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06-10-2011 Temporary suspension of OCR style reacing Statement as issued by the RYA following reccommendations by the coroner at the Dover inquest






05-10-2011RYA Awards 2011 RYA Awards Ceremony to be held at the De Vere Grand Harbour in Southampton on Saturday the 4th Febuary


21-07-2011 STATEMENT OF CHANGE for 3B WORLDS Following ORDAs withdrawl as the organising club for the 3B World Championships all responsibility has now been handed over to a new UK organising committee led by Bob McCarthy, Brian Peedell, Barrie Williams


20-07-2011 ORDA WITHDRAWL FROM 3B WORLDS please see attatched letter from the ORDA secretary confirming ORDA's withdrawl from the 3B world championships


19-07-2011 3B WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - 3C National - OCR - REVISED Can all interested parties please complete and return the revised entry form (INCLUDING TEAM PROFILE) A.S.A.P. .. Closing date for entries is the 29th August 2011 for all classes.

12-07-2011 Charlestown - The Admirals Trophy 5th-7th August 2011

Closing date for the Admirals Trophy in Charlestown is 20th of July so it's time to get those entries in ... before its to late

04-07-2011 Revised 3B Entry Revised 3B Worlds entry now in competitors area, will ALL 3B teams that are intending to enter please fill out and return this for A.S.A.P. to Shirley Simpkins,

03-07-2011 Address Change Ashleigh is moving out of her uni flat this weekend please do NOT send ORDA membership or any other post to Cranborne house Temporary Address: 81 Hawthorn road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 0BG

11-06-2011 Torquay Advance notice and entry form for 3B world championships in Torquay 1st - 4th September 2011 now availabe online along with 3C + OCR entry and final race instructions

04-06-2011 Littlehampton Final and approved race instructions for Littlehampton 16/17th July along with entry form now available for download

26-05-2011 Cancer Charity Final Race Instructions for the Poole Cancer Charity Race now uploaded along with advertising poster

23-05-2011 Torquay Update As agreed we will be holding racing over two days in Torquay. Saturday has listed 3B 3C and OCR - 3B and OCR is a National Race. 3C may chose to join the 3B race but this will not count for National or ORDA Championship Points these crews will decide on the day whether they will be joining the race.

Sunday Marathon, 3B, 3C, V24, OCR and Club Basic. This is a National and ORDA Championship Race. National Points will be awarded to 3C, 3B, V24, OCR and Marathon. Club Basic will be awarded ORDA Championship Points Only. All other classes will be awarded points for both National and ORDA Championship. It is to be noted you can only be awarded points for the ORDA Championship if you are an ORDA Member.

19-05-2011 Ian Stirling Drivers Trophy The Ian Stirling Drivers Trophy A Team Trophy which will be awarded to any sports (type) boat up to 200hp or 2Ltr Class 3C (i.e. can be Club (basic) or National where a crew are ORDA Members and the team participates in ORDA Point Races for 2011 Season, the first being Torbay Classic 27 28 29 May 2011. The winning team for 2011 will also win FREE ENTRY to 2012 ORDA Races.

19-05-2011 Torquay Car Pass Dear All, please find attached Car Park Pass for Torquay.( All Teams will need to display this ) The Large Rigs will also be required to display this to get into the Lymington Road Coach, (Competitors Docs)

19-05-2011 Marathon / Large Rig Route Marathon Crews / Large rigs please take note of the Route map which must be followed when entering Torquay (Competitors Docs)

16-05-2011Training Torquay If there are any crew that require training at the ORDA Event on Friday 27 May 2011 please email or ring Shirley Simpkins Urgentley on 07771 567111 or home 02392 471683 after 6.00 p.m. any day.

12-05-2011 Torquay Marathon Boats Marathon Crews as per the Advance Programme will be required to rent a Tracker for this event. This is payable at Race Control when signing in where it will be issued and arrangements made to fit to the boat. The Cost of a Tracker is 87.20 recording progress at 2 minute intervals.

12-05-2011 Message from Shirley Simpkins Dear all, please find (Updated in Competitors area) Final verbally approved Race Instructions for Torquay 27 28 29 May 2011. These are now ready for publication to all crews on the ORDA Website, Boat Mad and email direct to all crews who require the information. We will be arranging to send these to all blue light services in Torbay along with the local Yacht Clubs and the Coast Guard so there is a full awareness of the event. We have placed banners in the town to publicize the event along with Posters which have been designed by Dave Ormiston which are also on display within the town when I visited yesterday. Entries for the event are looking strong, and we will be looking for crews to support the Friday and Saturday evening events which have been sponsored on the Friday by the Imperial Hotel and on the Saturday the traditional Commodores welcome Party at RTYC where crews will receive two free tickets per boat but all other guests will pay £10 per head for a two course meal and a glass of wine. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of those who have supported with the arrangements of the event, and look forward to catching up with you all in Torquay on 27 May.2011.

