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I am looking at a small lateen rigged boat that looks (to me) just like a sunfish. He said it is a Lightning. Anyone familiar with these? (sorry no pix available)
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While there are a number of Sunfish-like boats out there with various names I've never heard of one called a Lightning.
The only Lightning I know of is the 1 class sloop rigged racer: Welcome to the International Lightning Class
Something is a little amiss.
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Probably a sailfish.
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The Aqua Fin and Howmar Phantom and are two lateen rigged boats that are most similar to the Sunfish. The Phantom has been renamed Pointer 14 by its new manufacturer.
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