Race Duty Pack

(download a copy of this pack in Word or PDF format, links at end of this page)

      Contents:                                                                                          

 

Introduction                                                                                                       

The  Race Officers                                                                                          

Race Officers' duties:-

 

     - OOD                                                                                                            

                setting the racing instructions - an example                               

     - OOD and the rest of the team together                                               

     - OOD and AOD                                                                                            

     - Launch Driver                                                                                              

     - Caterer                                                                                                     

 

Operating the race sequence:-                                                                          

      - introduction: types of races                                                                                                         

      - pursuit races (spring and autumn)                                                     

      - class races (sundays in summer)                                                        

      - handicap races (wednesday evenings in summer)                              

 

Notes:

       - operation of launch outboard motor                                                           

       - service launch operation and handling notes                                                                                 

       - Portsmouth yardsticks and how to apply them                                                       

       -  pursuit race start times                                                                                             

 

There are four illustrations on the club website which accompany this pack:

               No. 1: 'the medley course'

               No. 2: 'how the race instructions appear on the board'

               No. 3: 'flag sequences'

               No. 4: 'launch controls'

 

                 

 

Illustrations (referred to on the web pages)

1. The Medley Course 

 
2. How the Race Instructions appear on the board 
3. Flag Sequences 
4. Launch Controls 
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