Examples of Rigging a Lightning


By David Nickels,Lightning Boat Builder
Holly Michigan
Fleet 53, Lake Fenton Yacht Fleet 53, Lake Fenton Yacht Club

(From Racing the Lightning)

A Typical Windward Sheeting Traveler
A Typical Windward Sheeting Traveler
6:1 Jib Uphaul System on Mast
6:1 Jib Uphaul System on Mast
Boomvang on Forward Deck
Boomvang on Forward Deck
Basic Control Line Routing
Basic Control Line Routing
Mainsail Outhaul System 3:1
Mainsail Outhaul System 3:1
Mainsail OScarf Joint-Used to repair a broken wood mast
Scarf Joint
Used to repair a broken wood mast