Junior Lightning Team

2022 Lightning Youth Invitational

Welcome Spring!

The time has come to start thinking about sailing and getting ready for the summer.

Saturday, April 30th is the annual Spring Lightning Fleet Party for Fleet 12 sailors. Join us in the Pirates Den at 4:00pm for an evening of food, drink and fun. The spring party is open to everyone: Lightning owners, crew, skippers, sailors, those interested in getting involved, as well as friends and family.  Attendance is strongly encouraged.  

I will once again be organizing some practices and coaching for the BCC Junior Lightning team, with the assistance other Fleet 12 Members. 

Some Important Dates You Should All Keep In Mind:

  • April 1st, 2022 BCC Boat Grant application available 
  • April 30th, Spring Meeting, BCC, 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • May 21st, Sailors Dinner, BCC, 5:00pm
  • May 28th is the first Fleet 12 Saturday race
  • June 7th is the first Fleet 12 Tuesday Night Race
  • May 29th is the first Jr Lightning team practice
  • July 6th-10th, 2022 Lightning Youth Worlds, Sheboygan, WI
  • July 16th is the Sean F. Gregory event
  • July 26th-July 29th, C420 North American Championship, Buffalo Canoe Club
  • July 30th-31st, BCC Lightning Youth Invitational
  • Aug 4th-7th, WJM North Americans, Cedar Point Yacht Club, Westport, CT
  • Lake Erie Districts, August dates to be confirmed
  • Jr. Districts & Hughes Jr. Club Championship, August date to be confirmed

I look forward to seeing you soon and hope to see many of you at the Spring Meeting on April 30th!