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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

Recent Blogs

Recent Blogs
Recent Blogs

Regatta Winners

Team Mauk wins the tie breaker to win the Jubilee Regatta over Team Jeffers. Team Killebrew rounds out the top 3. 
Nov 10-11                                                  Results
Big breeze at the Hampton Fall Fling! Team Alman wins 5 of the 7 races for the win. Team Prior edged out Team Buczkowski for second. 
Nov 3-4                                                       Results
Boat Grant Recipients Ryan Davidson and his team won the Midlands Regatta! Team Lawless finished in 2nd and Team Sloger in 3rd. 
Nov 3-4                                                       Results
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
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