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Lowestoft & Oulton Broad

Motor Boat Club

Founded 1933

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Updated 20 January 2019

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LOBMBC Nights at the Clubhouse

31 January -  Club night

14 February  - Club night

21 February

Drivers Medicals

28 February - Club night

14 March - Club night

28 March - Club night

 4 April - Club night

18 April - Club night

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We are now looking forward to a busy pre-season period with several events arranged:

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  • Wednesday 23rd January (7pm start) we have the annual pre-season Sportsboat & GT class Drivers' Forum @ The King Alfred. This is your time to have an opinion and forward any ideas for the coming race year.

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  • Thursday 24th January it’s the hydro drivers turn with their forum.

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  • Thursday 21st February we have the clubs doctor carrying out the annual race licence medicals @ The Clubhouse from 7pm, appointments via Peter Rix.

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  • Thursday 28th February we have the welcome return of the “Chilli & Quiz” night, further details to follow.

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  • Sunday 10th March we have arranged for a CPA scrutineers forum and assessment, this will be @ Boston Putfords workshops in Lowestoft from 10am, all welcome, ‘new and old’.

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  • Monday 11th March is the ‘Shore Staff’ dinner when the club treats its volunteers to a night out. This will be at the Broadland Holiday Village from 7pm.

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  • Sunday 17th March/Sunday 7th of April is the Osprey Rescue dunk tests, please book these direct with Osprey.

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  • Thursday 11th April is the pre-season forum @ The Clubhouse from 7pm.

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  • Thursday 18th April we have arranged a pre-season ‘officials’ get together from 7pm @ The Clubhouse.

 

That’s it for now!!!

Ernie Hunting

The Club has been notified of Ernie Hunting's funeral which will take place at St Marks Church, Oulton Broad at 1.45 on February 5th.

    Ernie was  a lifelong LOBMBC member before becoming a timekeeper in the days before computer timing. There is a Pathe News film from 1963 which shows him  operating the starting clock by hand.

To show our commitment of introducing new drivers we are offering a fantastic opportunity for two NEW competitors to join the sports boat class.

 

The lucky ones will receive a free 2019 BPBA licence, L&OBMBC club membership, dunk test (if needed) and a medical.

 

Anyone that’s interested please contact our sports boat representative Ray Read - mail@rayread.co.uk

could be you

Calling all competitors & sponsors.......

 

We’re running a highest bid competition to get your race boat and/or company name on to our 2019 souvenir race program. The full details of this will follow nearer the time but anyone who’s considering an offer please drop us a message now to show your interest.

    This is a great way to support the club & get you boat & sponsor on the cover of our fantastic publication!!! We will of course credit the chosen pictures photographer.