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Old 20 March 2012, 08:50   #1
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The Beakhust Memorial race

The Royal Motor Yacht Club in Poole are running the annual cancer charity powerboat race over the weekend of the 26th & 27th May, this year's event will be based on Poole Quay. Saturday is signing-in and scrutineering with a charity party at Lake Yard in the evening, the race is at 12.00 on Sunday, please find attached the advance notice, enry forms and sponsorshop form.

Advance Notice 2012 RMYC May race final.pdf

2012 Marathon Entry Form - RMYC.pdf

2012 Race Entry Form - RMYC.pdf

2012 Sponsorship form.pdf
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Old 20 March 2012, 08:57   #2
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Safety boats required

Can you help on Sunday 27th May ??

As with all big powerboat race events, we rely on the help of the volunteer patrol and rescue boats, if you not done this before all will be explained at the Sunday morning safety briefing, or can be done by email or phone if you can't make the briefing.
Why not make a weekend of it, we can provide berthing in Dolphin Haven on Poole Quay for the Saturday night, in return for you helping with the race from around 11.30 until 15.00 on the Sunday, book your Grandstand seat now !!!!
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Old 21 March 2012, 08:41   #3
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Firefox,

I'm based in Poole and may be able to lend a hand. Can you tell me what is involved, timings and what the equipment requirements are?

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I may be able to help out in my rib or if someone needs crew.
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Simon, depending what you have already in your boat, no additional equipment should be required.
If you have a UK VHF that has channel M2 or it's called P4 on Icom's, this is the second marina channel, or 37A which is M1 then your set-up. All is explained at the Sunday morning safety briefing, you will be given a set of flags like motor racing and a position on the course to marshal, all this will be explained in detail, you are then the eye's and ear's of the safety officer, and you report what you are seeing or have done on the VHF back to safety control.
I'm New Milton / Poole so would be happy to meet up sometime to discuss, but would like to see if we get some more interested people, we could then arrange a social get together.
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Whisper, thanks.
We do need a mix of boats, Simon's Cobra 8.6 would be suitable for one of the offshore outter legs, but your Avon 4.7 would be better near Bournemouth pier keeping the Lap line clear of spectator boats, because it's going to be flat sea, sunny and 30C !!!!
If your travelling down from Swindon (we moved south from Wantage last year) we can provide a slipway launch for you.
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it's going to be flat sea, sunny and 30C !!!!
Can I have that in writing please (preferably signed in blood!)
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Cookee, sorry got carried away, think it's called marketing !!
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Race Instructions

Our race instructions have now been approved by the RYA, and are now posted on our club web site.

Powerboats | The Royal Motor Yacht Club
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If its flat sunny and 30'c my little rib will be afloat in Poole, and tucked up in Poole quay boat haven. ( its not been called Dolphin Haven for a while - which could confuse visitors land side ?)

Or if Alex wanted company ?
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