Lido 14 CLASS INFO

Quantum’s Lido 14 Class Sails are the benchmark for this venerable, family-friendly class. Our sails are fast, easy to use, and technologically superior to all others. The results make it clear: Quantum customers have dominated both club and National Championships for the past few decades. We are always available for tuning or racing related questions.

Lido 14 Mainsails

Lido 14 JM-1 MAINSAIL

The goal of this proven fast design was to create a sail that has "easy speed." Because Lido racing isusually on short courses, there isn't much time to spend with finicky sails that are hard to trim. The JM-1 Class Mainsail has been developed to work in harmony with the L-7 Jib. Our main has a twist profile on the leech that allows it to be sheeted harder without stalling. This tightens the headstay and improves pointing. The mainsail panel layout utilizes a rocked panel plan to limit stretch, creating a sail that is both stable and highly durable. This approach has created a flatter sail shape for easier trim in the drifters, while still remaining powerful for heavier teams and medium winds. The sail comes with threetapered epoxy battens that have been placed to maximize roach. The main has a leech telltale, inlaid vision window, roll bag, insignia, and your choice of color for the sail number and draft stripes.

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Lido 14 Headsails

Lido 14 L-7 JIB

The L-7 Class Jib is an all-purpose sail that has the power to get you through a variety of conditions. Whether you sail on a lake or in open water, this sail has a unique panel layout that helps it set up in a variety of conditions with minimal adjustment. The sail comes with an oversized clew patch to help with long term durability, telltales, a roll bag, inlaid vision window (maintaining correct sail shape for many seasons), and optional jib sheets (please specify pintle or clip attachment). 

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Lido 14 Accessories

Lido 14 Boat Cover

Boat Cover

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Lido 14 Boom Sock

Boom Sock

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Lido 14 EXTRA SET OF BATTENS

EXTRA SET OF BATTENS

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Lido 14 JIB SHEETS (Clip On)

JIB SHEETS (Clip On)

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Lido 14 JIB SHEETS (Pintle)

JIB SHEETS (Pintle)

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Lido 14 Mast Bag

Prevent your jib sheets from getting caught on the mast base cleats.

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Lido 14 News And Resources

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George grew up in San Diego racing Stars, Lasers and Snipes. As a kid, he made sails for his model boats before eventually taking a part-time job with Quantum during high school and college. He came on full-time in 1993 as a sailmaker and designer.

Using the latest computer design programs, George is able to create the fastest, most efficient sails for smaller One Design boats. This technology, combined with his intimate understanding of One Design sailing, allows him to create the most versatile sails available. The San Diego loft designs a variety of One Design sails, including Thistle and Lido 14, but their specialties are Olympic Class Star and Snipe boats.

George is the 2009 Star World Champion, as well as an 21-time National/North American Champion. In addition to his sail-making abilities and wins, he is also an accomplished keelboat tactician and trimmer.

BASIC INFO
  • Nationality: USA
  • Position: Sail Consultant
  • Current Town: San Diego
Career highlights
  • 2011 Star North American Champion
  • 2010 Star North American Champion
  • 2009 Star World Champion
  • 2005 Star North American Champion
  • 2005 Snipe National Champion
  • 2001 Star North American Champion
  • 2000 Snipe North American Champion
  • 2000 Snipe National Champion
  • 1999 Snipe North American Champion
  • 1999 Snipe National Champion
  • 1998 Snipe North American Champion
  • 1998 Snipe National Champion
  • 1997 Snipe North American Champion
  • 1997 Snipe National Champion
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