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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

Pam Burke takes lead in FL Winter Series after two regattas. This series continues Jan 12-13 and Feb . Series is the best 5 races of 4 events. Everyone can still get in on the action! 
4 races in warm, sunny 80 degree temps were held at the Sanford Sailfest Regatta. Team Jeffers won by 1 point over Team Hayden. Team Bauman finished third. 
Dec 8-9                                                       Results
Congratulations to Will Sloger for his first place finish in the Southeastern Lightning District Traveling Series. Second place honors goes to Elaine Parshall. Third to John Sawyer. Most improved this year goes to Bill Sloger. 
Ched Proctor, Will Jeffers and Monica Morgan win the King's Day Regatta. Team Beckmann nips Team Schneider by 1 point for second. 
Nov 17-18                                                   Results
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
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