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.
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
• Test & Tune
• Solo Runs
• Formula Futures
• 70mph Class
• Club Racing
COMPETITORS ENTRY FEE: $10
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ian 0417 270 170 email@example.com
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.
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.
Drivers Briefing: 8.30am
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The St George Power Boat Club Annual General Meeting will be held on the 17th September 2019 at 7-00pm in the St Kilda Room at the St George Motr Boat Club, 2 Wellington Street Sans Souci, NSW, 2219. All financial members are requested to attend and are entitled to nominate for a position on the committee as per the enclosed nomination form. The form needs to be returned by mail to the Returning Officer / Commodore of the St George Power Boat Club at the above address. Closing date for nominations will be at the close...read more
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