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Lightning

North Sails has been active in the Lightning Class for nearly seven decades and our commitment to growing and supporting the class continues to this day. Our Lightning designs are consistently proven winners for our clients at the regional, National and World level. We offer two distinct design choices so we can help fit you into the design that best suits your sailing style! If you aren’t certain which would be right for your team, contact one of our Lightning experts.

Year
Class
Event
North Positions
Top Finisher
2019
Pan Am Games

1, 2, 3

Javier Conte
2019
Canadian Open Championship

1, 2, 3*, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Jody Starck
2019
Ecuador Nationals

First Place

2019
World Championship

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Javier Conte
2019
International Masters

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6*, 7, 8, 9, 10*

Ched Proctor
2019
Peruvian Nationals

First Place

2019
Brazilian Nationals

First Place

Claus Biekarck
Wild Oyster Regatta

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10

Steve Davis
2018
Midwinters

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

David Starck
2018
Winter Championship

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Javier Conte
2018
New Years Regatta

1, 2, 3

Jeff Hayden
2017
World Championship

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7*, 8, 9, 10

Javier Conte
2017
South American Championship

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Javier Conte
2017
International Masters

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10

Ched Proctor
2017
North Americans – President’s Division

1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

George Harrington
2017
CT-RI District Championship

1, 2, 3, 4, 5*, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Ched Proctor
2017
Hobcaw Regatta

1, 2, 3, 4

David Van Cleef
2017
Great Lakes Championship

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Ernie Dieball
2017
Lake Erie District Championship

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

John Newell
2017
Central Atlantic Districts

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Ched Proctor
2017
Bayview One Design Regatta

1, 2, 3*

Peter Polgar
2017
Magnus Pedersen Regatta

1, 2, 3, 4

Bob Sengstacken
2017
CPYC Early Bird Regatta

1, 2, 3*, 4

Ched Proctor
2017
Spring Championhsip

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10

Marvin Beckman
2017
Midwinters

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Ched Proctor
2017
Winter Championhsip

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9

Ched Proctor
2017
NOOD – St. Pete

1, 2*, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10

Steve Hayden
2016
Chilean Nationals

1, 2, 3

Tito Gonzalez
2016
Dixie Districts

1, 2

Justin Coplan
2016
CT/RI Districts

1, 2, 3

Jamie Allan
2016
New England Districts

1, 2

Ched Proctor
2016
DIYC Winter Series Event #1

1, 2

John Baxter
2016
Lake Erie Districts

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Jim Barnash
2016
LI Districts

1, 2, 3

John Lewandowski
2016
CA Districts

1, 2, 4

Bob Martin
2016
Southeast Districts

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Lenny Krawcheck
2016
North Americans

1, 2, 3, 4*, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Todd Wake
2016
Spring Championship

1, 2

Steve Hayden
2016
Jr. Worlds

First Place

Felipe Rondina
2016
Southern Circuit Overall

1, 2, 3

Tito Gonzalez
2016
Atlantic Coast Championship

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Gordon Wolcott
2016
Winter Championship

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10

Debbie Probst
2016
Hoosier Regatta

1, 2, 3, 4

Todd Wake
2016
Winter Championship – Masters

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Neal Fowler
2016
Frigid Digit

1, 2*, 3, 4, 5*, 6, 9, 10

Justin Coplan
2016
CT/RI Districts

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Nick Sertl
2016
SCYA Midwinters

First Place

Jeff Coppens
2016
Midwest Districts

1, 2, 3

Todd Wake
2016
North Cape Fall Blowout

1, 2, 3

George Sipel
2016
Central Atlantic Districts

1, 2, 4

Billy Martin