25 January 2014

Quantum Racing Win At Key West Regatta



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Published on Jan 21, 2014

Quantum Racing Win At Key West Regatta « CBS Miami"Amway President Doug DeVos and his Quantam Racing crew have won the 52 class at the Key West 2014 sailing regatta off the Florida Keys. Although DeVos could only muster a third-place finish during Friday’s 10th and final race, it was good enough to beat series runnerup Ran, skippered by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom, racing under a Swedish flag. Last year’s winner, Italian-flagged Azzurra, co-owned by Argentinean pharmaceutical mogul Pablo Roemmers, won Friday, but finished third in the five-day competition...."
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Quantum Racing Win At Key West Regatta
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