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Powerboat Racing

February 21 @ 8:45 am - 11:00 am

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An event every week that begins at 8:45 am on Monday and Friday, repeating until March 7, 2022

POWER BOAT RACING PROGRAM 2021/22

The Mission:    

  To ensure safe, fair and competitive Power Vee (PV) and Stealthwake (SW) power boat racing.

Safety:     

 Mind the slippery dock and banks. Retrieve boats on the rocks with Jon Buoy (only), crew of two including PFD’s. Be kind to your fellow Captain and his boat. 

Fairness:   

 Stock parts only. SW may use 13 turn or 15 turn size 550 motor from Dynamite (P/N DYNS 1213 or 1215). Single battery chargers only for 7.2volt 3000mah NiMh.  No battery changes during heats. Minor repairs are allowed (e.g. props, drainage). All SW boats must have 2”numbers on both sides, PV on top, bow bumpers and preferably names. 

Competition:  January and February

 Figure eight races of 2 laps. 5 points for 1st, 4 pts 2nd, 3 pts 3rd, 2 pts 4th, 1 pt 5th.  Two alternating heats (PV & SW) of 3 races each. First race is at 9:15. PV first on Mondays. SW first on Fridays. Gold and silver class is determined by average points/race day in the first two weeks of racing. Groupings for these races is by random number draw. Gold class is top half. Silver is the other half. 

Championship Races: March

Gold and silver classes are determined by the average points/race day for the season. Minimum of 5 race days to qualify. Two days of races, 2 heats of three races. SW runs first, PV runs second. Total points wins each class. Awards for 2nd and 3rd. 

Other special race events may be organized during the season. 

Members will be encouraged to participate in the Activity Fair and Hobby Fair.

Power Boat social, dinner and awards: second Tuesday in March

Program committee will hear and assess, any questions/concerns. Any exception to the rules requires a motion, seconder and simple majority approval of voting members. 

Commodore Jerry McRoberts

Program Committee Dean Peters (Chair), Ken Person, Jerry McRoberts

Treasurer Charlie Gardner

Secretary Bill Wise

Details

Date:
February 21
Time:
8:45 am - 11:00 am
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Venue

Mirror Lake

Organizer

Dean Peters
Phone:
813-317-3269