SAIL ON. SALE NOW.  Technically beautiful sails. For every sailor. Delivered this season.  Request a Quote

J/70 Class Info

When the J/70 was introduced, Quantum was tapped by J/Boats to be one of the lead sail developers for the class. From the beginning, the Quantum team has shared the passion, excitement and devotion to the class, with a commitment to continuous sail improvement. As we lead into the 2017 regatta season, we are excited to announce the all new J/70 Cross-cut Mainsail as well as updates to our Radial Jib and Airx 650 Spinnaker.

The new Cross-cut Mainsail has been through rigorous testing proving its ability to please as well as delivering speed and versatility. Built using premium Dimension Polyant fabric, and designed with our proprietary iQ Technology®, the Cross-cut Mainsail is easy to trim, easy to tune and, of course, very fast.

In addition to fleet leading sails, Quantum’s J/70 experts are at your service with support, webinars, tuning guides and on the race circuit with dock talks and clinics.

Shop Now

J/70 Mainsails

J/70 Mainsail Cross Cut WC3

New to the 2019 line-up, the Quantum J/70 Cross-cut Mainsail is easy to trim, easy to tune, versatile and fast. Designed by Quantum's Fernando Sallent, in close collaboration with the company's J/70 class experts, this sail has been through rigorous testing and is the next step in J/70 sailing. The sail is built using premium 5.5 RSQ Contender sail fabric and designed with our proprietary iQ Technology®. If you are looking for the most advanced equipment to give you a leg-up this season, this is your sail.

The sail includes RBS Battens (light and heavy are standard), vision windows, tell tales, numbers, draft stripes, roll bag, insignia and both the J/70 Class and ISAF royalties.

This product may be ordered through your local rep or a class expert.

(888) 773-4889
Request a quote Find a loft

J/70 Headsails

J/70 Jib S-2

This product may be ordered through your local rep or a class expert.

(888) 773-4889
Request a quote Find a loft

J/70 Spinnakers

J/70 Spinnaker FS-5 - Airx 650

This product may be ordered through your local rep or a class expert.

(888) 773-4889
Request a quote Find a loft

J/70 Spinnaker FS-5 - Dynakote 75

This product may be ordered through your local rep or a class expert.

(888) 773-4889
Request a quote Find a loft

J/70 Accessories

J/70 Jib Batten Set

RBS Tapered Battens

Order online

This item will be available to ship in 1 to 2 weeks

J/70 Mainsail Battens

Order online

This item will be available to ship in 1 to 2 weeks

Choose a Team Member

Kris Werner

Kris Werner is a graduate of New York Maritime College at Fort Schuyler, where he earned an unlimited tonnage/oceans USCG license and a Bachelor of Science degree in marine transportation and business. For several years, Kris served as a collegiate sailing coach, bringing the team to a top 20 US ranking. He then served as a ship's officer on oceangoing tankers. Previous positions include a chief officer on the Rochester Fast Ferry, a broker with RCR Yachts, and designing with Steve Haarstick for Beneteau 40.7s, J/24s, and J/70s. For the past three years, Kris worked at Haarstick Sailmakers, becoming owner of the sail loft.

Kris has extensive experience on offshore and one design racing campaigns, as both a driver and crew. In addition to a busy life sailing and running his business, Kris is the proud father of three energetic boys: Steven, Chase, and Austin.

Basic info
  • Nationality: USA
  • Position: Owner, Quantum Sails Rochester
  • Current Town: Rochester
Career highlights
  • 2018 - Verve Cup/J-88 North American Championship- 1st Place
  • 2018 - CanAm Challenge- J-88 Great Lakes Championship 1st Place
  • 2018 - Charleston Race Week- J-88 1st Place
  • 2018 - J/24 Midwinters 3rd Place
  • 2017 - Charleston Race Week – J/88 1st Place
  • 2017 - J/88 North American Championship 1st Place
  • 2017 - J/22 Midwinters - 2nd Place
  • 2017 - Quantum Key West- J/88-1st Place - Tactics/Mainsail
  • 2016 - J/24 Great Lakes Championship- 1st - Helm
  • 2016 - CanAm Regatta- J-88 Class- 1st Place - Tactician/Mainsail
  • 2016 - J/22 World Championship- 4th place - Tactics/Bow
  • 2014 & 2015- J-70 Winter Series- 5th Overall- 45boats-helm
  • 2013 - Charleston Race Week One Design Overall Champion- J/24-helm
  • 2012 - Newport-Bermuda - 2nd Place - Swan 42-helmsman
  • 2012 - Argo Gold Cup Match Race World Tour event- Bow
  • 2011 - IRC North American Champion-helm
  • 2009 - Lake Ontario / LYRA Boat of the Year- Beneteau 40.7-helm/tactics
  • 2009 - Lake Ontario 300 - 1st Place-skipper
  • 2006-8 - Meter North American Champion-tactics/mainsail
  • 2005 - J/24 Great Lakes Champion-helm
  • 1998 - 2001 Coached NY Maritime College Sailing team to National Ranking
  • 1998 - Empire State Games- Gold Medal- Laser
Scott Nixon

