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Title: New Boats / Members / Engine combos / Boat refits FOR BMPRS 2015
Post by: Brigadair on March 28, 2015, 07:28:59 PM
hi all


If anyone has new stuff as above for BMPRS 2015 season, and you want to share them with us, please email me JPEG pics to garrydickson@btinternet.com with detail / description, and I'll add the, to the Bmprs site.


Thanks


Garry
Title: Re: New Boats / Members / Engine combos / Boat refits FOR BMPRS 2015
Post by: Todd on March 28, 2015, 07:37:26 PM
Can you join in racing at any time ? Or do all boats have to be entered pre season ? Same question for membership
Cheers
Title: Re: New Boats / Members / Engine combos / Boat refits FOR BMPRS 2015
Post by: Brigadair on March 28, 2015, 07:48:00 PM
You can join our club at any time during the year, we always welcome new members.
Once you are a "paid up" member, you can then enter races as you want too. Just one or all on the calendar.


( your boats do need to comply with the rules of course).


Garry


Title: Re: New Boats / Members / Engine combos / Boat refits FOR BMPRS 2015
Post by: Todd on March 28, 2015, 07:52:13 PM
That's good news, nearly ready with my boat would of missed tomorrow if it hadn't been cancelled, what about numbers on the side are they given or choose your own ?
Thanks
Title: Re: New Boats / Members / Engine combos / Boat refits FOR BMPRS 2015
Post by: craig dickson on March 28, 2015, 08:10:44 PM
Hi Todd


If you were to choose your own race numbers, it might cause an issue if you chose the same two digits that I use :-)
However, I think you will find that if you join up, you will be given some flexibility to choose your own numbers as long as not in use by an existing member.


Craig :-))
Title: Re: New Boats / Members / Engine combos / Boat refits FOR BMPRS 2015
Post by: Todd on March 28, 2015, 08:14:06 PM
Ok thanks for clearing that up, now to get the boat run in and ready for a couple of local races
Title: Re: New Boats / Members / Engine combos / Boat refits FOR BMPRS 2015
Post by: craig dickson on March 28, 2015, 08:22:02 PM
No problem Todd.


As soon as you are ready to have a go whether that be early or later in the season, join up for our minimal fee and we will look forward to seeing you in due course.


Oh just on race numbers, try and pick one with no more than 3 digits. It makes it easier for the lap counters to identify your boat! :-))


Can you imagine how it would be if I turned up with race number, 55305824?
Instead of 55..... :}


Craig
Title: Re: New Boats / Members / Engine combos / Boat refits FOR BMPRS 2015
Post by: Brigadair on March 28, 2015, 08:40:05 PM
Todd


When you join, the membership secretary will usually issue you with a two (or max) 3 digit number.


You need to ensure race numbers are clearly displayed (to a minimum size 50mm height)  on your hull so they are visible to lap counters. See pics of boats on our site, to see what works best.

For other essential rules, please visit the club web site and click on the "about us" tab, third item down on the drop box, is rules.


See www.bmprs.co.uk (http://www.bmprs.co.uk)


Garry


Title: Re: New Boats / Members / Engine combos / Boat refits FOR BMPRS 2015
Post by: Todd on March 28, 2015, 10:22:19 PM
No problem Todd.


As soon as you are ready to have a go whether that be early or later in the season, join up for our minimal fee and we will look forward to seeing you in due course.


Oh just on race numbers, try and pick one with no more than 3 digits. It makes it easier for the lap counters to identify your boat! :-))


Can you imagine how it would be if I turned up with race number, 55305824?
Instead of 55..... :}


Craig

lol yes I can imagine it would be difficult
Title: Re: New Boats / Members / Engine combos / Boat refits FOR BMPRS 2015
Post by: Todd on March 28, 2015, 10:24:39 PM
Todd


When you join, the membership secretary will usually issue you with a two (or max) 3 digit number.


You need to ensure race numbers are clearly displayed (to a minimum size 50mm height)  on your hull so they are visible to lap counters. See pics of boats on our site, to see what works best.

For other essential rules, please visit the club web site and click on the "about us" tab, third item down on the drop box, is rules.


See www.bmprs.co.uk (http://www.bmprs.co.uk)


Garry




Thanks, I think I just need to fit the handles get the window painted on and get some numbers to stick on it then it should be within the rules, plenty more work to be done on it yet though for it to be ready first
Cheers
Title: Re: New Boats / Members / Engine combos / Boat refits FOR BMPRS 2015
Post by: robw on March 29, 2015, 08:26:13 AM
Thanks, I think I just need to fit the handles get the window painted on and get some numbers to stick on it then it should be within the rules, plenty more work to be done on it yet though for it to be ready first
Cheers
any more grinding with the dremel and you will have an open window,  :} (had a right game getting the engine manifold and exhaust in)
Title: Re: New Boats / Members / Engine combos / Boat refits FOR BMPRS 2015
Post by: Todd on March 29, 2015, 06:00:58 PM
any more grinding with the dremel and you will have an open window,  :} (had a right game getting the engine manifold and exhaust in)

I'll have to paint it gloss black and sort the scratch out on the front at the same time
Title: Re: New Boats / Members / Engine combos / Boat refits FOR BMPRS 2015
Post by: robw on March 29, 2015, 07:25:13 PM
I'll have to paint it gloss black and sort the scratch out on the front at the same time
don't worry about the (slip with the dremel)scratch, you will have plenty of those once you get it on water and realise how quick these boats are ok2