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AUSTRALIAN FORMULA FUTURE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 – 2022

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We are proud to again be conducting the Australian Formula Future Championships for the J1, J2 and J3 classes.

This will be a stand alone weekend for Formula Futures.  There will be no other classes conducted over the weekend.

Entries for this event should be sent to –

NSW  APBA

PO Box 4178

Pitt Town  NSW  2756

Or emailed to –

nswapbalicencing@gmail.com

Entries should be received by:-  20th  June 2022.

There is no fee to enter this event.

It is currently planned to conduct the J1 and J2 events on Saturday, followed by the J3 on Sunday, given the possibility of a large number of entries.  This will be confirmed at a later date.

For interstate competitors, the St. George MBC is a large, registered sporting club on the banks of Kogarah Bay at Sans Souci, just south of Sydney.  The club has many facilities including two restaurants/cafés and several lounge areas.

Although part of Sydney’s suburban district, accommodation options are not great, but several are available that may be suitable for boat trailers.  These include –

Abcot Inn at Sylvania Heights and Sutherland Motel.

Accommodation is also available at the Caringbah Inn.

CLUB DAY Sunday 29 May 2022

Entries are open for our final club day for the season on Sunday 29 May 2022. In addition to two trophy races there are 8 boats in contention for the annual club point score championship with its own trophy and prize money. We planning on running handicap races in addition to the scratch races if our new race clock is set up.

Pitts will open at 7am with scrutineering from 8am. Race classes will be determined by the entries received.

Use the online entry form here to get your entry in.

Forms & Downloads | St. George Power Boat Club (stgeorgepbc.com.au)

Entries close next week on Thursday 26 May 2022

We hope to start racing around 10am.

Please do not attend if you have:

Been feeling unwell with flu like symptoms,

Been in contact with a confirmed or possible case of Covid 19; or,

Are required to self isolate

New Drivers are most welcome. Drivers and boat owners must be a member of an APBA affiliated club. St. George Power Boat Club membership application forms are on the membership page of the website (www.stgeorgepbc.com.au).

The current APBA rule book which lists all of the requirements for power boat racing can be found here:

AUSTRALIAN POWER BOAT ASSOCIATION (ausapba.com.au)

New Drivers are strongly urged to read the rule book, in particular Section 102 re licencing & breath testing, Group 600 re racing and Group 800 re safety equipment.

The precise nature of the events to be run will be determined once final entries are received. If there are insufficient entries received by 26 May the race day will be cancelled.

CLUB DAY Sunday 13 February 2022





Entries are now open for our second club day of the season.

In addition to the usual club day races where points are allocated for the end of season trophies and prizes, competitors are eligible to contest the Sid Anderson trophy (and prize) to be run and won on the day.

The good news is that it is free entry but due to covid requirements we need entries prior to the event. Competitors & crews are required to adhere to the relevant Covid 19 hygiene and social distancing requirements of the Power Boat Club, Motor Boat Club, APBA and NSW Government.

ENTRIES CLOSE ON MONDAY 7 FEBRUARY 2022

Please use the entry form on Speedboat Racing – Forms and Downloads page of the website.

Pitts open at 7am

Scrutineering: 8am to 9am.

We hope to start racing around 10am.

Please do not attend if you have:

Been feeling unwell with flu like symptoms,

Been in contact with a confirmed or possible case of Covid 19; or,

Are required to self isolate

New Drivers are most welcome. Drivers and boat owners must be a member of an APBA affiliated club. St. George Power Boat Club membership application forms are on the membership page of the website (www.stgeorgepbc.com.au).

The current APBA rule book which lists all of the requirements for power boat racing can be found here:

AUSTRALIAN POWER BOAT ASSOCIATION (ausapba.com.au)

New Drivers are strongly urged to read the rule book, in particular Section 102 re licencing & breath testing, Group 600 re racing and Group 800 re safety equipment.

The precise nature of the events to be run will be determined once final entries are received. If there are insufficient entries received by 7 February the race day will be cancelled.

Races are likely to include speed bracket classes, handicap races and scratch races plus the Sid Anderson Cup.

CLUB DAY Sunday 14 November 2021





Entries are now open for our first club day of the new season. The good news is that it is free entry but due to covid requirements we need entries in the week prior to the event.

ENTRIES CLOSE ON SATURDAY 6 NOVEMBER 2021

Please use the entry form on Speedboat Racing – Forms and Downloads page of the website.

NSW Government Covid requirements apply, i.e. All drivers, crew and spectators must be double vaccinated and check into the St. George Motor Boat Club.

Pitts open at 7am

Official Scrutineering and Tech. Inspections are planned from 8am.

We hope to start racing around 10am.

