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Lowestoft & Oulton Broad

Motor Boat Club

Founded 1933

Photo Gallery / 1970's                      

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Pits 1971

1972 : The racing family from Potter Heigham - Jean, David and Danny Fisher preparing their stock hydroplanes.

1971 : Bob Paul in Vee Jumper

1971 : C. Heathcote in Bromo

1971 : J. Thompson in Thom-Cat

1971 : John Skidmore in Speedy Gonzales

1971 : Nick Huddleston in Krack-On

1971 : Norman Peters in Power Game

1971 : John Humphrey in Mr Fruit, class OC

1971 : Roger Jenkins in Guitar Man, class SN

1971 : Terry Bull in B & M, class stock hydro

1972 : Alan Cable in Drop Out

1972 : Alec Snelling in Black Cat, class ON

1972 : Tony Hall - British Outboard Hydro Champion

1972 : Fred Miles in Milesmaster

1972 : John Clabburn - British OI class Champion

1972 : John Shearing in Flipper

1972 : Stuart Woods in Noddy

1973 : David Fisher

1973 : Evelyn Wright,  was a regular visitor from the Wells club

1973 : Paul Wilde in Wild Thing, class NF

1973 : Peter Inward in Incisor, class SN

1973 : John Knights - world SE speed record holder

1974 : Roy Sharman in Gunton Hall, class NF

1974 : Simon Armes in Atlantis, class NE

1974 : John Forster in Kinnell, class OC

1975 : Mike Beardshaw in Pozidrive, class R1

1975 : Neil Gregg in Sir Ducer, class ON

1975 : Peter Rix in Half-Wit, class stock hydro

1975 : Peter Sabberton in Sabena, class ON

1975 : Roger Brady in Asmodeus, class stock hydro

1976 : Aline Jordan in Daydream, class stock hydro

1976 : Paul Morton, class ON

1976 : The sportsboat pits during the national meeting

1979 : Bob Spalding in Carlsberg, class ON

1979 : Chris Bromley, Waveney Valley Boats, class SE

1979 : Simon Jewson, Pandora, class SE

1979 : Eric Roshier, Emperor, class stock hydro

1971 : John Clubburn, Bobcat, class OI

1976 : Bob Spalding, John Player Special, class ON

1979 : Tom Percival, Long John, class OZ

1971 : The hydro pits with 191 Jack Coldling, 1 John Rohm (Sweden), 27 Peter Welton & 17 Peter Darby.

1971 : Local dentist Jack Wilson in Extractor, club commodore in 1977-78.

1971 : Barry Hinton in the Fletcher / Mercury monohull Nithon.

1973 : John Morgan in Angie, 350cc Konig.

1971 : Doug Willey and Jack Codling at the Wherry.

1971 : The hydro pits at the clubhouse.

1973 Oulton Broad pits

1973 : the hydroplane pits.

F A C T

The first national for Juniors was held at Oulton Broad on 6 June 1977

1979 Jon Knights in Tudor by BT

1979 : Jon Knights class OE

1979 Garry Smith

1979 : Garry Smith class OB

1975 pits at Oulton

The pits at the 1975 sportsboat national meeting featuring John Harmer, 25 Alan Sabberton, 15 Bill Brown, 116 Vic Budds and 10 Tom Percival