RACE
SOUTHAMPTON BOAT SHOW A-X
SUNDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER 2021

SOUTHAMPTON WEATHER
MORE INFORMATION

Details for Southampton Boat Show

We can finally confirm the details for the Southampton Boat Show Race on Sun 19th Sept, this is a FREE entry race to all OMRA members.

We don not have all day to run so we will be running quick back-to-back heats, with a 30min break between. Essentially all racing will be until lunchtime only.

Phil KD is setting up for the racing to be fully automated with timings, AKD and Bianca will be covering rescue for all but one session so no time lost in changing crew. There will not be any waiting around for people to be ready for their race. These times are fixed so you must be ready to go, must have arranged your pit/spotter and made sure your transponder is fully working also. We do have testers for transponders now, but if yours is not working then will be up to yourself to arrange someone to lap count your boat.

We need your boat entries, vehicle reg, and names of anyone else coming with you before Monday 13th September. Entries have been reasonably strong but would recommend not entering every class due to the fast turnaround between races.

Schedule:

AKD/PKD are loading in the race kit onto the Pontoon evening of 18th from 6pm, we’ll assemble the bridge and rescue. Anyone available to assist would be appreciated.

7:45am– All racers are required to arrive at Herbert Walker Avenue at the top of Mayflower Park. AKD will be there to give you passes for the show.

8am - All cars will head down in convoy to the marina bridge and unload boats to take down to the Pontoon. Once unloaded you’ll need to take your car to the designated carpark (details soon) and head back. Cars must be off-site by 8:45am as the show opens at 9am.

9:30am – Drivers meeting – There are strict health and safety protocols for this race. Most importantly failsafes will all need to be checked. Any boats failing the test will not be allowed to run.

Races will be 13mins long, 2-minute mill with a 5-minute turnaround between heats. There will be a couple of mixed heats and likely 8 boats on the water for races.

10am – C Class – Heat 1
10:20am - D/X Class – Heat 1
10:40am - E Class – Heat 1
11am – 30 Min Comfort Break
11:30am - C Class – Heat 2
11:50am - D/X Class – Heat 2
12:10am - E Class – Heat 2
12:30pm RACING ENDS

Once racing has completed members are free to enjoy the rest of the boat show, we have agreed an area our kit to be held at the rear of the pontoon. It would be good to keep some boats on display and engage with the public. However, at 1pm OMRA is doing a talk on the Foredeck stage. It is likely we will do the trophy presentation here as well.

To note you will not be able to bring your vehicle to the marina entrance until the end of the show which is at 6pm. However, you can load on Herbert Walker Avenue and take your boats/kit via trolley there. Would recommend preparing for that if you are intending to leave earlier.

RACE ENTRIES
X CLASS
DRIVERS
84 Alan Kingsley-Dobson
113 Paul Geudon

SOUTHAMPTON BOAT SHOW A-X
RACE RESULTS
A
B
C
D
E
X
E CLASS        
  DRIVER NUM H 1 H 2 LAPS POINTS
1
Mark Copley
66 30 42 72 15
2
Michael Ranger
9 14 24 38 12
3
Luke Copley
99 11 27 38 N/A
4
Adrian Carter
20 5 30 35 0
5
Chris Colborne
17 3 17 20 N/A
6
Richard Weatherley
34 8 0 8 5
7
Clive Whitbread
14 4 0 4 4
8
Dave Williams
15 1 1 2 N/A