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About the Lightning

  • Design: Sparkman & Stephens, 1938
  • Over 15000 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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Recent Blogs

Regatta Winners

4 different race winners at the Wild Oyster Regatta and no racing on Sunday due to too much wind. Team Davis wins with 13 points, Brian Taboada and Team finish 2nd with 25 points and Team Allen in 3rd with 26 points. 
Oct 20-21                                                   Results
Cooler temps at the Cowan Fallin Regatta certainly proved Fall is here. Teams Taylor, Andrews and Varley came out on top. Lisa Austin was awarded the OH State Governorship Trophy. 
Oct 13-14                                                   Results
Breezy conditions for the Frigid Digit. After protest hearing, Team Allen gets the win. Adam MacDonald with sister Joy and Kathryn Maloney finished second and Team Sertl (Mark, Katja and Christine Malony round out the top 3.
Oct 13-14                                                    Results
7 Regatta - NE District Circuit Championship Bob Shapiro edges out Nathan Cunningham for the win. Rob Donle/Emmet Todd finish 3rd.  
After 8 great races the winner of the Leaf Peeper was decided on the last leg of the last race by only a few feet - Team Fastiggi edged out Jamie Allen and his team for the win. 
Oct 6-7                                                        Results
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