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Lightning Class


Category: One-design Sailboats
Lightning Class photo

Easy to build and fun to sail for the entire family. World wide racing, perfect for daysailing or great beach cruising.

Design by Sparkman & Stephens. Traditional plank on frame construction or modern plywood/epoxy construction.

Plans come with reprint of the WoodenBoat three part series on building the Lightning and “How to Build a Lightning” book.

Support from full time Class office and very active Wooden Lightning Yahoo Group. One of the most popular home built sailboats for 75 years. If you are going to build why not build the best. New fiberglass boats available complete or in kit form.



DESIGN SPECS
Designer:
Sparkman & Stephens
Year of Design:
1938
LOA:
19 ft.
Beam Length:
6.5 ft.
Draft Length:
5.5 ft.
LWL:
15.5 ft.
Displacement:
700
Materials:
Wood
Fiberglass
Propulsion:
Sail
Skill Level to Build:
moderate
Available as:
Complete Plans
Cost:
$150
Website:
Contact Information:

Contact class secretary
Laura Jeffers
1528 Big Bass Drive
Tarpon Springs
Florida 34689
Phone: 727-942-7969
Fax: 727-942-0173
Skype: ilcaoffice or
Email: office@lightningclass.org

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The ILCA will be celebrating the 75th anniversary of the design this year 2013