Driver – Marshal

DRIVERS FOR THIS POSITION SHOULD BE EXPERIENCED AND COMFORTABLE FOLLOWING SHELLS DOWN THE RACE COURSE.

Location: Georgetown & Occoquan

Duties: During the regatta you will be assigned to a Regatta Marshal as his/her launch driver. You are under his/her control. Hand signals will most likely be used.

Instructions: At the Regatta sign-in location, sign attendance sheet and insurance waiver. Then pick up a life vest and report to the Launch Master on the dock who will assign you to a launch and the Official. Make certain that your launch has a full complement of life preservers, an oar, and sufficient fuel. Shift changes on the Occoquan will take place at the finish line exchange dock. Please understand that your club will be fined if you fail to report for your volunteer job.

Dress: Anticipate inclement weather and the likelihood of getting wet. Wear layered clothing. Consider a hat, sunscreen, and gloves.

DO NOT WEAR ANY RED CLOTHING WHILE PERFORMING THIS JOB.

A PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICE (PFD) MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES WHILE PERFORMING THIS JOB.

IF NECESSARY YOU MAY BE REASSIGNED TO ANOTHER JOB.

NO CELL PHONES DURING ASSIGNMENT.

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