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Lowestoft & Oulton Broad

Motor Boat Club

Founded 1933

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Updated 17 November 2017 

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Come On And Get Racing !

Attention new or returning drivers..... the L&OBMBC is in a position to offer you a unique opportunity. We have a selection of equipment that needs to be raced & seen on the water, you get a licence (1/2 price for newcomers & returning drivers who haven't raced for 5 years) & we give you the boat. In return we expect to see the boat raced as much as possible at club & national events. There's a choice of GT-15, GT-30 & OSY.  Basic terms & conditions apply.

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The Clubhouse will be open to members throughout the winter months.


Thursday 23 November

Thursday 7 December

Thursday 21 December

also Christmas Party Night

Clubhouse Opening


74th Annual Awards Evening

LOBMBC Annual General Meeting


6th December 2017


The King Alfred,

Burnt Hill Way,

Oulton Broad

Doors close at 7.25pm

AGM Notice


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74th Annual Awards Evening

Celebrating the completion of 74 Years and proud to call itself the oldest and most successful Powerboat Racing Club in the UK, Europe and possibly The World, the Lowestoft & Oulton Broad Motor Boat Club has held it's 2017 Awards Dinner.

With 50 trophies being presented to all levels of members, both drivers, backup teams and the many "behind the scenes" helpers and officials, it marked a revival of local interest in the sport and highlighted the resurgence of the Hydroplane class which helped build the club in it's early history.


Commodore, Peter Mantripp  complimented the Club on being able to ride out a year when 3 events were cancelled due to unseasonably high winds, changes in rules by the governing body of the sport incurring increased costs to drivers and the never ending, time consuming dotting of I's and crossing of T's.

Special praise went to Malcolm Curtis, Brian Block and Brian Shulver for their tireless efforts in the Driver Training Program which, although targeting ALL classes of racing, has been most successful in increasing the numbers of youngsters entering the sport.... starting at 9 years old.


The single mindedness of the Commodore in keeping the club afloat during the last few years was appreciated by all present and was further shown as he announced, subject to red tape, the great possibility of a European Yamato OSY400 Hydroplane Championship weekend event at Oulton Broad in July 2018, as one of the highlights of the Clubs 75th year.

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Dinner dance photos are now available to view & buy

Sam Markwell Photography