Launch Master

Location: Occoquan

Duties: This person is responsible for all motor craft (powerboats, motors, life preservers, anchors, and oars), set-up and accountability to Regatta director prior, during and after races. Also responsible to ensure supporting tasked schools to provide launches with gasoline. Further regatta support includes setup and takedown of Judge/Referee, Marshall, Safety and Shuttle Launches as well as other support boats as required by the Regatta director. Also responsible to monitor and control all shuttle traffic on the water. Responsible for ensuring launches carry only the number of people that are specified on the launches’ data plaque.

Instructions: Reports to Regatta site prior to the arrival of all volunteers and works with the Regatta Director to organize all the equipment and volunteers required to set up the racecourse and prepare for the regatta.

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

IF NECESSARY YOU MAY BE REASSIGNED TO ANOTHER JOB. NO CELL PHONES DURING ASSIGNMENT.

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