APBA Officials will be on hand to accept driver licence and boat owner applications and to carry out Tech. Inspections so please take advantage of this great opportunity.

New Drivers are most welcome. Drivers and boat owners must be a member of an APBA affiliated club. St. George Power Boat Club membership application forms are on the membership page of the website (www.stgeorgepbc.com.au).

The current APBA rule book which lists all of the requirements for power boat racing can be found here:

AUSTRALIAN POWER BOAT ASSOCIATION (ausapba.com.au)

New Drivers are strongly urged to read the rule book, in particular Section 102 re licencing & breath testing, Group 600 re racing and Group 800 re safety equipment.

The precise nature of the events to be run will be determined once final entries are received. If there are insufficient entries received by 6 November the race day will be cancelled.

Races are likely to include speed bracket classes, handicap races and scratch races.

Australian Formula Futures Championships

St. George Power Boat Club is pleased to be part of St George Motor Boat Club’s celebration of 100 years of powerboating activity.  As part of these activities we are proud to be conducting the Australian Formula Future Championships for the J1, J2 and J3 classes.

This will be a stand alone weekend for Formula Futures.  There will be no other classes conducted over the weekend.

Entries for this event should be sent to –

NSW  APBA

PO Box 4178

Pitt Town  NSW  2756

Or emailed to –

nswapbalicencing@gmail.com

Entries should be received by:-  21st June 2021.

There is no fee to enter this event.

It is currently planned to conduct the J1 and J2 events on Saturday, followed by the J3 on Sunday, given the possibility of a large number of entries.  This will be confirmed at a later date.

For interstate competitors, the St. George MBC is a large, registered sporting club on the banks of Kogarah Bay at Sans Souci, just south of Sydney.  The club has many facilities including two restaurants/cafés and several lounge areas.

Although part of Sydney’s suburban district, accommodation options are not great, but several are available that may be suitable for boat trailers.  These include –

Abcot Inn at Sylvania Heights and Sutherland Motel.

Further information can be gained by calling Commodore Ian Bown on 0417-270-170 or Vice Commodore Len Cave on 0407-778-884 or commodore@stgeorgepbc.com.au.

 

2021 Spectacular Cancelled

Due to the additional personnel required to manage covid 19 limitations in addition to the usual race day activities the decision has been made to regretfully cancel the Speedboat Spectacular and Championship races for 2021. We are hopeful that we will back up and running next year.

We are still planning to hold the Formula Futures Championships on 3rd. July 2021.

We will also be testing our crowd control systems at the Bullett Boat static display on Saturday 15 May 2021, celebrating 50 years of Bullett Boats.

 

2020 Centenary Spectacular

In order to finalise the line up of events for the Centenary Speedboat Spectacular on 23 and 24 May and the Vintage & Veteran Boats demonstration on 30 May 2020, Expressions of Interest are now requested for the Speedboat Spectacular. Preliminary classes are listed on the EOI form on the 2020 Spectacular page, plus provision for other classes to nominate. If sufficient requests are received for additional classes, consideration will be given to adding them to the program.

2019 – 2020 Committee Meeting Dates

Following a successful Annual General Meeting on 17 September 2019, it was decided that the committee would meet on the third Tuesday of every month.

The meeting dates for the current season are:-

  • 15 October 2019
  • 19 November 2019
  • 17 December 2019
  • 21 January 2020
  • 18 February 2020
  • 17 March 2020 T.B.C.
  • 21 April 2020
  • 19 May 2020
  • 16 June 2020
  • 21 July 2020
  • 18 August 2020

 

2019 – 2020 RACE DAYS

Saturday 28 September 2019 Club Day
Saturday 22 February 2020 Club Day
Sat 24 & Sun 24 May 2020 Centenary Spectacular (by invitation only)
Sat 30 & Sun 31 May 2020 Vintage Boat Display & Australian Formula Future Championships
Sat 4 & Sunday 5 July 2020 NSW Formula Futures Championships
Saturday 22 August 2020 Club Day

 

June 23 and 24 2018: 

Formula Futures NSW Championships & Extended Club Day

As previously advised by the APBA NSW Council, the NSW Formula Futures Championship will be held at St. George Motor Boat Club on Saturday 23 June 2018, starting at 10am.

Additionally in lieu of a regular club day, On Sunday 24 June 2018, we will be holding the remainder of the races that were scheduled for the Sunday of our last Spectacular, subject to there being adequate number of boats available to attend.  We are planning to start at 10am.

