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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

Augie Diaz, Enrique Quintero and Paula Herman win the Southern Circuit with 43 points. David Starck and his team finished second with 55 points and Team Proctor finished third with 61 points. 
Mar 16-23   Results

Weather cut the Mid-Winter Championship short and the three races on the first day ended up being the regatta. Team Perez won with 12 points, Team Diaz in second with 14 points and Team Neuman in 3rd with 17 points. Biscayne Bay conditions were spectacular!

Mar 20-23   Results
Tight racing at the Winter Championship!  13 points separated 1-7 places and three boats could have won during the last race. Team Diaz took the top honors with 30 points. David Starck and his team in second with 34 points and Ryan Davidson in third with 35 points.    
Mar 16-19 Results
Team Proctor wins the Winter Masters Championship with 15 points. Debbie Probst and her team finished second with 21 points and Team Faude just 1 point behind them for 3rd. 
Mar 16-19                                Results
Team Lutz pulls into first on the final day of the Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series St Pete. Team Diaz finished second and Team Tom Starck finished in third. Light air on Friday afternoon, and rain and breeze came in on Sat and Sun. A great prelude to the Winter Championships next month.
Feb 16-18 Results
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