[Durham] Regatta Equipment Officer

Barry Titterton titterton.barry at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 13:04:45 UTC 2016

On 20/01/16 14:54, mark wrote:
> Maybe we need to tweak the title of this so nobody comes asking LUG
> members for boating equipment. How about Regatta Comms Person?
> Prepare/Control equipment allocations throughout the regatta weekend.
> Key Features
> • Prepare equipment packs for officials.
> • Charge/Allocate/Distribute/Reclaim portable radios.
> • Be on hand to handle any equipment issues that arise during the day.
> Description
> A decidedly non-technical role. Basically ensure that the equipment
> packs are prepared for each official as per the equipment allocation
> lists. Ensure that these are distributed as appropriate and handle any
> breakdowns/flat batteries as they crop up. This would be ideal to
> combine with the network/PC role over the weekend and a couple of people
> could easily rota themselves and have a pleasant weekend in a deckchair
> with refreshments provided!
> Tasks
> • Check equipment in the weeks leading up to the regatta and ensure that
> there is a sufficient supply of batteries for megaphones and similar items.
> • Make up officials packs (may require some laminating on the eve of the
> regatta) and label as appropriate.
> • Ensure that portable radios are received from the supplier, signed out
> to officials and received back/returned at the end of the regatta.
> • Be on hand over the regatta weekend to handle any issues that arise.
> This mainly involves replacing flat batteries.
> Priority
> This task is essential for the regatta to proceed and having an
> independent group who can take on the responsibility to configure/setup
> leaves the core regatta team to concentrate on preparing the racing itself.

A non-tech role sounds like my kind of thing. I have now found that I am
available all weekend (Fri-Sat-Sun) from midday onwards. Mornings would
be difficult due to family commitments.

Barry T

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