The events to be run will be:

  • Unlimited Outboard – Kerry Rogers – 3 heats
  • Unlimited Inboard – Spencer Miller
  • 105 mph class – Bill Ward
  • Sports Mono – Steve Antuch
  • 6 lt. Open – Barry Sharp
  • Unlimited Inboard – Fred Hawkins
  • Commodore’s Invitation – Open
  • Champion of Champions – Open

Prize money will be paid to all finishers in a final of each race or race series.

Entry Fee:

There is no entry fee for competitors who lodged entries for the February Spectacular.

An entry fee of $50 applies to those who wish to lodge a new entry.  Please see the online entry form for details.

WE ASK THAT ALL COMPETITOR INTENDING TO RACE PLEASE LET US KNOW NO LATER THAN TUESDAY 19 JUNE 2018. 

If we have insufficient entries to make up a race program the day will be cancelled.  Notifications to: Commodore@stgeorgepbc.com.au

 

 

2018 Speedboat Spectacular

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2018 Speedboat Spectacular.  Unfortunately we weren’t able to complete the races scheduled for Sunday 25th February.  Some of those races will be scheduled for our next club day on Saturday 23rd. June 2018.

A debriefing for the 2018 Spectacular will be held at the St. George Motor Boat Club on Tuesday 13 March 2018.

Don’t forget the NSW Formula Future Championships will be held on Sunday 24th June 2018.

 

NEW CLUB DAY

The race day postponed from 25 November has been rescheduled to Saturday 13 January 2018.

CLUB RACE DAY – SATURDAY 13 JANUARY 2018

SCRUTINEERING: 8.30AM DRIVERS BRIEFING: 9.00AM

RACE PROGRAM
• Test & Tune
• Solo Runs
• Formula Futures
• 70mph Class
• Thundercats
• Club Racing

COMPETITORS ENTRY FEE: $10

SPECTATORS: FREE

ENTRIES CLOSE: 11 JANUARY 2018

LATE ENTRIES: NORMAL FEES APPLY
Speed Boats $75
Thundercats & 70 mph class $40
Formula Futures $20

Contact: Len 0407 778 884 vicecommodore@stgeorgepbc.com.au
Ian 0417 270 170 commodore@stgeorgepbc.com.au

Committee Meeting

The PBC pre-race committee meeting is on 7pm tonight at the St. George Motor Boat Club. It’s not looking good for the weekend, at the moment we only have one big boat and two juniors interested in attending.

 

2017 – 2018 Season Race Dates

The St. George Power Boat Club has scheduled races for the 2017/2018 season for the following dates:
Saturday 25 November 2017 Club Day
Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 February 2018 Speedboat Spectacular & Australian Championships
Saturday 23 June 2018 Club Day
Sunday 24 June 2018 NSW Formula Futures Championships
Saturday 18 August 2018 Club Day
Club days are open to Formula Futures, Thundercats and all classes of Speed boats.

 

2017 Speedboat Spectacular Update

The 2017 Speedboat Spectacular (including the APBA Championship Races) has been postponed to the weekend of the 24 and 25 June 2017.  The final round of the NSW Formula Future Championships will also be run.

Spectacular Events will be held on Saturday 24 June, with APBA Championships scheduled for Sunday 25 June.  If required some Spectacular events may be postponed to Sunday 25 June.

More details to come.

 

2017 Speedboat Spectacular

Overnight security will be available for the 2017 Spectacular for those who wish to leave their boats or vehicles at the St. George Motor Boat Club.

Drivers Information Package June 2017

ST GEORGE PBC RACING ENTRY FORM

DISCOUNTED RACE ENTRY FEE FOR 2017 JUNE SPECTACULAR

Spectacular Race Entry Fee:  $150 for the weekend (no daily rate)(includes safety levy)

Early Bird Race Entry Fee: $100 for entries received and paid by 12 June 2017

NOTE: Entry fee refunds are available for withdrawal due to mechanical issues or other problems if email request is received by midday Friday 23 June 2017.

Direct Deposit Details:

St. George Bank
BSB: 112 879
A/c No: 041909333
A/C Name: St. George Power Boat Club

Please include name (boat name if preferred) in the deposit details.

Download forms

Scruitineering: 7.00am

Drivers Briefing: 8.30am

2022 SPEEDBOAT SPECTACULAR UPDATE

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2022 SPEEDBOAT SPECTACULAR UPDATE

UPDATE              UPDATE           UPDATE The following APBA Championship races have been added to the program Arch Spooner Gold Cup – Unlimited OutboardErrol Jay  –  Unlimited DisplacementAlbert Corn  –  6litre normally aspirated DisplacementGriffith Boat Club trophy  –  6 litre Carby cast iron Displacement Entries for the Riverside Trophy and other APBA Championship races should be sent to the APBA NSW Council PO...

