Friday Morning Fast Paced Advance drive - 4 September 2020

Please note that you will not be allowed to join the drive if you come to the meeting point without a functioning pre-programmed radio and a flag with flag pole attached to your car. This is for your safety and for the safety of others on the drive. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

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Friday Morning Fast Paced Advance drive - 4 September 2020

Post by TomS » Mon Aug 31, 2020 4:19 pm

Meeting time: 0530
Drive starts: 0600
Drive terrain: Big Dunes Exploration.
Drive will end at 0900

Please be punctual so we can maximise our time on the sand!
IMPORTANT: PLEASE NOTE THAT FOR SAFETY PURPOSES ONLY FEWBIES WITH SUFFICIENT DRIVE EXPERIENCE WILL BE ADMITTED. A MINIMUM OF 1 STAR IS REQUIRED TO JOIN THIS DRIVE.






COVID-19 PREVENTION MEASURES
A. At the meeting point, please park the vehicles at least 5 meters apart and observe standard social distancing practices.
B. Face mask and gloves to be worn at all times.
C. No shaking hands, hugging or any other physical contact.
D. Max 3 persons per vehicle, or 5 if from the same family staying in the same house.
E. Drive briefing can be viewed on this page and communications on the day will be carried out by radio, so please ensure your radio carries the correct channel announced on your convoy’s WhatsApp group so you can line up correctly. Once at the meeting point, deflate your tires and mount your flag.
F. Drivers AND passengers should remain in their vehicles, after deflating their tires and NOT meet or socialize with other participants.
G. There is to be no sharing of any food or drinks.
H. No sharing of any equipment, tow ropes, shackles, radios or any other accessory.
I. In the event of a recovery, please radio your position in the convoy and vehicle - a marshal will advise you on how to self-recover or will assist.

Checklist:
a) Fully functional 4x4 vehicle with full tank of fuel.
b) Air compressor in working condition.
c) Recovery rope / strap.
d) Compatible radio pre-programmed to DO frequencies.
e) Refreshments for you and your passengers (if you have them).
f) Offroad flag attached to vehicle.

Etiquette:
1) Registering and not coming along may stop others from joining and is easily avoidable - so please be courteous and withdraw if you can't make it.
2) Be punctual.
3) Any participants not registered on the forum site will not be allowed to join the drive.
4) Passengers in Registered participant's vehicles are not counted as participants and are fre to join.

Please note trips are limited to 10 vehicles per convoy. More convoys will be added subject to participant interest and marshal availability.

Thank you for taking the time to read this and prepare properly - see you on the sand!
Last edited by TomS on Tue Sep 01, 2020 5:35 pm, edited 1 time in total.



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Post by Rafic » Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:28 pm

Hi Tom, would like to participate but somehow don‘t find the „participate“ button on the website. Maybe because one needs to pay the membership fees first? Just did it, was not aware since been out of the country in August.



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Post by TomS » Tue Sep 01, 2020 4:33 pm

Rafic wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:28 pm
Hi Tom, would like to participate but somehow don‘t find the „participate“ button on the website. Maybe because one needs to pay the membership fees first? Just did it, was not aware since been out of the country in August.
Hi Rafic,

Membership Fee's received - thank you. Your account has been activated so you should now be able to sign up. Please let me know if you are still facing issues and we will sort it out. I will count you in for the trip so see you on Friday AM!

Thanks,

Tom



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Post by Andywilson » Tue Sep 01, 2020 5:07 pm

Hi Tom,
I’ve just paid my membership now. Please keep me a space 😁 until it’s activated



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Post by TomS » Tue Sep 01, 2020 5:36 pm

Andywilson wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 5:07 pm
Hi Tom,
I’ve just paid my membership now. Please keep me a space 😁 until it’s activated
Great - you're in! See you on Friday AM.



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Post by Andywilson » Tue Sep 01, 2020 5:39 pm

Thanks Tom 👍🏻



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