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About the Lightning

  • Design: Sparkman & Stephens, 1938
  • Over 15,000 built
  • More than 100 active 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

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Regatta Winners

Sabrina Starck and Team win the Spring Classic with 9 points and Charlie Robinson and Team closed 2nd with 10 points. Jenna Probst and Team finished in 3rd with 14 points. 21 boats participated in the fun weekend! 
May 18-19                       Results, Report and Photos
Team Aromaa finished 1st with 8 points at the KPS - Kotka Regatta Ranking 2. In close second with 9 points was Laura Pesola and Team who posted 4 bullets in the 6 race series. Team Aalto finished in 3rd with 13 points. 
May 18-19 Results
Team Morin wins the light air, 2 race Lansing Tune Up Regatta with 3 points.  Second place was decided by 1 point and Team Kovalchick finished with 6 points while Teams Klaban and Watkins finished with 7 points.  
May 18    Results

Team POGO, Brad Wagnon, Bryan Bahler and Dave Corcoran wins the Indiana Open for the 4th straight time with 4 bullets! Joins a list of other 3-peat+ winners. Jeff Schall and Team finish in 2nd and Team Warner finishes in 3rd. 

May 4-5   Results, Report
The ice has melted and Finnish Teams are sailing! Kimmo Aromaa and Team edged out Sakari Pesola and Team by 1 point to win the On The Rocks Regatta - Ranking 1  Esko Aalto and Team rounded out the top 3 in the 6 race series. 
May 4-5 Results
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