Scott Nixon has been involved with racing his whole life. An All-American sailor at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Scott later coached many students to the All-American ranks at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. He has a wide range of racing experiences, including dinghies, One Design keelboats, inshore big boats, and offshore distance racing.

Scott joined Quantum Sails in 2000, and his experiences bring a unique skill-set to Quantum’s programs. Focusing primarily on One Design classes, he is directly involved in testing, design, and development of Quantum’s One Design sail programs, working directly with the design team to make sure Quantum® sails are at the front of the fleet.

Scott has sailed with Quantum customers to win championships at the world, Gold Cup, European, North American, and national levels. His hands-on approach includes active campaigns and racing in the following classes for Quantum: J/22, J/24, J/70, J/80, J/109, J/111, C&C 30, Farr 30, Farr 40, NYYC 42, Swan 45, Melges 20, Melges 24, and Melges 32.

Basic info
  • Nationality: USA
  • Position: Global Offshore One Design Director
  • Current Town: Annapolis
Kerry Klingler

When Kerry Klingler was eight years old, his father decided sailing would be a good sport for the family to enjoy together. Kerry and his dad learned to sail at the same time, and Kerry fell in love. He started to race competitively at the local yacht club, and by the time he was a senior in high school he knew he wanted to make the sailing industry his career. He dreamed of life as a sailmaker and decided to pursue that dream.

Kerry jumped into the industry and found himself not only making sails, but running a loft as well. While he appreciated the opportunity to stay in the industry, he felt his talents growing stale. "I was designing sails, but no one was pushing me to the next level as a maker or designer," he said. "I started looking for a position where I could design with a company that was technologically advanced so I could become a better, smarter, more advanced sail designer."

He found that opportunity at Quantum Sails. As the J-Boat Team Leader, Kerry not only designs sails for some of the largest One Design fleets, he also gets out of the loft to help his clients get the most out of every sail. Though people recognize him as a dedicated sailmaker, he’s also working hard all the time to provide the best service and products for their boats.

"I teach them first," he said. "I show them how to tune the boat, how the sail should sit on the boat, how to trim it, and more. It's a pretty comprehensive session where I try to infuse as much knowledge as possible."

Basic info
  • Nationality: USA
  • Position: J-Boat Team Leader
Career highlights
  • J/80 – 4-time North American champion, former world champion and top competitor since 2000
  • J/109 – 5-time North American champion
  • Numerous big boat races, including success on J/133 and J/146. Most recently winning the Newport to Bermuda race on Apollo, a new J/121.
Jeff Thorpe

Jeff Thorpe was eight years old when he started the Leo Robbins sailing program. The instructor told his dad that Jeff wasn’t cut out for sailing, but Jeff went back the next season and hasn’t stopped sailing since. Throughout high school he raced Sabots, Lasers, and Laser 2s. When it was time for college, he didn’t have the money, so he took a job building and racing Morc boats at Pinnacle Yacht Design Group.

Jeff stayed involved in the marine industry in a variety of ways, from an Olympic campaign with friends to fixing and rebuilding J/24s at his own shop to working in a sail loft. While working at the loft, he had the opportunity to sail on a J/125 with Quantum sails. Jeff was impressed with what he saw. He contacted Quantum Sails and told them he needed to work for them.

Today Jeff works as a sail consultant at the Quantum Pacific loft, giving his clients the attention to detail they need to find the right sails. With his extensive sailing history, he’s more than qualified to help others figure out exactly what they need to meet their goals. "I spent years running offshore racing programs, so I have a fair bit of knowledge that helps me provide my clients with a great resource when they have questions," said Jeff. "I make sure they understand all the options available to them to help them enjoy their sailing."

