2015 Charleston Lightning Racing Schedule

  1. James Island YC Open – 6/20-21/2015
  2. Hobcaw YC Open – 7/10-11/2015
  3. Charleston YC Open – 7/17-18/2015
  4. Carolina YC Open – 7/24-25/2015
  5. Wild Oyster Regatta at CYC – 10/24-25/2015 with an informal clinic on 10/23/2015

 

Charleston Lightning Championship – 2015 – Standings Following James Island YC Open

With 1 of the 5 major Charleston Lightning regattas completed, the top 5 boats are:

  1. Eric Oetgen
  2. Ezra Zankel
  3. Jon Colarusso
  4. Lenny Krawcheck
  5. Mark Marenakos

For complete results see this Google Docs spreadsheet.

 

 

Lightning Night at Carolina Yacht Club – Wednesday, June 17 at 6 p.m.

Reigning North American Champions and Charleston residents Greg and Jo Ann Fisher along with North Sails One Design expert Zeke Horowitz will be holding a Lightning clinic under the boathoase at the Carolina YC on June 17 at 6 p.m.  Our own Lenny Krawcheck will be hosting the event.

Lightning sailors and prospective Lightning sailors, please join us.

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Charleston Harbor Championship – 2014 FINAL RESULTS

In 2014, 68 different Lightnings raced in Charleston, including 61 at the 4th Annual Wild Oyster Regatta. Our annual Harbor Championship consists of 5 regattas – Hobcaw, James Island, Charleston, Carolina and the Wild Oyster.

This year the top 5 boats are:

  1. Eric Oetgen
  2. Nancy Hagood / Patrick Hogan
  3. Lenny Krawcheck – wins tie-breaker with Ben Spector
  4. Ben Spector
  5. Ryan Hamm / Joe Menis

For complete results, see this Google Docs spreadsheet.

Charleston Lightning T-Shirts

These stylish Charleston Lightning shirts come in 3 variations:

You can order them online from Zazzle.  You can change the shirt style or color to fit your likely. 

The design looks like this:
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Zazzle runs sales regularly. Save some money by using the promo code of the moment.

Charleston Harbor Fleet Championship Standings – Updated Following CYC Open

With 4 of the 5 major Charleston Lightning regattas completed, the top 5 boats are:

  1. Eric Oetgen
  2. Nancy Hagood / Patrick Hogan
  3. Lenny Krawcheck
  4. Ben Spector
  5. Ryan Hamm / Joe Menis

For complete results, see this Google Docs spreadsheet.

2013 Wild Oyster Regatta Notice of Race

The 2013 Wild Oyster Regatta will be held on November 9-10 at the Carolina Yacht Club.  We are looking forward to seeing a whole bunch of Lightnings in Charleston again this year.

Click the link below download the NOR:

2013 Wild Oyster Regatta Notice of Race

You can see a list of the boats that have already committed on the class's Who's Coming list.

In addition to being a great event on it's own, the regatta is part of the Southeastern Lightning District circuit and the final event in the Charleston Harbor Lightning Championship.