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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

James Howard, Jonathan Stewart and Tiffany Schaffer won the one race light air regatta at the Atlanta Cup. Team Putnam and Team Burke rounded out the top 3. 
Sept 22-23                                                    Results
Beautiful conditions allowed for 6 races to be sailed at the Bare Bones Regatta. Team Taylor won with all first place finishes. Team Varley finished 2nd and Team Schregardus 3rd. 
Sept 15-16                                                   Results
Team Currie wins the Cotton Pickin Regatta with 4 firsts. Team Newman and Team Gorman round out the top three. 
Sept 15-16                                                   Results
After 8 races, Team Stix edges out Team Pomeroy by two points to win the Red Flannels Regatta. Team Graf finishes 3rd. 
Sept 15-16                                                   Results
Light winds only allowed for 3 races at the Ed Hinds Memorial Bow Lake Regatta. Team Hinds finished on top, Team Shapiro in 2nd and Team Donle in third.  
Sept 15                                                         Results
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