Lightning 37 Express

Current hull in build configured for twin inboard power and express layout

Construction details

  • Hybrid Kevlar/E-glass outer skin
  • Divinycell foam cored, vacuum bagged hull sides and transom
  • Divinycell foam cored bulkheads and superstructure
  • Nida-Core honeycomb cored decks
  • In-transom livewell/fishbox
  • Cockpit ice box
  • Cockpit drink box
  • Under seat rod storage on bridge deck
  • Full-length stringer system
  • Transom door to port with lift gate, boarding grab handles and steps
  • In deck removable kill box with macerator and ice dump
  • Teak cockpit and side box steps
  • Jumpseat on port side bench
  • Windlass and anchor chute
  • Teak caprail

Additional Details

Length overall: 37’6”
LWL: 34’2”
Beam: 12’ 9”
Fuel capacity: 540 gallons
Freshwater: 150 gal.
Draft: 3’ 5”
Weight: 16,500# (full wet)

Equipment List

Engines
Twin Cummins 6.7L 6BTA series engines

Transmissions
Twin Disc QuickShift MGX-5065A 2:1 ratio w/trolling valves

Steering
Teleflex Sea Star w/power assist

Generator
6.0KW Northern Lights diesel w/sound shield

Exhaust
8” Marine exhaust Linear mufflers

HVAC
Cruisair 12,000 BTU in fwd cabin
Cruisair 12,000 BTU on bridge deck

Icemaker
Eskimo EI540D Cube shaved ice system

Trim Tabs
Bennett Premium series single actuators w/ custom 32” x 12” chord planes recessed

Hatch lift
Hardin Marine stainless

Tower
Pipewelders Marlin style tower

Electrical
Full ABYC compliant package with LED lighting throughout
All terminations using adhesive-lined heat shrink connectors
All wiring using UL 1426 listed boat cable
Paneltronics custom AC/DC main panel with digital metering
Blue Seas 12V battery charger wired to all banks
Three AGM battery banks with full emergency cross-connect capability
Multiple charging sources; engines, generator and charger

Plumbing
Headhunter Excalibur DC fresh water pump
Headhunter Excalubur DC saltwater pump
Four Rule Gold gold pumps, one in each bilge compartment with bridge indicators
Ultra pump switches on all bilges
High water alarms in lazarette and engine room
Whale Gulper 220 grey water pump
Pex plumbing with stainless clamps throughout
Raritan Elegance marine toilet
11 gal. Seaward Electric stainless water heater with heat exchanger ports to main engine
Groco SBV-P main intake valves with freshwater flush ports and crash valve intakes
Shower sump box fwd w/Whale Gulper 220 pump
Fish box macerator Whale Gulper Grouper
Deck plate fill and pressurized dock water fill capability
Black water deck plate for pump out
Freshwater spray nozzles for windscreen with solenoid