Fleet Captains:
Jack Huntsman  Dale Barney  Dave Watts

Fleet Members

  • Dale E. & Valerie Barney & FamilyLightningR
  • Pat Corr
  • Pat F. & Mary Corr
  • Ted & Lisa Duffy & Family
  • Les & Judy Hathaway
  • George & Kerri Harrington & Family
  • Hodge
  • Sandy Huntsman
  • Jack & Pam Huntsman & Family
  • Bill & Pat Jaeger
  • Peter & Kathy Richardson
  • Jon & Holly Schwartz
  • Ian Sanderson
  • Marguerite Siegel
  • Jim & Wendie Elovich Slaight
  • David & Lyn Watts & Family

The Lightning is a 19-foot one-design racing boat with a main, jib and spinnaker, accommodating a crew of three. Lightning Fleet 70 has been a key fleet at the Monmouth Boat Club for decades. The Fleet hosts the popular Long John Regatta to start the season each year. This regatta attracts top Lightning skippers from up and down the East Coast. Fleet 70 has also hosted the Metropolitan District Championship numerous times and is a key contributor to the racing program at MBC.