The Fastest Lightning Sails on the Water

However you tweak your Lightning control lines, the best place to start is with a fast sail. That’s where North Sails comes in. With multiple cuts to choose from, you’ll find the ideal mainsail, jib, spinnaker combo for your Lightning setup. Power up with new sails from North.

Lightning NEWS

It was in the early 1990’s when the moniker “King of the South” became attached to Ched Proctor in the Lightning Class. By then Ched had been making waves in… Read More

The Lightning Midwinters ended Saturday with four races in windy conditions of 15-22 knots on beautiful Biscayne Bay in Florida. The Coral Reef Yacht Club race committee, led by Jane… Read More

Day one of the winter champs began with a front that brought NW breezes in the 8-12 knot range and built throughout the day to 22+ knots. The fleet successfully… Read More

The St. Pete NOOD is the first NOOD event of the series with boats from all over the country coming together to sail in key locations along the east and… Read More

Lightning Results

2021 Victory
Cedar Point Yacht Club Fontelieu Regatta
Ched Proctor
1, 2, 3, 4, 5*, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
2021 Victory
North Americans – President’s Cup
Brian Hayes Jr
1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
2021 Victory
North Americans
Tim Scanlon
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8*, 9, 10
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Lightning CLASS EXPERTS

Lightning Class Experts

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Brian Hayes

Steelpointe Harbor, Connecticut Brian.Hayes@northsails.com
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Ched Proctor

Steelpointe Harbor, Connecticut ched.proctor@northsails.com

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