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Bay Marine Plastics
1255 North Seeds
Later listed as a division of American Prod. Corp., 3100 N. Highway 301 in Sarasota.
According to a Sept. 20, 1973 article in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, North American Products Corp. of Sarasota, Florida dropped its entire line of boats to instead produce five models from Critchfield Marine molds as Lightning Boats. William P. Farmer, president of North American, had bought some of the Critchfield molds from Wellcraft Marine Corp., also of Sarasota. Wellcraft had bought Critchfield Marine's property, some tooling and plant equipment in July 1973 according to the article.
1969 Lightning 3145 Mercury 350SL test
1969 Lightning 3145 Mercury 500EL test
1969 Lightning 2170 Mercury 650EL test
1969 Lightning 2170 Mercury 1000EL test
1974 Lightning DeLuxe Twenty MerCruiser 165 test