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Lightning Class News

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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

Recent Blogs

Recent Blogs
Recent Blogs

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Regatta Winners

David Starck, Debbie Probst and Jenna Probst won the 13 Race Southern Circuit Series on the final day with 59 points. Team Proctor won the 88 point tie for second over Tanner Probst and his team. Bobby Starck and his team finished in fourth with 111 points and Team Allen finished in 5th with 123 points. 
Mar 18-25 Results
Congratulations to Bobby Starck, Adam Starck and Buck Rathbun for winning the Deep South Regatta with 24 points. David Starck and his team won the 25 point tie for second over Team Proctor. 
Mar 23-25 Results
Congrats to Jody Starck, Tom Starck and Elizabeth Starck for winning the Winter Championship with12 points. Team Lutz finished in second with 18 points and Team Robles in third with 20 points. 
Mar 18-22 Results
Congratulations to Jody Lutz, Jay Lutz and Chris Schon for winning the Master Winter Championship by 1 point over David Starck and his team. Team Diaz finished third. 
Mar 18-22                                      Results
Great conditions and tight racing at the Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta, Team Lutz won the 8 race regatta with 40 points, David Starck and his Team finished 2 points back and Team Diaz finished in third with 47 points. Racing was so close that most races the entire fleet finished within 45-120 seconds apart. 
Feb 17-19 Results 
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