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Cruising Mainsails: You Have Options

Quantum’s woven mainsails rely on the proven performance and durability of high-quality woven polyester, with the tightest weave and greatest stretch-resistance. Woven sails continue to be the most popular and affordable type of sails for small to medium boats. For larger … Continue reading

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Ask Quantum Sails: How Long Do Sails Last?

This is a loaded question! The answer every sailor wants to hear is, ‘forever.’ Or at least, ‘a very long time.’ In reality, the answer is more complicated. As a triangle, sails will last for a surprisingly long time. Structurally, sails … Continue reading

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Better Performance, More Fun

Compared to woven polyester sails, Quantum’s Fusion M™ membrane sails provide significantly better shape when new and dramatically improved shape life over the long haul. Membrane sails can have two to three times the shape life of a standard woven sail. … Continue reading

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Cruising Sails for Around the World or Across the Bay

When people think of Quantum, they often think of our high-tech racing sails. The fact is, we build just as many cruising sails. Thousands of sailors worldwide rely on Quantum cruising sails to take on the most ambitious sailing plans … Continue reading

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Rock On with Quantum Cruising Spinnakers

At Quantum Sails, what started as a simple, multi-purpose asymmetrical spinnaker design has been transformed into a sophisticated series of spinnakers specifically designed for the unique requirements of cruising sailors. A direct descendent from our racing designs, Quantum’s cruising spinnakers … Continue reading

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Sail Considerations for In-Boom Furling

Considering a furling system for your mainsail? As you weigh the pros and cons of in-boom vs. in-mast furling, it’s important to be aware that problems cited with in-boom systems often stem from the sail itself. Construction of a sail … Continue reading

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A Stitch in Time…

Sail inspection should be done at least once each season. The service techs at Quantum Sails say early identification of minor problems and preventive maintenance helps to minimize major issues (and repair bills) down the road. Over the coming weeks, a lot … Continue reading

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Cruising Mainsails: You Have Options

Quantum’s woven mainsails rely on the proven performance and durability of high-quality woven polyester, with the tightest weave and greatest stretch-resistance. Woven sails continue to be the most popular and affordable type of sails for small to medium boats. For larger … Continue reading

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