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CLUB DAY 26 May 2024

Our Final club day for the 2023/2023 season is on Sunday 26 May 2024

This is the final chance to gain points towards the annual championships, including the Graham Bailey scratch race series and the W.J. George handicap series, amongst others.

We already have received entries from a wide range of boat, so it looks like the competition will be hot. It promises to be our best club day of the season, for competitors and spectators alike.

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

2023 2024 Australian Formula Futures Championships

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2023 2024 Australian Formula Futures Championships

This seasons Australian Formula Future Championships are again hosted by St. George Power Boat Club at Sans Souci on Sunday 23rd June. Following request from competitors the event has been compressed into a one day event. There are only a few days left to get your entries into the NSW APBA using the current entry form available from the APBA website Australian Power Boat Association (ausapba.com.au)

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Club Day 26 May 2024

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Club Day 26 May 2024

Our Final club day for the 2023/2023 season is on Sunday 26 May 2024 This is the final chance to gain points towards the annual championships, including the Graham Bailey scratch race series and the W.J. George handicap series, amongst others. We already have received entries from a wide range of boat, so it looks like the competition will be hot. It promises to be our best club day of the season, for competitors and spectators alike.

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CLUB DAY 28 JANUARY 2024 CANCELLED

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Regrettably we have been forced to cancel our planned club day for 28 January 2024. There were insufficient entries received prior to the time we needed to make the decision. Our next event is the NSW Formula Futures Championship on Saturday 16 March 2024, followed by a Club Day on Sunday 17 March 2024. Thank you to those who let us know early regarding their unavailability.

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Christmas Party and Presentation Night

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The St George Power Boat Club annual Christmas and Presentation night will be held in the upstairs restaurant at the St. George Motor Boat Club at 7pm on Friday 8 December 2023. Members, Volunteers and invited guests are welcome to attend. Presentations will be made to place getters in the following annual trophy events:- W.J George Handicap Series Graham Bailey Scratch Race Series Bill Ware Inboard Scratch Race Series Barry Grice Outboard Scratch Race Series The St. George Power Boat Club congratulates all of our winners and we look forward...

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2023 SPEEDBOAT SPECTACULAR

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2023 SPEEDBOAT SPECTACULAR

Saturday 15th and Sunday 16 July 2023 Up to $30,000 in prize money up for grabs! @ St George Motor Boat Club Entries for the 2023 Speedboat Spectacular are open RACE ENTRY FEES Entry fees for the 2023 Spectacular have been discounted to offset the cost of accommodation, current fuel prices and as an alternative to tow money. Entries close on Monday 10 July 2023 Entry fee for the weekend: St George Power Boat Club Members: $50 Early bird entry fee for entries received by Saturday 1 July 2023:  $100 Entries received after 1 July 2023:...

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Australian Formula Future Championship

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Australian Formula Future Championship

The next event for the St. George Power Boat Club will be the Australian Formula Future Championship. The event is scheduled for two days, 24 and 25 June 2023 at St. George Motor Boat Club. The timing of events will depend on the number of entries received. If there are enough entries for all classes then J1 and J2 events will be on Saturday 24 June and J3 will be on Sunday 25 June. All entries need to go to the APBA 2 weeks prior to the event. Send entries to: nswapbalicencing@gmail.com

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NSW FORMULA FUTURE CHAMPIONSHIPS & CLUB DAY

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NSW FORMULA FUTURE CHAMPIONSHIPS & CLUB DAY

The next event for the St. George Power Boat Club will be the NSW Formula Future Championships on Saturday 18 March 2023 followed by a Club Day on Sunday 19 March 2022. Entries for the NSW Formula Futures should be lodged with the NSW APBA at least 2 weeks prior to the event. The competition is hotting up in our club days with a few new boats entering our last event and even more wanting to attend but still putting the finishing touches to their boats. Club days consist of handicap races with the cumulative total going towards the W.J. GEORGE...

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Christmas Party and Presentation Night

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Christmas Party and Presentation Night

The St George Power Boat Club invites members, volunteers and sponsors to our Christmas get together and Presentation night at 7pm on Friday 16 December 2022 in the upstairs restaurant of the St. George Motor Boat Club. The evening is to celebrate and thank all those involved for their contribution over the season to ensuring power boat racing thrives at the St. George Motor Boat Club. We are looking forward to congratulating our prize winners and presenting the trophy for the point score winners for the season.

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2022 FORMULA FUTURE AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIP

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2022 FORMULA FUTURE AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIP

The postponed 2021 – 2022 Australian Formula Future Championship is to be held on Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 September 2022 at the St. George Motor Boat Club Sans Souci. Previous entries remain valid and new entries need to be lodged with the APBA (NSW Council) at least two weeks prior to the event. Entry forms can be found on the NSW Council website http://nswapba.net.au/ We appreciate the notifications from previous entrants as to whether or not they will be attending.

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2022 SPEEDBOAT SPECTACULAR CANCELLED

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SPEEDBOAT SPECTACULAR CANCELLEDIt is much regret that we advise that the St George Speedboat Spectacular, incorporating five Australian championships and several extremely popular local races, programmed for 16-17th July, has been cancelled.The Race Committee has struggled to evaluate all the necessary issues that have been arising in the Sydney region over the past week. The bottom line is that we have erred on the side of safety along with the wish to give competitors plenty of time for the notice.Some of the competitors were travelling...

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