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)
Frostbite Series 2020 (Sponsored by Nicky’s Canvasworks) Colin Scarff
Spring Series 2020 Paul Dupret
Club Class – Spring 2020 Janice Dykes
Coastal Series 2020 Matthew Holmes
Pursuit Events 2020 Colin Scarff
Offshore Series 2020 Steve Trigwell
Shakedown and Tune Up Events Greg Driver
Practice/Shakedown Events – Aug-20 Greg Driver
Performance Builder Events – Aug-20 Greg Driver
Festival of Sailing – Sep-20 Greg Driver
Club Class – Autumn 2020 Janice Dykes
Late Summer Coastal Series 2020 Matthew Holmes
Performance Builder Events – Sep/Oct-20 Greg Driver
Prize Giving 2020 Greg Driver
Winter Series 2020 Greg Driver

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.