Tavares Marina Update

by Jed R. Wolcott CPA | Treasurer - FVRC The latest news about the Tavares marina is that the city has settled with their insurance company, and the settlement proceeds are in the County’s bank account. Work on the marina will begin in July, with a target of completion by March 2021. There will be 82 individual boat slips. They are moving the location of the aircraft and boat fuel pumps to the existing short dock. Tavares has postponed their annual July 4th event, including fireworks, and will...

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Statement from the FVRC BOD concerning the November 2020 Event Status

Several people have asked about our November 2020 event. Will it happen? If so, where are the registration forms? When can we register?...Etc. This is obviously driven by the concerns associated with COVID 19. At this point in time (May 13, 2020), we are planning on moving forward with the event. That said, determination of GO / NO-GO will be made based upon decisions and direction provided by many third-party authorities, in addition to the FVRC BOD. At this point we do not have sufficient...

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Summary Spring Regatta 2020

Florida Vintage Raceboat Club Spring Regatta Commands Lake DoraRICH LUHRS, OFFSHORE CHAIRMAN. PHOTOS BY PETE BODEN, SHOOT 2 THRILL PIXWhile most motorsports events worldwide were canceled due to coronavirus precautions, the Vintage and Historic Raceboat Regatta in Tavares, Florida, soldiered on. Under sunny skies and on calm waters, some of the most impressive and iconic race hulls from years gone by strutted their stuff impressively on Lake Dora on March 14-15. The Florida Vintage Race Boat...

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Spring Event date change for 2021

IMPORTANT AND URGENT The Antique and Classic Boat Society moved their event to the end of March 2021. We have in turn confirmed with the City of Tavares that our spring 2021 event will move by a week. The new dates are March 19 -21 2021. Please change your hotel reservations and travel plans accordingly. It was important to do this because many people want to to attend both events and cannot be idle for a week. Thanks for your understanding. Looking forward to seeing you in November 2020 and...

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FVRC Elects 2020 Officers

The Florida Vintage Raceboat Club board of directors has elected the following officers for the year 2020 in accordance with the bylaws Article IV Chairman - Dave Richardson Vice Chairman - Jeff Buckley Secretary - Ted Jones Treasurer - Jed Wolcott There have been no further nominations to then board from the membership. Therefore Ted Jones and Tom Keyes are elected by acclamation. Please join me in welcoming them to the board. At the annual meeting on Saturday November 16, 2019 Roger and...

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An Important Event Safety Message

Please read this important safety message: At our spring event the FVRC will again be encouraging participants to utilize the Raceiver one way radio receiver. We have enough radios to equip 2 full heats of drivers exchanging these after each heat. This facility allows the Referee to communicate directly with the heat advising in any changed conditions on the course. We will continue the use of visual communications with flags per the V&H rules. The radios are meant to add an additional...

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