Welcome to the Lightning 368 Class Association web site. We hope you find the information you are looking for and the site interesting and informative. Our site is updated after each open meeting and often even more frequently.

Open Meetings

Our Noble Marine Insurance sponsored Travellers’ Trophy Series continues to grow with events better attended than ever. We look to provide interesting venues and different sailing conditions, ranging from river sailing on the Thames to our Sea Championships. CLICK the above Heading to find out more

Why Sail a Lightning?

There are a large number of single handed dinghies to choose from, so what makes the Lightning stand out? Before answering that we would encourage you first to think about the kind of sailing you want to do and what you find enjoyable. CLICK the above Heading to find out more

Our Builder

John Claridge Boats are the license holders of the Lightning 368 Class moulds and are the only authorised supplier of masts, booms & sails as well as new hulls. CLICK the above Heading to find out more


Full Membership of the Association costs £25, and costs £8 for Associate Members who don’t own a Lightning 368. CLICK the above Heading to download an Application Form

Noble Marine Insurance

We highly recommend Noble Marine Insurance for insuring your Lightning 368. CLICK the above Heading to go to their website

Contact Us

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Read our Latest Reports & Announcements

Sea Champs at Lymington

2016 national champion, Simon Hopkins, dominated this strong wind series.....

IanGore 2021 Lightning 368 National Champion

2021 National Champion – Ian Gore

2003 national champion, Ian Gore, showed that he'd lost none of his competitiveness upon his return to the class after many years away........