The 2012 Lightning NA’s and W/J/M’s will be held at Houston Yacht Club in early August. HYC and Texas Lightning District would like to encourage you to consider entering. Houston provides a great sailing venue with racing area immediately off the club in an open bay with afternoon sea breeze. It will be the Worlds qualifier for USA entrants for the 2013 Italy Worlds so you can expect top competition
While there are not a lot of “spare” race ready Lightings in Texas we are putting together a program to facilitate chartering.
If you can meet the dates below for booking and paying for a charter we will aim to make arrangements with owners and guarantee you a boat to sail.
There may be boats available later or you may want to pursue individual charter arrangements but early commitment to this plan will help give you certainty of a competitive boat for this great event
Book your intent January 10, 2012
50% Deposit February 28, 2012
Full Payment June 15, 2012
Charter Rates W/J/Ms NA’s Both Events (Quoted in $USD)
15450+ $1000 $2400 $3000
15300-15449 $800 $2000 $2500
15100-15299 $700 $1800 $2250
14980-15099 $600 $1500 $2000
Pre 14980 $400 $1200 $1500
Insurance fee (expected) $200 $200 $300
Damage Deposit $500
Charter will include boat and boat safety gear on trailer at HYC (eg includes any movement costs to get boat to Houston)
Sails, lifejackets, compass available by additional arrangement
Deposit and payment will be refundable less 20% if charterer cancels, only if the boat can be re-chartered but otherwise not refundable.
Contact Ian Edwards on firstname.lastname@example.org to book a boat or obtain more information