AGM 2018

Thanks to everyone who turned out for our 2018 AGM last night, 25 October.

Congratulations to the new and returning committee members.

The new chair of the IOMTTMA is Dave Dentith (new appointment)

The vice chair is Frank Mitchell (returning)

Three members were voted on to the committee: Shely Bryan (returning), Paul Corrin (new appointment) and Paul Thompson (returning)

The full committee is now:

Dave Dentith, chair

Frank Mitchell, vice chair

David Cairns, treasurer

Shely Bryan

Paul Corrin

Gavin Davies

Paul Thompson

Our company secretary (honorary post) is Paul Griffiths.

Our office administrator is Deana Corrin.

Our grateful thanks to those who stood down at this AGM: to our outgoing chairman, Robert Crane, for all his work on the committee and with IT, chairing the IOMTTMA this last three years, and to Robin for his work on the committee over the last two years. Thanks too to all those who put themselves forward for the committee vacancies.

Winter opening hours

Now that the TT and the CTT/MGP 2018 are well behind us, and before it’s all go again getting prepared for 2019, it’s time for us to take some well-deserved rest after the busy days of spring and summer.

The office will be open every Wednesday during November (9am to 3pm) and every Wednesday during December (9am to 2pm).

We will reply to calls and emails as soon as we can, please be patient with us 🙂

Keep safe and warm this winter, we look forward to seeing you out there in orange for TT2019 (it’s really not long to go now!!)

Thank you

A massive thank you to everyone who has marshalled this last fortnight, our experienced crew and those who have made this event their very first marshalling experience, we look forward to welcoming you all back soon.

Safe travels home, whether your destination is on the island, in the UK, or further afield.

Classic TT & Manx Grand Prix

Sign-on now – We’re keen to have your support for the Classic TT & Manx Grand Prix.

Join us and help support all the riders competing during the fortnight – from Saturday 18 to Friday 31 August. Every session that you can don the orange hi vis and join us for is very much appreciated by us, by the organisers, the teams and the riders – thank you!

Marshals needed
We’re keen for marshals to help race week. Can you help? Please sign-on online now (link here) and call in to the office to collect your pack. Thank you!

New to marshalling?
We’re always keen to welcome new volunteers to join our team. Find out more about marshalling, then register your details  & we’ll be in touch by email soon.

Pack collection: office opening hours 
Pack night venues and TTMA office opening hours can be found here.

IMC training
Due to the emergency afternoon practices, both IMCs have been cancelled. Please sign-on to marshal instead.

Training refresher?
We have a number of short films on our youtube site, so whether it’s a quick refresher on flags or on radio, check out the youtube channel for more info.

Signing-on FAQ
– Forgotten log-in password? Request a reminder of your log-in details easily online: click ”send me my login details”, answer a couple of questions and you’ll get an email with your details straight back. Get started here.

– Want to check where/when?  Our new “display attendances” function shows where you’re scheduled to be (& lists attendances over the last few years too). Log-in to your record and click “display attendances”.

For any other queries contact the TTMA office: info@iomttma.com

We look forward to seeing you in orange – thanks for marshalling!

Thursday Afternoon Practice – Help Needed

Thursday afternoon emergency practice: More marshals urgently needed

Due to the terrible weather so far, the emergency afternoon practice this Thursday (23 August) will go ahead.

If you are available to help marshal the afternoon practice please let us know as soon as possible. Roads will close at 12.30 & will be open by 4.30pm.

Experienced marshals: Please go online & sign-on on now (link here) & call in to the TTMA office from 9am Wednesday to collect your pack.

Already signed-on? Please let your DSM/CSM know ASAP if you are now available to marshal the Thursday afternoon session.

New marshals: You are very welcome to join us. Please register your details online now (link here) & call in to the TTMA office behind the Grandstand from 9am Wednesday to sign-on & collect your pack.

Times for Thursday (23 August) practices: 
Thursday afternoon: Roads will close at 12.30 & will open by 4.30pm
Thursday evening: Roads will close at 6pm as usual

Get marshalling!

It’s almost here! Not long now until we get the orange high vis on and get out on the TT Mountain course.

Sign-on now and let us know when and where you can marshal for the Classic TT & Manx Grand Prix.

Join us and help support all the riders competing during the fortnight – from Saturday 18 to Friday 31 August. Every session that you can don the orange hi vis and join us for is very much appreciated by us, by the organisers, the teams and the riders – thank you!

Pack collection: office opening hours 
Pack night venues and TTMA office opening hours can be found here.

New to marshalling?
We’re always keen to welcome new volunteers to join our team. Find out more about marshalling, then register your details  & we’ll be in touch by email soon.

Equipment refresher
We’re holding an Equipment Refresher event Sunday 19 August, no bookng neccessary, all welcome, especially new marshals.  More details here.

Signing-on FAQ
– Forgotten log-in password? Request a reminder of your log-in details easily online: click ”send me my login details”, answer a couple of questions and you’ll get an email with your details straight back. Get started here.

– Want to check where/when?  Our new “display attendances” function shows where you’re scheduled to be (& lists attendances over the last few years too). Log-in to your record and click “display attendances”.

For any other queries contact the TTMA office: info@iomttma.com

We look forward to seeing you in orange – thanks for marshalling!

Equipment Refresher

Join us for our Equipment Refresher at the TT Grandstand (VIP Hospitality Suite) on Sunday 19 August, from 9.30am to 12noon (approx).

No booking necessary. New marshals are very welcome.

Drop by for hands-on sessions with flags and tetra radios — our experienced team will be on hand to provide advice and answer your questions.

There will be a trip to the TT control tower and a helicopter loading demonstration too.

Signing-on FAQ

Needs some help logging-in and signing-on?

– Forgotten log-in password? Request a reminder of your log-in details easily online: click ”send me my login details”, answer a couple of questions and you’ll get an email with your details straight back. Get started here.

– Want to check where/when?  Our new “display attendances” function shows where you’re scheduled to be (& lists attendances over the last few years too). Log-in to your record and click “display attendances”.

For any other queries contact the TTMA office: info@iomttma.com

Thank you!

Well, that’s it, TT all finished for another year. Huge thanks to every one of you who helped make it run so smoothly by marshalling around the course – fantastic job #teamorange

Thanks too to our brilliant signing-on team, led by Deana, who put in many, many long hours in the TTMA office.

Shout out too to our colleagues at #MRMS medics and the Travelling Marshals – great working with you all.

Safe travels home everyone, whether that’s the other side of the island or to further flung corners of the world.

We look forward to seeing you in orange again for ClassicTT/MGP 2018 and #TT2019.

Up next:

Dates for CTT/MGP: Saturday 18 August to Friday 31 August 2018

Online sign-on for CTT/MGP will open in July.

New to marshalling & keen to get involved for Classic TT/Manx Grand Prix in August?  Find out more here.