Assistant Officer of the Day – Sunday Racing
Checklist for Sunday Duty – Assistant Officer of the Day (AOD)
The purpose of this duty is to help facilitate the smooth running of the racing.
• Please read the information on the Child and Vulnerable Adult Policy, Health and Safety and Sailing Instructions on the club website.
- Arrive one hour before first race.
• The Officer Of the Day (OOD) has overall responsibility for the days racing and will assign your duty. This may be recording race results from the Race Box, assisting the OOD in the start boat or helping the SBO in the safety boat.
• Ensure you bring sailing clothing and a buoyancy aid as you will probably be on the water.
• CAUTION…. All the powerboats require at least two people to launch and recover.
• With the SBO or OOD launch and equip the safety boat and start boat, instructions are placed in the boat containers. Check fuel levels and top up if necessary.
• At the end of racing replace the powerboats in their containers, make sure the drain plugs are open the battery isolator switch and radio is off. Ensure all equipment is locked up.
• Do not leave till cleared with the OOD
- In the event of breakage, damage or other problems please inform the OOD who will arrange for the necessary action to be taken.
- Thank you for carrying out your Duty it is much appreciated by all who race.