12-05-2011 Torquay Advertising If there is anybody who can help advertise the May Torquay race please print the poster designed by Dave Ormiston (available in competitors area) and display it anywhere you can, Hopefully this year we can attract the crowds who will return for the 3B worlds in September.

28-04-2011 Important Class 3 Canopy Information Message from the RYA: Dear All, Please find herewith attached the documents produced by the -Cockpit Working Group- which provides some guidelines on how to build and inspect the main elements of closed cockpits/canopies. Regarding the cockpits in Offshore Class 3C, the UIM Council decided at the UIM Council Meeting held in Monaco on the 27th of February 2011 that no UIM titled events will take place in Class 3C without closed cockpits.

26-04-2011 Newsletter April 2011 Issue 3 Newsletter now available online,

25-04-2011 UPDATES Lots of Updates today .. Race Entry for Littlehampton, Plymouth Final Race Instructions online, Updated Advance Programme for Torquay *You will see from the Programme the Entry Fees have changed slightly, and we will also be holding medicals as well as training on the Friday for those who still require them. I have also put in details of the functions to be held in Torquay, which have been sponsored by the Imperial Hotel and Royal Torbay Yacht Club, so we need as many as possible to come along as they have agreed to replicate this if it is successful for the Worlds in September. A Free Disco at the Imperial on Friday night for all crews and families, at the yacht club a function offering 2 free tickets per boat any further tickets £10 per head for a two course meal and a glass of wine for the Saturday*

24-04-2011 3C World Championships Oskarshamm My name is Mikael Gustafsson and I represents the local organizer of the World Championship 3C i Sweden July 5th to 9th. We are now in our final preparations and we are missing notifications from the UK 3C teams. We would kindly ask you to remind the teams and if you on your webpage could promote the Championship and that the Advance Programme is available on UIMs homepage. We will among other benefits also provide each team free accommodation (one double room) at selected first class hotels in Oskarshamn.You or any of team can contact me on by mail or phone. Thanks for your cooperation. Best Regards Mikael Gustafsson proadma@gmail.com++46(0)70 651 98 99

20-04-2011 AYC Shakedown Race Results now uploaded along with a fantastic race report by Sheena Williams

19-04-2011 2011 RYA Rulebooks Class Specific 2011 Rule Books are now available on the RYA website for Download if req'd http://www.rya.org.uk/programmes/powerboatracing/Pages/PowerboatRacingRules.aspx

07-04-2011 SAFETY BOATS Are there any boat owners out there who would be willing to help out at ORDA events with safety cover ? if so could you please contact "Safety Control" at 2011powerboatseason@gmail.com

07-04-2011 CALENDER * Calender Update *

01-04-2011 TORQUAY Race Entry Form and Advance Programme now available to download

01-04-2011 PLYMOUTH Race Entry Form and Provisional Race Instructions now available to download

24-3-2011 MEDICALS Medicals are now available at the AYC Shakedown on Saturday 16th or Sunday 17th ( by appointment ) for those who still require them for £35.00,Please bring drivers licence or similar for identification, further details from Event Co-Ordinator Sheena Williams sheena.williams3@btinternet.com

21-3-2011 **URGENT** is there anybody willing (and able) to help with the towing and possible temporary storage of the ORDA trailer ? The Trailer would need to be towed to the ORDA event in Torquay for the May bank holiday ( Friday 27th May ) and if possible stored from now until then. Arrangements are in place following this event although any further help would be appreciated. Please contact Brian Peedell on pat@peedell2201.freeserve.co.uk if you can help

17-3-2011 RMYC Sponsorship form RMYC Sponsorship form now available in Competitors Area for this years Annie Beakhust Memorial race, which is to raise money for Cancer Research and other local Cancer Charities. Completed forms should be handed in to race control on the 18th June, the following two trophies are awarded for this sponsorship:- Teachers Assurance Challenge Trophy - most sponsors achieved and the RS Hoare Memorial Trophy - most sponsorship money achieved

14-3-2011 Allhallows Update Updated Race Instructions for the AYC Shakedown now online. Please note changes to course and schedule

13-03-2011 Licences Please send licence applications that need to be endorsed to ORDA Membership Secretary asap to guarantee them being back in time for your first race. Please send only the page that needs signing and your photo, or the full application via recorded delivery to protect you information. Remember the post office does have a habit of losing thing! I recommend that you photocopy your medical form and keep a copy in case this happens Ashleigh

12-03-2011 Allhallows Shakedown Allhallows Shake down race and race training, event details and entry forms now available in the Competitors Area. Volunteers needed to write a short race report for the Allhallows Shakedown Race for the next issue of the ORDA newsletter.

12-03-2011 OCRDA Plymouth Please complete the Plymouth intent to race form in the Competitors Area. If we want this event to go ahead, OCRDA needs your support.

11-03-2011 Poole Cancer Charity Poole cancer charity race instructions now available in the competitors area

11-03-2011 Site Update Welcome to the new ORDA website please send any suggestions for additions to the site to admin. admin@orda.co.uk