Jeff's sailing experience includes J/70, J/111, J/105, J/125, Melges 24, Olson 30, E-22, PHRF, ORR, IRC, TP 52, Santa Cruz 70, and Santa Cruz 52 classes, as well as offshore catamarans, cruising boats, and racing boats.

Basic info
  • Nationality: USA
  • Position: Sail Consultant
  • Current Town: Pt. Richmond
Career highlights
  • 2006-2013 Several class wins in Transpac and Pacific Cup races
Alejandro Irigoyen

Alejandro Irigoyen

Alejandro Irigoyen started sailing when he was 12 years old. His father was a keen sailboat racer at the Yacht Club Argentino, and Alejandro spent his weekends racing and living aboard the family’s wooden S&S Finisterre. By the time he graduated high school, Alejandro knew he wanted to dedicate his life to sailing, so he started studying yacht design.

He started his sailmaking career in 1982 working for Hood, before starting his own Sobstad loft. In 2001, Alejandro joined the Quantum Sails family. “It was a natural decision,” he said. “I shared the same view and goals as the founding group.”

Though he’s sailed in various classes, Alejandro’s expertise includes Optimist, Cadet, 470, Snipe, J/24, J/70, J/105, Soto 33, and Soto 44 classes. Whether he’s sharing his class knowledge and experience, or helping customers organize their campaigns and training, Alejandro’s passion for excellence provides the best service, products, and support for his customers.

Basic info
  • Nationality: Argentina
Career highlights
  • 15-time National Champion in Argentina, Chile, Brazil, and Peru
  • 6-time South American Champion in Cadet, 470, J/24, and Soto 40 as helm/skipper
  • Coached 470 Olympic bronze medalist teams in 2000 & 2012
  • Coached Soto 40 Team Negra in 2010 & 2013
  • Has successfully raced as elm/trimmer/tactician on board various one One Design and offshore boats at regattas in more than 30 countries around the world
Maxim Logutenko

Maxim started working in the Quantum Russia office in 2010 after a lifetime of sailing experiences. He started sailing on Optimist boats when he was six years old and became a champion sailor. He is a two-time All-Japan Mini Hopper and Sea Hopper Junior Champion, two-time Quarter Ton class All-Russia Champion, and the 2008 Dragon European Champion. Maxim is also experienced on Cadet, 470, 49er and RC44 boats. When he's not sailing, Maxim also coaches, including the Russian Yngling class for the 2008 Olympics.

When Maxim decided to transition into selling sails, he chose Quantum because of its state-of-the-art design and development, as well as Quantum's reputation for quality. He is excited to work with new and repeat clients to help everyone find the fastest, most competitive sails.

Travis Odenbach

Travis Odenbach rose to the top of the One Design circuit in multiple classes in a short amount of time. A native of Rochester who grew up sailing in the Rochester Yacht Club, his first race experience as a boy was on a Laser. As a member of a sail racing family, he crewed with his parents on their family C&C 37 R and later their Concordia 47.

At age 20 he bought himself a J22 and worked hard to have success on the race course. This led to his first job in the sailing industry with Waterline Systems. As a young sailor, he worked with experts from sail companies who helped him learn the business and fine tune his racing skills. It's this experience that drives Travis to do the work he does today. He now consults other sailors to help them have the best possible experience on the water and he loves being able to give back to the sport in this way.

His career has taken him from North Sails to Haarstick Sailmakers and now to Quantum Sails Rochester. During this time he has polished his skills as a one-on-one sales consultant who specializes in One Design sails and works with sailors all over the world. He is an accomplished member of Quantum's team of J/22, J/24, and J/70 class experts.

In the J/24 class, Travis has won the North Americans and finished in the top three multiple times at Nationals, North Americans, and Worlds. In the Beneteau First 36.7 class he's helped win three North American championships, and in the J/22 class he has multiple top-five finishes at the world and North American championships. Around the country you can find Travis winning many regional events driving his own J/24 or helping customers on J/70s, J/24s, J/22s, Ideal 18s, and other larger boats. Some of his career highlights included a division win on a Carkeek HPR 40 in the 2016 Annapolis-to-Newport regatta, second place at the 2017 J/22 North Americans, and third at the J/24 Worlds. Travis also enjoys Moth sailing.

