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Lightning 368

Lightning 368

The Lightning 368 is a strict one-design single handed dinghy designed by Mark Giles. Around 340 boats have been built.

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Show news Lightning 368s at West Oxfordshire
Travelllers' Series goes down to the wire at End of Season event
Posted on 12 Nov
40th Anniversary Lightning Nationals
Threat of gales doesn't put of the sailors at Northampton
Posted on 3 Oct
Lightning 368 Southern Championship
Lake Garda conditions prevail in Lymington
Posted on 11 Jul
Lymington Dinghy Regatta 2018
"It's like the Mediterranean - but the sailing is so much better"
Posted on 10 Jul
Lightning 368s at Cookham Reach
A near idyllic day with both sunshine and wind
Posted on 28 Jun
Lightning 368 Northern Championship overall
Two Opens in two days with one championship
Posted on 4 Jun
Lightning 368s at Up River
Traditional training on Saturday followed by chilly racing on Sunday
Posted on 2 May
Lightning Rum and Mince Pie Open
End of Season event at West Oxfordshire SC
Posted on 17 Nov 2017
Lightning 368s at Up River
Training on Saturday with racing on Sunday
Posted on 12 Oct 2017
Lightning 368s at Broxbourne
Sailing alongside the Streaker class
Posted on 20 Sep 2017
Lightning 368 Nationals at Northampton
New faces and newly-built boats welcomed
Posted on 11 Sep 2017
Lightning368 Northern Championship preview
Coming up this weekend at Denholme
Posted on 1 May 2017
Lightning 368s at Manor Park
Summer conditions for opening GP event
Posted on 13 Apr 2017
Lightning368 Series 2017
Starts next weekend at Manor Park Sailing Club
Posted on 2 Apr 2017
Lightning 368 Rum and Mince Pie Open
The 'curse of R&MP' strikes again...
Posted on 14 Nov 2016
Lightning368 Nationals at Northampton preview
A battle of the big boys on the agenda
Posted on 28 Aug 2016
Lightning 368 Inlands at Oxford
Too many miss out on a great sail
Posted on 22 Aug 2016
Lightning 368 Southern Championship
Six races held in the Western Solent
Posted on 5 Aug 2016
Lightning 368 Northerns at Denholme
A new venue for the fleet
Posted on 23 Jun 2016
Lightning 368 Sea Championships at Thorpe Bay
All well after a visit to A&E
Posted on 7 Jun 2016
The joy of Essex
Lightning 368s off to Thorpe Bay this weekend
Posted on 26 May 2016
Lightning 368s at Up River
Training, extended socialising, and some racing too
Posted on 13 May 2016
Lightning368 Grand Prix Series begins
This weekend at Manor Park
Posted on 7 Apr 2016
Lightnings forge ahead in 2016
See on Stand B40 at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show
Posted on 1 Mar 2016
Lightning Grand Prix Series at West Oxfordshire
'Rum and Mince Pie' open forms season finale
Posted on 16 Nov 2015
Lightning Grand Prix Series finale this weekend
'Rum & Mince Pies' at West Oxfordshire
Posted on 10 Nov 2015
Lightning 368 Inlands at Whitefriars
Racing on one of the 147 Cotswold lakes
Posted on 12 Oct 2015
Lightnings set to strike Hunts
Racing in Cambridgeshire on Saturday
Posted on 1 Oct 2015
Lightning 368 Nationals
A family affair at Northampton
Posted on 13 Sep 2015
Lightning 368 Nationals preview
All set for Northampton this weekend
Posted on 3 Sep 2015
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Lightning 368 UK Nationals Attendance
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Simon Hopkins vs. Paul White during the Lightning 40th Anniversary Nationals at Northampton
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Peeny Yarwood during the Lightning 40th Anniversary Nationals at Northampton
© NSC
Robbie Claridge vs. Paul White during the Lightning 40th Anniversary Nationals at Northampton
© NSC
Lightning 40th Anniversary Nationals at Northampton
© NSC
Norfolk Week 2018
© Mark Pogmore
Lightning 368 Southern Championships
© Fothergill Photography
Spinnakers light-up the horizon at the 2014 Lightning North American Championship, hosted by Sail Sheboygan
© Image courtesy of Mission Bay Yacht Club
Penny, Simon and Jason – Lightning 368 Northern Championship
© Event Media
Race start – Lightning 368 Northern Championship
© Event Media
Caroline – Lightning 368 Northern Championship
© Event Media
Lightning 368 Open at Up River Yacht Club
© Julie Ann Stevens
Lightning 368 Open at Up River Yacht Club
© Julie Ann Stevens
Penny Yarwood wins the 2017 Lightning 368 Travellers' Series
© Simon Hopkins
Lightnings at Up River
© Julie Stevens
Lightnings at Up River
© Julie Stevens
Robbie Claridge wins the 2017 Lightning 368 Nationals at Northampton
© Simon Hopkins
Lightning 368 GP at Manor Park
© Cheryl Shaw
Lightning 368 GP at Manor Park
© Cheryl Shaw
Lightning 368 GP at Manor Park
© Cheryl Shaw
Lightning 368 GP at Manor Park
© Cheryl Shaw
Lightning 368 GP at Manor Park
© Cheryl Shaw
North West Norfolk Week 2016
© Neil Foster / www.wfyachting.com
North West Norfolk Week 2016
© Neil Foster / www.wfyachting.com
2016 Lightning 368 Northerns at Denholme
© Steve Hodgeson
Lightning 368 Northerns at Denholme
© Steve Hodgeson
Lightning 368 Northerns at Denholme
© Steve Hodgeson
Sea Championship prizegiving 2016
© Rob Manging
Simon Hopkins in his new Claridge Lightning 368 at Up River
© URYC
Lightning Fleet lining up for the start of race 2 in the Up River open meeting
© URYC
Prize winners (l-r) Junior Champion Andrew Robinson; 2nd Clive Evans, 3rd Spike Daniels, winner Paul White in the Lightning 368 Inlands at Whitefriars
© Kathryn Whelan