Current series officers

A member of the Race Committee or a more experienced racing member, the role of the Series Officer forms a link between the Organising Authority and the Race Officer ensuring continuity of racing over the Series.

The current list of series officers is shown below.

Series title Officer(s)
Winter Series 2018 Neil Angel
Frostbite Series 2019 Alex Laurie
Spring Series 2019 Colin Scarff
Club Class – Spring 2019 Janice Dykes
Coastal Series 2019 Matthew Holmes
Early Summer Series 2019 Jennifer MacGregor
Offshore Series 2019 Colin Scarff
Pursuit Events 2019 Colin Scarff
Mid-Summer Series 2019 None
Late Summer Series 2019 Greg Driver
Club Class – Autumn 2019 Janice Dykes
Autumn Series 2019 Neil Angel
Winter Series 2019 Paul Dupret

Series officer duties

  • Circa one month in advance of the race, contact the designated Race Officer to remind them of the Date of their Race Officer Duty, ensure they are prepared and have sufficient crew to assist them: Min 3 persons total – Max 5 persons total.
  • On each day of racing, attend the yacht club about 2 hours before the start of the race to set-up the Sign-On Station and ensure the Race Officer is in attendance.
  • Brief the Race Officer with any information required to run the race and support the Race Officer whilst running Sign-On.
  • Check the course set by the race officer ensuring the course is of sufficient quality and complies with the advice in the race officer guidelines.
  • Report any protests or requests for redress to the Race Committee Officer responsible immediately upon receipt.  The Race Committee Officer responsible will arrange a hearing the same day.
  • Confirm the race results are correct before publication.
  • Confirm the series results are correct before publication.
  • Announce the race results and award any wine prizes.
  • Give out any notices about coming events e.g. Club Class.