VOLUNTEERS NEW TO DRIVING MUST ATTEND ONE LAUNCH DRIVER TRAINING CLASS; NO REFRESHER TRAINING IS REQUIRED.
Duties: During the regatta you will be assigned to transport only officials, coaches, regatta workers, and the press up and down the course. (AT NO TIME CAN ROWERS BE SHUTTLED UNLESS AUTHORIZED BY THE LAUNCH MASTER.)
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. Make certain that your launch has a full complement of life preservers, an oar, and sufficient fuel. Ensure your launch carries only the number of passengers designated on the boat’s data plaque. Shift changes will take place at the exchange dock at the finish line. Please understand that your club will be fined if you fail to report for your volunteer job.
Dress: Anticipate inclement weather. 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.