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'Lightning' returns to Sproat Lake in annual regatta

Annual boat races took place on Sproat Lake in the Alberni Valley

The Lightning on the Lake regatta returned to Sproat Lake last weekend.

Over Saturday and Sunday, boats took to the lake to race it out for the top prize — from drag boats all the way to Formula 1 racers.

The final results are as follows:

Unlimited Class:
Winner - Don Raymond (Shawnigan Lake) 
Runner Up - Jake Kimmerly (Youbou)

Unlimited Outboard:
Winner - Jake Kimmerly (Youbou)
Runner Up - Dan Kimmerly (Youbou)

Flat Bottom/V Drive:
Winner - Don Raymond (Shawnigan Lake)

Jet Boat Class:
Winner - Jason Gadsby (Kamloops)

260HP & Under Hi Performance:
Winner - Dillon Walker (Metchosin)
Runner Up - Joel Kriwokon (Port Alberni)

200HP & Under Hi Performance:
Winner - Robbie West (Port Alberni)

200HP & Under Ski Boat:
Winner - Aaron Froats (Nanaimo)
Runner Up - Aaron Weisgerber (Victoria)

Unlimited Green: 
Winner - Joel Kriwokon (Port Alberni)

Formula 1:
Winner - Mike Maskall (Chilliwack)
Runner Up - Mike Nass (Surrey)

Formula 150:
Winner - Cody Nass (Surrey)
Runner Up - Brook Butler (Sidney)

Elena Rardon

About the Author: Elena Rardon

I have worked with the Alberni Valley News since 2016.
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