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About the Lightning

  • Design: Sparkman & Stephens, 1938
  • Over 15000 built
  • More than 500 fleets worldwide
  • Length: 19'0" (5.8m)
  • Beam: 6'6" (2m)
  • Displacement: 700 lb (318 kg
  • Draft (board down): 4'11" (151.3cm)
    • (board up): 5" (12.8cm)
  • Mast height: 26'2" (7.9m)
  • Sail area (main & jib): 177 sq.ft.
  • (spinnaker): 300 sq.ft.
  • Crew (racing): 3



Recent Blogs

Recent Blogs
Recent Blogs

Regatta Winners

SELD kicked off it's traveling series and Paul Whitesides wins the Spring Board Regatta in South Carolina. 
April 7-8                                                          Results
After 14 races the overall Southern Circuit Championship came down to the last race. Team Conte edged out Team Starck for the win! 
March 23-30                                                   Results
Team Starck wins tie breaker with Team Conte to win the Midwinter Championship 
March 27-30                                                   Results
52 boat fleet for the Winter Championship! Team Conte from ARG won the 6 race series with Team Starck finishing a close 2nd - 1 point behind. 
March 23-26                                               Results
MASTER Winter Championship - Team Proctor wins followed by Team Constants then Team Davis
March 23-26                                              Results
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