Basic info
  • Nationality: USA
  • Position: One Design Specialist
  • Current Town: Rochester
Fluency

English

Career highlights
  • 2017 J/24 Kiel Race week, Kiel Germany 2nd place
  • 2017 J/24 Midwinters 2nd place Helmsman
  • 2017 J/24 North Americans Houston Yacht Club 3rd
  • 2017 J/22 Midwinters 2nd Helmsman
  • 2017 J/22 Jack Rabbit Regatta 1st place Helmsman
  • 2017 J/22 North Americans 2nd place Helmsman
  • 2017 Charleston Race Week Viper 2nd place Tactician
  • 2017 J/70 Great Lakes Championship/CAN AM Challenge 1st place Tactician
  • 2017 Davis Island J/70 Winter Series 4th place Tactician
  • 2016 J/24 North Americans Port Credit Yacht Club 2nd
  • 2016 J/24 Kiel Race Week, Kiel Germany 2nd place Helmsman
  • 2016 J/22 Worlds 4th Helmsman
  • 2016 J/70 Can Am Challenge 2nd place Tactician
  • 2015 J/24 World Championship- Boltenhagen, Germany: 3rd Place; Helmsman
  • 2015 J/24 North American Championship- Portland, ME: 2nd Place; Helmsman
  • 2015 J/24 East Coast Championship- Annapolis, MD: 1st Place; Helmsman
  • 2015 J/22 North Americans- Houston, TX: 4th Place; Helmsman
  • 2015 Lake Ontario Freedom Long Distance Race; Concordia 47: 1st Place; Helmsman
  • 2015 Annapolis to Newport Long Distance Race; Carkeek 40: 1st Place; Crew
  • 2014 J/24 World Championship- Newport, RI: 5th Place; Helmsman (75 Boats)
  • 2014 J/70 Can Am Challenge- Youngstown, NY: 2nd Place; Helmsman
  • 2014 Lake Ontario Freedom Long Distance Race; Concordia 47: 1st Place; Helmsman
  • 2013 J/24 World Championship- Howth, Ireland: 3rd Place; Helmsman
  • 2012 J/24 North Americans- Jacksonville, FL: 3rd Place; Helmsman
  • 2011 J/24 North American Championship- Halifax, Nova Scotia: 1st Place; Helmsman
  • 2011 J/24 North East Championship- Lake George, NY: 1st Place; Helmsman (70 Boats)
  • 2011 J/24 World Championship- Buenos Aires, Argentina: 8th Place; Crew
  • 2011 J/22 World Championship- New Orleans, LA: 8th Place; Helmsman
  • 2010 J/22 North American Championship- Buffalo, NY: 6th Place; Helmsman
  • 2010 Beneteau 36.7 North American Championship: 1st Place; Crew
  • 2009 Beneteau 36.7 North American Championship: 1st Place; Crew
  • 2008 Beneteau 36.7 North American Championship: 1st Place; Crew
Carter White

Carter White began sailing before he could walk, first on the family's Lightning and later on their J/24. He has experienced the beauty of the Gulf of Maine while cruising and racing its coast of Maine. And though Carter has sailed and raced on multiple continents and in hundreds of locations, he considers the Maine coast of one the best places in the world to sail.
 
An accomplished junior sailor, Carter competed in multiple National Championships, including the U.S. Sailing Bemis and Sears competitions. He then took a chance on an upstart college program at Hobart and William Smith Colleges where he majored in economics and joined an aggressive, young, and new sailing team. Carter helped build the program into a national contender almost immediately; by his senior year, the program was ranked number one in the country. Carter was named All American for outstanding performance in intercollegiate sailing competition. 
 
Following graduation, Carter worked for a local sailmaker in Maine. There he learned sail design, built and repaired sails, installed marine rigging, managed the small business, and helped it grow into the leading local source for sails, canvas, and rigging. Carter also sailed with many of his customers, helping them win major championships such as the PHRF New England Championships and Key West Race Week.
 
Carter took this broad experience and started a business running sailing regattas and providing custom apparel and marketing products to marine businesses and events. The company is still going strong today. He is excited to move to the next challenge with Quantum Sails and focus on his true passion of helping sailors get more out of their boats, whether on the race course, gunkholing down the coast, or making a long ocean passage.