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2022 SPEEDBOAT SPECTACULAR

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2022 SPEEDBOAT SPECTACULAR

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17July 2022 Up to $25,000 in prize money up for grabs!@ St George Motor Boat Club Entries for the 2022 Speedboat Spectacular are open RACE ENTRY FEES Entry fees for the 2022 Spectacular have been discounted from the cost for previous years to offset the cost of accommodation and current fuel prices. Entries close on Friday 8 July 2022Entry fee for the weekend $150 Early bird entry fee for entries received by Friday 1 July 2022  $100 Prize money will be paid to all boats completing a “final” of all events. RACE...

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AUSTRALIAN FORMULA FUTURE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 – 2022

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We are proud to again be conducting the Australian Formula Future Championships for the J1, J2 and J3 classes. This will be a stand alone weekend for Formula Futures.  There will be no other classes conducted over the weekend. Entries for this event should be sent to – NSW  APBA PO Box 4178 Pitt Town  NSW  2756 Or emailed to – nswapbalicencing@gmail.com Entries should be received by:-  20th  June 2022. There is no fee to enter this event. It is currently planned to conduct the J1 and J2 events on Saturday,...

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CLUB DAY SUNDAY 29 MAY 2022

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CLUB DAY SUNDAY 29 MAY 2022

Entries are open for our final club day for the season on Sunday 29 May 2022. In addition to two trophy races there are 8 boats in contention for the annual club point score championship with its own trophy and prize money. We planning on running handicap races in addition to the scratch races if our new race clock is set up. Pitts will open at 7am with scrutineering from 8am. Race classes will be determined by the entries received. Use the online entry form here to get your entry in. Forms & Downloads | St. George Power Boat Club...

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Club Day Sunday 13 February 2022

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Club Day Sunday 13 February 2022

Entries are now open for our second club day of the season. In addition to the usual club day races where points are allocated for the end of season trophies and prizes, competitors are eligible to contest the Sid Anderson trophy (and prize) to be run and won on the day. The good news is that it is free entry but due to covid requirements we need entries prior to the event. Competitors & crews are required to adhere to the relevant Covid 19 hygiene and social distancing requirements of the Power Boat Club, Motor Boat Club, APBA and NSW...

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Vintage & Veteran Boats Display Saturday 12 February 2022

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Vintage & Veteran Boats Display Saturday 12 February 2022

The St. George Power Boat Club is pleased to welcome the Vintage & Veteran Boat Club to the St. George Motor Boat Club for a display of classic race boats. Boats will be on display on the lower level carpark and in Anderson Park from 10am to 5pm. Entry is free but the prevailing Covid 19 requirements of hygiene and social distancing must be strictly adhered to. Come along and see some of the boats that have created power boat racing history.

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CLUB DAY Sunday 14 November 2021

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CLUB DAY Sunday 14 November 2021

Entries are now open for our first club day of the new season. The good news is that it is free entry but due to covid requirements we need entries in the week prior to the event. ENTRIES CLOSE ON SATURDAY 6 NOVEMBER 2021 Please use the entry form on Speedboat Racing – Forms and Downloads page of the website. NSW Government Covid requirements apply, i.e. All drivers, crew and spectators must be double vaccinated and check into the St. George Motor Boat Club. Pitts open at 7am Official Scrutineering and Tech. Inspections are planned from...

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Australian Formula Futures Championship

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Australian Formula Futures Championship

St. George Power Boat Club is pleased to be part of St George Motor Boat Club’s celebration of 100 years of powerboating activity.  As part of these activities we are proud to be conducting the Australian Formula Future Championships for the J1, J2 and J3 classes. This will be a stand alone weekend for Formula Futures.  There will be no other classes conducted over the weekend. Entries for this event should be sent to – NSW  APBA PO Box 4178 Pitt Town  NSW  2756 Or emailed to – nswapbalicencing@gmail.com Entries...

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2021 Spectacular Cancelled

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Due to the additional personnel required to manage covid 19 limitations in addition to the usual race day activities the decision has been made to regretfully cancel the Speedboat Spectacular and Championship races for 2021. We are hopeful that we will back up and running next year. We are still planning to hold the Formula Futures Championships on 3rd. July 2021. We will also be testing our crowd control systems at the Bullett Boat static display on Saturday 15 May 2021, celebrating 50 years of Bullett Boats.

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Planning Still On Hold

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Planning Still On Hold

As there has been no indication from Government as to a time frame for the commencement of sporting activities, and no announcement from the APBA as to an expected date, planning for our 2020 Spectacular, Championship races and V&V display is still on hold. Once we have some dates to work with, we will reschedule our planned activities, for possibly late 2020 or sometime in 2021.

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