2016 Lightning NA’s in Rochester, NY—come for terrific mid-August sailing on warm fresh Lake Ontario! Bring the family! Kid’s Camp will include on the water sailing, swimming, fun and games meeting new friends from the Lightning class! Rochester YC hospitality extended to the entire family to enjoy the pool and clubhouse. Social events after racing each day.

“Samson is thrilled to become part of the prestigious Lightning Class’s premier North American event. Our title sponsorship provides us the opportunity to support the sailors doing what they love, and these sailors represent a vital segment of our core rope business that we’ve been the market leader in for over 130 years.  We wish all participants the best of luck and great sailing!”  – David Krupka; Rec Marine Sales Manager, Samson

About Samson:

For over 130 years, Samson has been recognized as a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of high-performance ropes. Among its many innovations, Samson invented the double braid and pioneered the first high modulus polyethylene fiber ropes. Today, Samson engineers continue to pioneer the use of new fiber technology and the development of innovative coatings and constructions to produce ropes with unprecedented performance characteristics. Samson’s research and development team is meeting an ever-expanding market need for products with exceptional performance in critical applications. Samson is part of Wind River Holdings® portfolio of operating companies. For more information about Wind River Holdings® visit www.windriverholdings.com.

Registration is now open and available online via Regatta Network.