Cruisers Can Fly Spinnakers Too!

So are you sick of your jib flogging around when you turn the boat down wind? Do you dread heading down wind because you know the boat’s performance will drastically suffer? Somehow the thought of the spinnaker is always nice, but when it really comes down to it, MAN that’s a lot of work! Not […]

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The Self Tending Jib Boom

Jib boom or no jib boom… that is the question. First we need to figure out why it’s there to begin with. The jib boom really only has its advantages when sailing “off the wind”. It allows the sail to maintain a well projected, fast sail shape as the sheet is eased off of centerline. […]

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The Annapolis Fall Boat Show……

……is back again. This year, just to mix things up a bit, the Powerboat Show will be up first, starting tomorrow October 3-6. Make sure you visit us at our booth¬†(Tent O-13)¬†next week at the Sailboat Show which will begin on the 10th through the 14th. Also you can see our ad in this month’s […]

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The Annapolis Spring Boat Show Lives On!

Well folks,¬†apparently the last one was such a success that they’re doing it again.¬†U.S. Yacht Shows¬†proudly presents, the second annual Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show 2013. The event will be held in Annapolis’¬†historical downtown, City Dock. The Annapolis Fall boat show, has helped to build the town’s reputation for hosting the largest boat show in the […]

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Best Crew Work Ever

Looking for a good video to inspire your crew. I was pleased to find this gem in the Quantum Racing library. Leave it up to Team Quantum and skipper Terry Hutchinson to demonstrate perfect boat mechanincs. If you have never seen a full crew on TP52 work in harmony before then this is a good […]

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Pirates Amidst!

I really didn’t intend to blog so much about the Volvo Ocean Race but there is just so much interesting news!¬† Apparently¬†the French Team, Groupama retain a 80 NM lead but maybe not for long. As the fleet heads into the Indian Ocean and perhaps the trickiest and most unpredictable portion of the race, The […]

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Amazing Crew Work

Take a minute to check out the¬†impeccable¬†crew work of Team Quantum as well as the excellent helmsman skills in close quarters of Annapolis’ own, Terry Hutchinson, long time skipper of the TP52 Quantum Racing Team.

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