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Awesome DRONE Footage to get you in the mood...
Published on: 5/23/2018
This year marks the 80th Anniversary of the International Lightning Class Association. Please join us in celebrating at one of our many regional events this summer. So what are you waiting for? Here's a little taste of Lightning sailing from the 2018 Southern Circuit to get you psyched. See you out on the water!
Lightning Launches in St Maarten!
Published on: 5/3/2018
Lightning launches St Maarten into the Central American Games.
Spring News from Finland!
Published on: 4/26/2018
See What's happening with our Finnish Fleets!
Eight Bells.... Franz K. Schneider, CAD District
Published on: 4/4/2018
Longtime NJ Lightning Family Member
Calling all US Junior Sailors aged 13-18!
Published on: 4/4/2018
The US Sailing Chubb Junior Championship will be held in Lightnings, August 6-10 at North Cape YC, Michigan. This event will be held immediately following the Lightning Junior North American Championship at Pontiac YC - about an hour away from North Cape. The Chubb Junior Championship is a ladder event with area qualifiers.
Southern Circuit Photos and Wrap Up!
Published on: 4/3/2018
Get Photo and video links, Special Awards and More!
European Championship NOR - Posted!
Published on: 3/15/2018
Join us in Athens Greece June 27- July 1 for the European Championship!
Host a Lightning Lab!
Published on: 3/13/2018
Great District/Fleet building opportunity!
North American Bids for 2021 World Championship!
Published on: 3/6/2018
ILCA is soliciting bids for the 2021 International Master and World Championships scheduled to be held in North America. Bids are due by 12/31/2018.
Eight Bells.... Wendell W. Harter, CA District
Published on: 2/23/2018
40 years of racing Lightnings, in a boat he convinced many others was the best boat to buy.
Winter Meeting Announcement
Published on: 2/22/2018
Winter Meeting Schedule Announced. Friday, March 23 - Governing Board at noon and Annual Meeting at 6pm.
2019 World Championship
Published on: 2/14/2018
Date and Location Announcement!
Buffalo Canoe Club to host US Pan Am Trials - Sept 7-9, 2018
Published on: 2/8/2018
US trials for the 2019 Pan Am Games
What's New With The Southern Circuit?
Published on: 2/2/2018
Nick Turney of Turney Sailing Services is back and has some new ideas for the Southern Circuit Mentor Program!
Carolina YC - 2017 NAC Host awarded US Sailing St Petersburg YC Trophy
Published on: 2/2/2018
Carolina YC, Wrightsville Beach, NC awarded US Sailing St Petersburg YC Trophy for excellence in Race Management at the 2017 Lightning NAs!
Eight Bells.... Hadley Forster Greene, CAD District
Published on: 1/25/2018
Hadley Forster Greene, age 30, passed away on January 22nd after a brief illness. She sailed with Metedeconk River YC - Fleet 34 and the CAD District.
NEW ILCA Blogs
Want to hear from the Class President or Class Historian? Check out the NEW Blog Feature on the Class Website!
2018 Youth World Championship - NOR is posted! Country Participant Deadlines
Published on: 1/15/2018
Notice of Race is now posted. Country VP's need to be aware of Participant Deadlines.
Find a Lightning Fleet
The new website has a nifty fleet finder feature. Click on the Membership Tab and then Fleet Finder. Use the map and scroll into the area where you are looking to sail. Click on a pin point to see more information about the fleet in that area. Including District location, Fleet Captain, contact information and Fleet or District Members.
Welcome to 2018 and the launch of the NEW Lightning Class Website!
Published on: 1/4/2018
Happy New Year! 2018 is here and we are continuing the transition to a new web platform. This week we are launching the NEW Home Page and Event Calendar. More features will be added soon including Blogs from our Class President and Historian and Discussion Forums.
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