Quantum Sails Ups the Ante, Melges 24 North American Championship Offers Once in a Lifetime Racing Opportunity

Experience the thrill first-hand as a guest onboard  TP52 Quantum Racing  in the 2019 or 2020 52 Super Series. - photo © Quantum Sails

Experience the thrill first-hand as a guest onboard TP52 Quantum Racing in the 2019 or 2020 52 Super Series. - photo © Quantum Sails

Article By International Melges 24 Class Association -August 9, 2019 - Traverse City, Michigan, USA - Through the generosity of Quantum Sails, the 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship is pleased to offer via an online auction, an opportunity to race aboard Quantum Racing in the 52 Super Series.

Bidding will begin on Friday, August 9, 2019 and ends Thursday, August 15, 2019. Follow this link to bid: BIDDINGFORGOOD

Experience the thrill first-hand as a guest onboard TP52 Quantum Racing in the 2019 or 2020 52 Super Series.

Prize includes round-trip airfare* and two nights accommodation for one person.

Available dates for this guest opportunity are:

  • September 24th - 28th, 2019 Sardinia, Italy

  • February 29 - March 6, 2020, Cape Town, South Africa

  • March 30 - April 4, 2020, Cape Town, South Africa

  • May 11 - 16, 2020, Scarlino, Italy

  • June 16 - 21, 2020, Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy

  • July 17 - 22, 2020, Valencia, Spain

  • September 14 - 19, 2020, Puerto Portals, Mallorca, Spain

Each yacht carries one onboard guest as part of the racing crew**, and this is a very special opportunity to be part of a professional yacht racing team. The guest is not allowed to assist the team while racing except by hiking. Race day experience includes:

  • Pre-race crew meeting

  • Official team cap and crew shirt

  • Crew lunch on the race boat

  • Racing for a full day

  • Post-race crew debrief

 
 

Travel and accommodation to be arranged with Quantum team travel agent. You are welcome to extend your trip and/or bring a guest with you at your own expense. Additional participation with the team may be limited. Contact Libby Tomlinson or call +1 (231) 313-8898.

* Prize value toward airfare $1,200** Owner-driver attendance TBD, which may influence availability of the onboard racing opportunity. Onboard opportunity may be offered only on training days and the official practice racing day if this limitation applies. Additional opportunities to view racing from the coach boat will be offered to supplement your experience.

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The Melges 24 North American Championship is supported by Hagerty Insurance, Quantum Sails, Boston Whaler, Mercedes-Benz, Melges Performance Sailboats, Costa, Baird Wealth Management, Irish Boat Shop, TruNorth Financial Group, Tito's Handmade Vodka, Bevanda Products, Sail22, Good & Ugly, Coral Reef Sailing Apparel (CRSA), Folgarelli's, The Center Plastic Surgery and Skin Care, Crew Facility Services, Snowden Commercial, West Bay Boatworks, Off Grid Food Co., Third Coast Insurance Agency, Ellibee Irrigation and Prestige Worldwide.

Experience the thrill first-hand as a guest onboard  TP52 Quantum Racing  in the 2019 or 2020 52 Super Series. - photo © Quantum Sails

Experience the thrill first-hand as a guest onboard TP52 Quantum Racing in the 2019 or 2020 52 Super Series. - photo © Quantum Sails

Experience the thrill first-hand as a guest onboard  TP52 Quantum Racing  in the 2019 or 2020 52 Super Series. - photo © Quantum Sails

Experience the thrill first-hand as a guest onboard TP52 Quantum Racing in the 2019 or 2020 52 Super Series. - photo © Quantum Sails

Competing at the approaching Melges 24 North American Championship, Richard Reid's  Zingara CAN853 , with Quantum Sails' expert Scott Nixon onboard, is fully equipped with Quantum sails - photo ©IM24CA/Zerogradinord

Competing at the approaching Melges 24 North American Championship, Richard Reid's Zingara CAN853, with Quantum Sails' expert Scott Nixon onboard, is fully equipped with Quantum sails - photo ©IM24CA/Zerogradinord

Megan Ratliff's Quantum equipped  Decorum USA805  was the Corinthian division' winner at the Sperry Charleston Race Week 2019 - photo ©IM24CA/Zerogradinord

Megan Ratliff's Quantum equipped Decorum USA805 was the Corinthian division' winner at the Sperry Charleston Race Week 2019 - photo ©IM24CA/Zerogradinord