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QUANTUM KEY WEST RACE WEEK CLOSES WITH A BANG

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January 20, 2017

Quantum Racing CrewDoug De Vos (center, kneeling) and the Quantum Racing team received overall Boat of the Week honors - photo Quantum Key West Race Week/PhotoBoat.com

Quantum Racing named Boat of the Week; Hot Mess earns Corinthian honors

KEY WEST, Fla. – By winning the final race of the highly competitive 52 Super Series and with it the class championship, Doug De Vos’ (Ada, MI) Quantum Racing was awarded Boat of the Week honors at the 30th anniversary Quantum Key West Race Week hosted by the Storm Trysail Club.

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FRIDAY BRIEFING: Happy Quantum Sails Day

January 20, 2017

AM Brief 0120Looking out on the Key West Bight sees a light southerly breeze ahead of the final day of racing (Quantum Key West Race Week/Sean McNeill).

KEY WEST, Fla. – The final day of the 30th anniversary Quantum Key West Race Week – Quantum Sails Day – sees one race on tap for all classes. Completing that lone, hour long race, however, might be difficult.

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QUANTUM KEY WEST RACE WEEK HEADS DOWN TO THE WIRE IN FOUR CLASSES

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January 19, 2017

2017 Quantum Key West RW A2 0194Marine Partner's Day saw racing tighten to a final race showdown in 3 classes, including the 52 SuperSeries, where Quantum Racing is poised to repeat their win here last year - photo Quantum Key West Race Week/PhotoBoat.com

Marine Partners’ Day won by Peter Wagner’s J/111 Skeleton Key

KEY WEST, Fla. – Four classes are up for grabs with one race remaining at the 30th anniversary Quantum Key West Race Week. Tomorrow’s lone race for all racing classes will decide the winner in the 52 Super Series, J/111 Class, J/70 Class and ORC Class.

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THURSDAY BRIEFING: Lighter winds ahead

January 19, 2017

IMG 20170119 WA0000A light wind has forced a shoreside postponement at Quantum Key West Race Week - photo Quantum Key West Race Week/PhotoBoat.com

KEY WEST, Fla. – The conditions have taken a decided turn towards the light side at Quantum Key West Race Week and at 0900 the race committee issued a harbor postponement. No racing will occur before 1300 hours.

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QUANTUM KEY WEST RACE WEEK REELS OFF THREE RACES IN FADING WINDS

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January 18, 2017

PR 1A webMount Gay Rum Day won by first-time entrant J.D. Hill’s Second Star

Mount Gay Rum Day won by first-time entrant J.D. Hill’s Second Star

KEY WEST, Fla. – Day 3 at the 30th anniversary Quantum Key West Race Week – Mount Gay Rum Day – saw a softening of the breeze on the racecourse and a corresponding shakeup on the scoreboard in some classes.

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QUANTUM KEY WEST RACE WEEK ROLLICKS THROUGH DAY 2

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January 17, 2017

KWP08 lo resLewmar Day provided brilliant conditions once again in Key West  - photo Andy Newman/Florida Keys New Bureau

Lewmar Day won by J/88 Hijinks as conditions continue to provide thrilling racing

KEY WEST, Fla. – To the delight of the more than 600 sailors competing in the 30th anniversary Quantum Key West Race Week, Day 2’s racing nearly mirrored Day 1’s memorable conditions.

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TUESDAY BRIEFING: More of the same awesomeness on Tap

January 17, 2017

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KEY WEST, Fla. – The 30th anniversary Quantum Key West Race Week kicked off in fine style yesterday with 15- to 20-knot winds. To say that the sailors came off the water smiling would be an understatement – they were pumped. Stoked. Ecstatic. It was Key West sailing at its best.

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QUANTUM KEY WEST RACE WEEK OPENS WITH EPIC CONDITIONS

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January 16, 2017

2017 Quantum Key West RW A 0210City of Key West Boat of the Day: double-bullet winner Platoon racing in the 52 SuperSeries - photo Quantum Key West Race Week/PhotoBoat.com

City of Key West Day won by 52 Super Series leader Platoon of Germany

KEY WEST, Fla. –The comments from the first day of the 30th anniversary Quantum Key West Race Week, the City of Key West Day, were nearly unanimous – epic sailing conditions in one of the best racing venues in the world.

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UNIQUELY RACE WEEK

January 15, 2017

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As one of sailing’s most remote regatta venues, the appeal of Quantum Key West Race Week is not just what racers discover on the land and on the water. It’s the complete regatta experience, one found nowhere else

KEY WEST, Fla. – The proverb “From small beginnings come great things” aptly describes Quantum Key West Race Week, this year celebrating its 30th anniversary on the turquoise palate surrounding Key West. Innocuously started to help broaden Yachting magazine’s appeal, Race Week grew into the most important regatta in North America and the best winter destination regatta in the world.

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