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2016 Newsletter No.3

Whats on the agenda

 

March Monthly Meeting

 

Club meeting is on Tuesday 24th March 2016, aIl members and visitors are welcome to attend.
Meeting starts at 7:30 pm.
The meeting is held in the common room at the National Water Sports Centre.

 

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Next race day is on the 8th March 2016.

 

Schedule for the day

 

Race Day.
All boats must be at the venu by 8am no late entries unless prior notice is given by Wendy Howie.
BBQ Breakfast
The VDBC will supply a bacon and eggs breakfast for all early members and supporters.
All boats are to be on the water before 9:30am except for BADs and Hydro boats.
( Nobody is permitted to start their boats engines prior to 10:00am ).
Driver Briefing
9.30 am Sharp. All drivers and crew members to attend, Do not wait to be called.
( Non Attendance = No Racing ).
Qualifying
10:00 - 10.15 am Racing to start
( unless delayed ).
All bracket class boats are to have their boats in the water preferably before drivers briefing.
All other boats are to be ready when called.
Lunch
1:00 to 2:00pm BBQ available.
Eliminations
2:00pm sharp.
2nd chance draw
If time permitting, will run after Elimination Finals racing.
5.00pm all race boats out of the water.

 

Pack up Course

 

After Eliminations Finals or after 2nd chance draw.
All racers are to support and help pack up all equipment, this is not a committee-only responsibility, any non-race members we also ask for your support. many hands make light work.
Remember all entries must in by 1st Feb no later than 4pm to the President Wendy. Ph. 0438 758 187.
We need a minimum of 12 boats for this event.
Lets make it happen.

 

Wendy our President needs you to notify her of your intension.
Racers step up and let us know. We will not be chasing you anymore.
Please also remember that the Torana Club is supporting our National event again this year.

 

Pack up Course

 

Yella Terra Cup Final
Is a separate race to eliminations and finals unless there only 2 boats left to run in the 8 sec class.
Any boat that qualifies in the 8 sec class is eligible to run for the cup.
If no boats have qualified or boats are broken and unable to compete the cup will then be passed on to the 9 sec class boats.

 

Bill Davis Cup
Is for Hydro boats only.

 

5.00pm all racing should be completed by the latest.
Then all race boat owners and drivers are required to help pack up.

 

Pack Up Course
After Eliminations Finals or after 2nd chance draw.
All racers are to support and help pack up all equipment, this is not a committee-only responsibility, any non-race members we also ask for your support. many hands make light work.

 

Presentations
Will be at the bottom of tower at 6 pm.
Note: Once we know what boats have entered a time event schedule will be given out for racers to know how the day is proposed to be run.
It will be up to the boat owners and crews to meet the time frames.
Note: All drivers your aim is for racing is to qualify in number one position with your class of racing.

 

VDBC Secretary: Mike Waghorne

 

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Club Contacts

President
president@vdbc.com.au

 

Secretary
secretary@vdbc.com.au

 

Treasurer
treasurer@vdbc.com.au

 

Rules Officer
rulesofficer@vdbc.com.au

 

Membership Officer
membership@vdbc.com.au

 

General Enquires
enquiry@vdbc.com.au

 

All Contacts
Contacts Page

 

Snail Mail
All posted mail should be addressed to:
Victorian Drag Boat Club Inc. P.O. Box 3238, Mornington, Vic, 3931.

 

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