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Lightning Class News

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About the Lightning

  • Design: Sparkman & Stephens, 1938
  • Over 15000 built
  • More than 500 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

Recent Blogs
Recent Blogs

Regatta Winners

Felipe Roblex, A Guevara, N Robertson win the Chilean National Championship in Pucón, Chile
2017                                                                 Results
David Van Cleef wins the Southwestern District Traveling Circuit
2017                                                                 Results
Felipe Robles, A Guevara, N Robertson win the Chilean National Championship in Pucón, Chile
December 29–31                                           Results
Steve Hayden, David Moring, Arial Harrington win the Santa Sailfest Regatta, Lake Monroe Sailing Assn, Sanford, FL
December 2–3                                               Results
Javier Conte, Julio Alsogaray, Paula Salerno win the Lightning World Championship, Salinas Yacht Club, Salinas, Ecuador
November 22–2                                             Results
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