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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

David Starck, Tom Starck and Jenna Probst won the Atlantic Coast Championship posting just 5 points over 4 races. In a close race for 2nd, Jody Starck/Cory Sertl team with Ian Jones and Bill Faude finished with 19 pts edging out Team Lutz, Jody, Jason and Jonathan with 20 pts. 
July 24-25                                     Results
Team Starck/Sertl won the Atlantic Coast Championship Masters Championship with 6 pts. Charles Quigley, CH Ritt and Eva Burpee won the tie for 2nd over Don Brush, Patti Fisher and Emma Hawko with 14 pts.  
July 24-25                                      Results
After 6 races Team Klaban won the Lake Lancing Tune-Up Regatta with a perfect score, 5 points. Team Morin finished in 2nd with 11 points and Team Watkins in 3rd with 18 points. The weather was outstanding with temps in the 80's and sunshine. Not the typical conditions for this regatta. 
May 22                                         Results    
Brady Starck skippering in his first regatta took the honors  with 10 pts at the Spring Classic with his Dad, Tom and Sister Carly crewing for him. Team Allen won the tie for 2nd over Team (Joe) Starck with 14 pts. 4th and 5th were also tied with 15 pts each. Close Racing!
May 15                                    Results
Team (Brady) Starck won the OH District Championship with 10 pts. Team (Joe) Starck was second with 14 pts and Team Klaban was 3rd with 15 pts. This regatta was sailed in conjunction with the Spring Classic Regatta. 
May 15                        Results
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