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Lowestoft & Oulton Broad Motor Boat Club
Affiliated to the British Power Boat Association
Pre-war racing 1930-39
For the 1936 season the Club presented gold, silver and bronze medals for the major trophy meetings.
1935 locally built Crandall hydroplanes lined-up for a press photo
1935 Edward Treglown the first Commodore of the Club.
1936 Race handicaps were confidental and cards were personally handed to the drivers. In this heat Ruth Treglown (below) started on zero.
1935 The first annual dinner at the Royal Hotel, Lowestoft
George Treglown in the Italian-built Tobasco XIV.
1936 Malcolm Humphery
1938 Local boatyard owner Jack Robinson finished 3rd in the Daily Mirror Trophy meeting in Red Wings.
1936 The Wherry buoy during the Daily Mirror Trophy meeting.
1936 Race Programme
1938 Edward Treglown and Sid McMeekin compete in a 2-lap scratch race. Sid's son is still a club member.
1936 The Wherry turn during the Daily Mirror meeting
1936 Geoff Holt congratulates George Treglown on winning the opening round of the Daily Mirror Trophy
Des Truman preparing for the 1936 Daily Mirror Trophy meeting - note the handlebar steering which was never a success in boat racing. The family owned the A.D. Truman boatyard opposite the park.