Beneteau First 36.7 Class Info

Quantum has quickly established the lead in this exciting one design class. Our Fusion M® Technora/Carbon class sails are very durable with a wide groove for tight class racing. Give your local Quantum rep a call to find out why more fiber, and specifically Technora fibers, give you the performance you demand while also maintaining the durability that other sailmakers cannot match.

Beneteau First 36.7 Mainsails

Beneteau First 36.7 FUSION M Class Mainsail

Fusion M™ MR 5300 mainsail with one class reef. Designed using Quantum's iQ Technology® suite of computational tools. Membrane construction features an integrated fiber network of carbon and aramid yarns; layered between polyester films. Assembled using aerospace-quality lamination techniques and thermo-set adhesives. Integrated corner and batten pocket reinforcements. Includes full-length Mainsail Turtle Bag. 

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This product may be ordered through your local rep or a class expert. For more information search for a loft or call 1-888-773-4889.

Beneteau First 36.7 Headsails

Beneteau First 36.7 FUSION M 105% Class Jib

No holds barred, flat-out performance is the design criteria for this Fusion M™ MR 5300 Jib. Features membrane construction with an integrated carbon and aramid fiber network layered between polyester films. Assembled using aerospace-quality lamination techniques and thermo-set adhesives. Integrated corner and batten pocket reinforcements. Includes full-length Headsail Turtle Bag. 

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This product may be ordered through your local rep or a class expert. For more information search for a loft or call 1-888-773-4889.

Beneteau First 36.7 FUSION M 155% AP Class Genoa

No holds barred, flat-out performance is the design criteria for this Fusion M™ MR 5300 Jib. Features membrane construction with an integrated carbon and aramid fiber network layered between polyester films. Assembled using aerospace-quality lamination techniques and thermo-set adhesives. Integrated corner and batten pocket reinforcements. Includes full-length Headsail Turtle Bag. 

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This product may be ordered through your local rep or a class expert. For more information search for a loft or call 1-888-773-4889.

Beneteau First 36.7 Spinnakers

Beneteau First 36.7 Code 1 Runner 33 gsm

Superkote 60 Spinnaker. Includes Spinnaker Duffle. 

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This product may be ordered through your local rep or a class expert. For more information search for a loft or call 1-888-773-4889.

Beneteau First 36.7 Code 2 Runner 40 gsm

Airx 650 Spinnaker. Includes Spinnaker Duffle.

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This product may be ordered through your local rep or a class expert. For more information search for a loft or call 1-888-773-4889.

Choose a Team Member

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
Dave Gerber

Dave Gerber is an experienced sailing professional, coach and instructor now based in Chicago where he continues to offer technical sales support and consultation for Quantum® sails.

Dave started working with Quantum Sails president Ed Reynolds in Northern Michigan before Quantum existed. They started together at Reynolds Sail Company in Traverse City and then worked with Sobstad Sails and Shore Sails before Reynolds co-founded Quantum Sails in 1996.

In 2007, Dave left the sailmaking world to sail and coach professionally. He's won multiple national, North American, and world championships in J/22, J/24, J/111, Melges 24 and Farr 40 classes.

In 2017, Dave returned to Quantum Sails dividing his time between Northern Michigan and Chicago to provide technical support and sail consultations. He uses his diverse experience to help clients get the most out of their time on the water. "One thing I truly enjoy about sailing is coaching and instructing new sailors," said Dave. "It's wonderful to see someone you taught succeed at sailing."

Along with his Quantum responsibilities, Dave is the Sailing Director for the Chicago Yacht Club.

Basic info
  • Nationality: USA
  • Position: Technical Sales Support & Sail Consultant
  • Current Town: Chicago
Fluency

English

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
Date Regatta Result
Jun 9, 2017 2017 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta - Chicago 3* - Partial Quantum Inventory
Jun 17, 2016 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta - Chicago 3
Jun 12, 2014 Canadian Championship 2
Jun 1, 2014 Bayview One Design Regatta 1, 3
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