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Tools for Success: Accessing Expert Content & Resources

March 30, 2017

From designers to pro-racers, and from sailmakers to coaches, every level of the team here at Quantum is made up of the best in the industry. We want to make sure you have access to all of the expertise our team has to offer.

Over the past few years we have worked tirelessly to build a library designed to help you meet challenges you may face on the water, and hopefully entertain you while we’re at it. No matter what type of sailing you enjoy, we have something for you. Use this guide to get the most out of our Resource and Expertise section and the wealth of other information at your fingertips at wwww.QuantumSails.com.

RESOURCES & EXPERTISE: ARTICLES, VIDEOS, WEBCASTS AND MORE

There are hundreds resources available at a click of a button. Navigate to the Resources & Expertise section and click on the category of information you’re looking for (cruising, racing, sail care, etc.) or explore by type (videos, webcasts, podcasts, etc.). Once you’re in a category or type section, you can browse the content or narrow your options using the “Show Me” radio buttons or the “Category” filter. We add new content on a regular basis and are happy to take your suggestion about what you’d like to know about; send us an email at news@quantumsails.com.

ASK THE EXPERTS

Can’t find what you’re looking for in our library or have a specific question? The Ask the Experts section is where you want to be. Go to the Resources & Expertise section and login to MyQ or create a new account to ask your question and we’ll find the right expert to get you the answer you need. Whether you have a specific tuning question or a want to know what kind of sail to use during foul weather offshore, we’ve got an answer.

NEED A ONE DESIGN TUNING GUIDE?

Tuning guides are a must for any one design sailor. Quantum offers tuning guides for the main classes for which we makes sails. Tuning guides are accessed through the class pages. Click on the Sails section in the navigation bar to access one design sails. Choose your class from the inshore or offshore list and click on the “Links & Resources" section to find the latest tuning guides and other valuable information about the class. 

The one design pages also list our class experts and their contact information. Never hesitate to reach out with your questions!

FIND YOUR LOCAL LOFT

Over 60 Quantum lofts are located around the globe providing convenient service and sail expertise wherever your travels take you. Use the Loft Finder on our website to find the loft closest to you, review a list of available services, learn more about the loft team and access contact details. 

SEMINARS AND REGATTA SUPPORT

Our experts are active members of the sailing community and can be found hosting seminars at your local yacht club and regattas throughout the year. We also host programs at our lofts and conduct regular dock talks and racing debriefs at regattas throughout the season—all are great opportunities to learn more and pick the brain of a sailing expert.

Our seminars and regatta support dates are listed on our Events page. Email us at news@quantumsails.com if you’d like to find out how to host a Quantum seminar at your local yacht club or event.

WEBCASTS

If you can’t make it to one of our local seminars, join us for one of our interactive webcasts or watch a replay of a past event here. We are hosting more and more webcasts each month. Most are presented on Tuesdays through Thursdays at 12 PM Eastern time. We’re always interested in topics you’d like to learn about so please to reach out with your ideas at news@quantumsails.com.

SIGN UP FOR EMAILS AND FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA    

We add new resources and content and announce events on a regular basis. The best way to stay in the know is to make sure you’re signed up for our emails and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and/or Twitter

OTHER WAYS TO CONTACT US

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to reach us. 

Request a Quote –Available 24/7 on our website, this form is a convenient way to get the ball rolling on a quote for a new sail. Prefer to speak with a sail consultant? Just provide your phone number and best time to call and we’ll be in touch. Or call us at 888-773-4889 and we’ll connect you with an expert.

Service Request Form – If you need to fix a spinnaker tear or get your sails in for annual service, this form puts you in touch with our service team to ask a question or request an estimate. You can even upload photos to help our team help you. 

Live Chat – During business hours we have someone manning the live chat to answer your questions or put you in touch with someone who can. Feel free to ask us anything you need to know.

Contact Us Form – If you have a general inquiry, feel free to use this form. We’ll make sure your request gets to the right person and they’ll get back with you as soon as possible.

Simply Call Us – Sometimes nothing beats a live conversation with a human. Call our headquarters at 888-773-4889 or call your local loft with anything you need.

We’re constantly exploring new ways to connect with you and help you meet your challenges. Stay tuned as we continue to grow our libraries and leverage new technologies! 

Questions or comments about our resources? Email Julie Davidson at news@quantumsails.com.


 

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