Lightning Covers

VSP Lightning covers are made to last!

VSP One-Piece Trailering cover – Our unique “Clamshell” design. 100% Polyester “Top Gun” one-piece, center zip trailing cover. Features include vinyl reinforcements at chainplates, mainsheet, compass, and splashrail “V”. This loose fitting cover offers the unique feature of a 1 piece design that can be be partially removed and re-covered by one person for working on the deck or topsides of your boat!!! Includes cross straps to keep the cover tight when you unzip the top. New for 2016, slightly lighter Top Gun 9 for the bottom and regular Top Gun for the top. $665.
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VSP Two-Piece Travel cover –  We now offer a two-piece travel cover for Lightning sailors who prefer this style. We use 100% Polyester Top Gun fabric which is the most durable cover fabric on the market. Our covers are primarily built with “inside seaming” so the stitching can’t rot. Top cover include vinyl reinforcements at chainplates, mainsheet, compass, and splashrail. Includes tie-down straps.  Bottom cover is fully reinforced, includes cross straps. Top Cover $430‚Bottom Cover $520.
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Lightning Mast CoverVSP Mast cover – The best mast cover available! Heavy Top Gun polyester, dual zippers for easy on and off (no more sliding the cover over the mast) vinyl reinforcing at the bottom of the mast, at the masthead, and at the mast stand. Covers include pocket to allow extra room so compass mounts can stay on the mast when trailering! $185

VSP Rudder cover – fully padded, now with extra thick padding. $90

VSP Cockpit cover – if you wetsail your Lightning. Grey Top Gun $305. Blue Sunbrella $360.

VSP Hiking Straps – the best padded straps available. These straps are made out of heavier webbing and use wider padding for more comfort.  Your choice of colors.  Forward two straps have heavy duty webbing reinforcement for “anti-board-chafe.”  Set of 3 straps $135  Aft strap $45, Middle strap (w/ grommet) $47, Forward strap $46.  Fore/aft front strap $30 ea.

VSP Drysail cover – Heavy duty Top Gun polyester. No boom crutch required. This is the best fitting Drysail cover made for Lightnings. Includes PFTE Thread and all tie down lines. $485.
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Lightning Cover Skirted Side viewChine Length Drysail Cover – Our drysail cover now can be ordered with a chine length “skirt”. The skirts are a lighter-weight 100% polyester Odyssey cover fabric. $695 or we can add them to your existing VSP Drysail cover.
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How to reach us

Via mail:
Vermont Sailing Partners
150 West Canal Street
Winooski, VT 05404

Via phone:
(802) 655-7245
(802) 655-SAIL

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