Basic info
  • Nationality: USA
  • Position: Portland Loft manager/Sail Consultant
  • Home town: Cumberland, Maine
  • Current Town: Portland, Maine
Career highlights
  • 4-time Maine High School State Champion (1990-1994)
  • All American for Hobart & William Smith Colleges (1998)
  • Key West Race Week (2001), 1st place, Tactician and Starting Helmsman
  • Swan 42 U.S. Nationals (2011), 1st place, Mainsail Trimmer
  • Block Island Race Week (2011), 1st place, Swan 42 Division, Mainsail Trimmer
  • Swan 42 U.S. Nationals (2012), 1st place, Mainsail Trimmer
  • Charleston Race Week (2014), 3rd place, 80 boat J/70 class, Tactician
  • J/24 U.S. National Championship (2016), 2nd place, Skipper
  • U.S. Sailing Adult Championships Mallory Cup (2017), 1st place, J/70, Helmsman
  • J/24 World Championships (2017), 4th place tie, Helmsman
Date Regatta Result
Jun 16, 2019 2019 Cleveland Race Week 3
May 5, 2019 2019 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Annapolis 2
Apr 14, 2019 2019 San Isidro Labrador Regatta 2, 3
Feb 17, 2019 2019 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta St Petersburg 1
Jan 6, 2019 2019 J/70 Winter Series 2 2, 1*
Dec 8, 2018 2018 J/70 Winter Series 1 1
Dec 8, 2018 2018 J/70 Winter Series 1 - Corinthian 1
Aug 24, 2018 2018 Verve Cup Inshore Regatta 3
Jul 27, 2018 2018 CanAm Challenge 2, 3
Jun 8, 2018 2018 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Chicago 2
Jun 1, 2018 2018 Bayview One Design Regatta 1, 3
Jun 1, 2018 2018 Cleveland Race Week One Design 1, 3
May 11, 2018 2018 J/70 Italian Championship 3
May 11, 2018 2018 J/70 Cup 2018 Porto Ercole 3
Jun 9, 2017 2017 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta - Chicago 2, 5, 6
Jun 3, 2017 2017 Cedar Point One Design Regatta 4
Jun 3, 2017 2017 Cedar Point One Design Regatta - Corinthian Division 1
May 6, 2017 2017 American Yacht Club Spring Regatta 3
May 5, 2017 2017 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta - Annapolis 3, 5
May 5, 2017 2017 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta - Annapolis, Corinthian 1* - Partial Quantum Inventory
Apr 29, 2017 2017 FWBC J/70 Southwest Circuit Regatta #2 2, 5
Apr 20, 2017 2017 Sperry Charleston Race Week 3, 4
Apr 20, 2017 2017 Sperry Charleston Race Week - Corinthian Division 1, 2
Apr 8, 2017 2017 Austin Yacht Club Governor's Cup 1, 3
Mar 11, 2017 2017 Bacardi Miami Race Week 4, 7, 10, 11
Feb 23, 2017 2017 Quantum J/70 Midwinter Championship 4
Feb 5, 2017 2016/17 Quantum J/70 Winter Series - #3 4
Feb 5, 2017 2016/17 Quantum J/70 Winter Series Corinthian Division- #3 2
Jan 15, 2017 2017 Quantum Key West Race Week 2
Jan 15, 2017 2017 Quantum Key West Race Week - Corinthian 1
Jan 7, 2017 2016/17 Quantum J/70 Winter Series - #2 2, 3
Jan 7, 2017 2016/17 Quantum J/70 Winter Series - #2, Corinthian Division 3, 4, 5
Dec 10, 2016 2016/2017 Quantum Winter Series 1, 4, 5
Dec 10, 2016 2016/2017 Quantum Winter Series - Corinthian Divsion 1, 3
Nov 11, 2016 2016/2017 Monaco Winter Series - Act 1 2
Oct 21, 2016 2016 Inaugural J/70 Corinthian National Championship 2, 4* - *Partial Quantum Inventory
Oct 7, 2016 2016 East Coast Championship 3
Sep 15, 2016 2016 Rolex Big Boat Series 1 - Partial Quantum Inventory
Aug 29, 2016 2016 Chicago Verve Inshore Regatta 1, 2
Aug 29, 2016 2016 Chicago Verve Inshore Regatta - Corinthian 1
Jul 29, 2016 Ugotta Regatta 1, 5
Jul 29, 2016 Ugotta Regatta - Corinthian Division 3
Jul 22, 2016 Can Am Challenge 1, 2, 4
This website uses cookies and collects anonymous usage statistics. Privacy Policy