether it’s the holidays or a birthday, we’ve got you covered with a creative list of our team's 10 favorite out of the box ideas for the sailors in your life.


1. Sail Graphics    

Sail graphics are a great way to add some flair to any sailor’s boat. Whether it’s a cool graphic to go with the boat name or the team’s logo, custom graphics are a lot easier and cheaper than most people think. Click here to get the down low on the different options.

2. Battle Flag

There’s nothing quite like raising your team name and logo up the back stay before a big regatta. Quantum can help! Battle flags are also a great way to identify your boat in the marina. We can make custom flags in any size with any logo, name, or design. 

3. Onboard Consultation

Cruiser or racer, there are tweaks your sailor can make to enhance their sailing experience. From rig tune to trimming advice, our sail consultants can make sure your sailor hits the water set up for success. The right set up and proper operation doesn’t just increase speed, it also improves boat handling and efficiency. Click here to find your local loft and call to set up an hour with one of our sail consultants. 

4. Service Gift Card

It doesn’t matter where you live, sails need to be serviced every year. Just like a car, regular service is essential getting the maximum life out of sails. Give your sailor the gift of maintenance. A service gift card can also be used for Precision Recuts, repairs, or any of our service team’s offerings. A call to your local loft will help you get what you need for your sailor.


5. Onboard Sail Repair Kit

A comprehensive sail repair kit is as important as good first aid kit – especially if you’re ever offshore. Click here for a checklist for a full extended offshore repair kit. Talk with any of our service teams to help customize and stock the perfect repair kit for your sailor.

6. Canvas Boom Awning

Sun, rain, wind…whatever you’re sailor is trying to stay out of a custom build boom awing is the right answer. They are easy to install and most weigh less than a pound. The awning attaches to the lifeline and tents over the boom. Click here for more information and call the service team at your local loft to get your order in. 

7. Personalized Sail Cover

Sailpacks and Horse Blanket style boom covers are the most common solutions to keep your sailor’s mainsail sail protected from the elements, but they don’t have to be bland. Work with the Quantum canvas team at your local loft to create the best solution for your sailor and customize it with a custom graphic or the boat’s name. 

8. Quantum Apparel and Gear

The Quantum apparel and gear store hosts a number of great gifts from the coolest hats on the water to Quantum Racing gear. The all new Quantum Collection has a number of unique clothing pieces designed by sailors for sailors. Click here to visit the Quantum Store. During this holiday season, we’ve got free shipping on apparel orders over $75 with code QFREESHIP and deals of the week to help you check the sailors off the list.

9. Quantum VSPARS Sail Scan

Data is key in racing, especially if your sailor is looking to take his/her program to the next level. Quantum’s Sail Scan powered by VSPARS is a great tool to help understand the shape of your sails and help your team improve trim and shape. Simply import any picture of a sail to get digital flying shapes for analysis. Click here to get your sailor a copy.


10. A New Opti Sail and Free Quantum Racing Shirt

This is a perfect gift for the aspiring sailor on your list. Even the youngest sailors deserve the best equipment and Quantum’s Optimist sails are designed by Fernando Sallent, the creator of our Olympic gold medal winning sails. Now you get an exclusive, youth-sized Quantum Racing shirt when you purchase a Quantum Opti Sail. They’re in stock for immediate delivery. Click here to find the perfect Opti sail.





 

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