1) Minimum age for Tubbers is 15 years of age; all participants must attend a safety meeting to be held prior to the event. Junior competitors (under the age of 18 years) must be accompanied by their parent or nominated legal guardian.
2) Following the pre-race safety meeting it is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that all of his or her crew is familiar with the safety rules, weather conditions, sea conditions and any other information put forward by the BOIB Committee at that time.
3) A minimum of a cycle helmet correctly sized is acceptable and suitable life jackets must be worn at all times when training or taking part in any event.
4) Kill switch lanyard must be no longer than 120cm when fully stretched and must be worn at all times. Failure to do so will result in penalty or disqualification.
5) Tubbers must not be attached to the Tub by any other means than the kill switch lanyard; grab handles are acceptable.
6) Tubbers must stick to the race course lay out for the safety of all Tubbers. Failure to do so will result in penalty or disqualification from the rest of the day’s races.
We intend to run a professional race meeting and expect all Tubbers to act in likewise manner.
1. The names of the Jury will be announced at drivers’ briefing.
2. All protests must be made within 30 minutes of the results being posted.
3. Protests against the rules or eligibility of an entry must be lodged before drivers’ briefing, otherwise within half an hour of the posting of results in which the incident or circumstance occurred.
All participants agree and accept that:
1) Bath tub racing may be hazardous and they enter at their own risk.
2) Whilst the organisers or any other persons involved with the event have taken every precaution to ensure the safety of the competitors they will not be held responsible for loss or injury incurred by any person or to any equipment.
3) The BOIB Committee reserves the right to disqualify any Tubber.
4) Any competitor appearing to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be prevented from racing.