We teamed up with Andy Rice and the best in class to deliver a Podcast series to help you make small changes to deliver big differences. Featuring interviews with owners, boat captains, pros and others, this series will give you the tips and insights needed to continue your improvement and enjoyment of your Farr 40.
January 26, 2016
SMALL CHANGES BIG DIFFERENCE SERIES - EPISODE 6
In this series we talk to some of the biggest experts from the Farr 40 world. This time sailing journalist Andy Rice talks to Rick Goebel who, in his first year as owner of Farr 40 Insanity, captured the Corinthian crown by winning three of the four events in 2015.
“It has been remarkable to see the way Rick has come into the class and enjoyed such spectacular success so quickly,” says Farr 40 class manager Geoff Stagg. “As a skipper, Rick has been a real revelation. He has been very competitive out on the race course, but most importantly he has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the class.”
Listen to the podcast to find out Rick’s straightforward, keep-it-simple approach to competing in the Corinthian division of the Farr 40 fleet, and giving some of the pro teams something to think about too!
November 1, 2015
SMALL CHANGES BIG DIFFERENCE SERIES - EPISODE 5
In this series we talk to some of the biggest experts from the Farr 40 world. In this edition, sailing journalist Andy Rice talks to Dave Armitage, Farr 40 sail designer for Quantum and one of the best mainsail trimmers in the business.
Listen to the podcast to find out Dave’s solutions to a number of set-up challenges and boatspeed problems.
Listen at minute 02:15 on the audio for a full list of Dave’s tips. Here’s a few of them:
October 1, 2015
SMALL CHANGES BIG DIFFERENCE SERIES - EPISODE 4
James Lyne is one of the most accomplished sailboat racing coaches in the USA. He worked with the US Sailing team at the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games. He won the Melges 20 World Championships with Samba Pa Ti, and in 2014 coached Alex Roepers’ team on Plenty to victory at the Rolex Farr 40 World Championships.
In this podcast, James talks about:
September 1, 2015
SMALL CHANGES BIG DIFFERENCE SERIES - EPISODE 3
Owner of Estate Master, Martin Hill reveals some of the technical and tactical breakthroughs that led to the Australian team finishing 2nd in the 2014 edition of the Rolex Farr 40 World Championships.
August 1, 2015
SMALL CHANGES BIG DIFFERENCE SERIES - EPISODE 2
Massimo Bortoletto has won the Farr 40 Worlds twice, been the runner-up three times, and won the European Championship five times. So sit up and pay attention. Massimo knows how to make a Farr 40 go fast!
July 1, 2015
SMALL CHANGES BIG DIFFERENCE SERIES - EPISODE 1
In the first of Quantum Sails’ Small Changes/ Big Difference series aimed at Farr 40 racers and keelboat racing enthusiasts, sailing journalist Andy Rice talks to one of the most accomplished professional sailors of the modern era and a multiple world champion in the Farr 40, Quantum Sails’ very own Terry Hutchinson.
In this episode, you can get Terry’s thoughts on:
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