Lightning Fleet

CPYC has been home to Lightning Fleet 126 for over 40 years.

The race schedule includes a Saturday summer series and three Commodore's Cup Series over the holiday weekends. CPYC also hosts 1 - 2 regattas each year (in 2013, this included the 75th Lightning North American Championships). Typically, this means 30+ races each season without ever having to hook up a trailer!

The Lightning is a 19 foot, three-person boat with an outstanding class organization and fleets throughout the world. The boat is affordable, fun to sail, and has withstood the test of time. See

Interested in sailing with us? CPYC welcomes guest skippers and crews. We'll be happy to arrange for you to crew on one of our member's boats or to use our fleet boat with your own crew. Contact Fleet Captain, Bill Bogardus for more information, or (732) 740-0337.


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