LIGHTNING Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of LIGHTNING. Built by Clark Boat Company and designed by Sparkman & Stephens, the boat was first built in 1938. It has a hull type of Centerboard Dinghy and LOA is 5.79. Its sail area/displacement ratio 34.96. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by undefined, runs on undefined.

LIGHTNING has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about LIGHTNING and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:5.79 m / 19.00 ft
Rigging Type:Fractional Sloop
Hull Type:Centerboard Dinghy
S.A. (reported):15.98 m2 / 172.01 ft2
Draft (max):1.51 m / 4.95 ft
Displacement:318 kg / 701.07 lbs
Ballast:59 kg / 130.07 lbs
Construction:Wood or FG
# Built:15550
Designers:Sparkman & Stephens
LWL:4.65 m / 15.26 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:5.46
Capsize Screening Formula:2.93

Rig And Sail Specs

I:6.1 m / 20.01 ft
S.A. Fore:7.32 m / 24.02 ft
E:3.05 m / 10.01 ft
S.A. Fore:6.42 m2 / 69.10 ft2
S.A. Main:11.15 m2 / 120.02 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)17.57 m2 / 189.12 ft2


Builders:Clark Boat Company
Designers:Sparkman & Stephens


Who designed the LIGHTNING?

LIGHTNING was designed by Sparkman & Stephens.

Who builds LIGHTNING?

LIGHTNING is built by Clark Boat Company.

When was LIGHTNING first built?

LIGHTNING was first built in 1938.

How long is LIGHTNING?

LIGHTNING is 4.65 m in length.

What is mast height on LIGHTNING?

LIGHTNING has a mast height of 7.32 m.

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