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17th May, 2019 NEWBIE/FEWBIE AFTERNOON DRIVE - Al Faqaa to Al Qudra Lakes

Posted: Sun May 12, 2019 11:53 am
by Faateh Ahmad
Date: Friday - May 17th, 2019
Drive Type: Newbie & Fewbie

Meeting/Deflation Point: Faqaa
Google Maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/7JuRQJXJPuG2
GPS Users: 24°43'00.5"N 55°37'14.0"E

Meeting Time: 14:30 (02:30 PM)
Drive Starts: 14:45 (02:45 PM)
Drive Ends: Sunset
Ending Point: Al Qudra Lakes

CHECKLIST:
1) Your emergency contact info must be available at Dubai Offroaders website.
2) Ensure your 4x4 vehicle is in perfect condition and with full fuel tank at the meeting point.
3) Carry all necessary offroad gears/recovery equipment in good condition.
4) Carry enough water/refreshments/re-hydration drinks for yourself & co-passenger(s).
5) Make sure that your spare tyre is in workable condition.
6) Your vehicle must have front and rear tow points.
7) Seat belt must be on while driving including passenger(s).
8) Read your vehicle owners manual to be acquainted with the 4WD system.
9) Radio (tuned to frequencies used by DO)
10) Flag

Please check the following links :
Driving in a Convoy – Roles and Rules: app.php/page/rules
Equipment Needed at Different Star Levels: app.php/page/equipment

FOR SAFETY REASONS, ANYONE WITHOUT A FLAG AND A PROPERLY CONFIGURED RADIO WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO JOIN THE DRIVE

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Convoy allocations:

Newbie convoy:
1. Faateh Ahmad (Lead Marshal)
2. Andri Leith (andrileith)
3. Akil
4. Oliver (yooliii)
5. Daniel (Niel) Visagie ([email protected])
6. Maryam
7. Pierre Eldik (Eldikp)
8. John-Henry Aylward (Blueslee)
9. Yann Brousse de Gersigny (Yannbdg)
10. Ahmad (dr_fadel81)
11. Ajay Sikri (Sweep Marshal)
12. Ahmad Pervez (Sweep Marshal)

Fewbie convoy:
1. Bernardo (Lead Marshal)
2. Syed Ashraf Shahzad (ashrough2001)
3. Adil Shroff (Adil82)
4. Andrew Green (Andy)
5. Ryan Wood (Woody10254)
6. Mudar Kadah (Modar.Kaddah)
7. Jwala Pratap (jp23)
8. Robert Jenkins (RJJK)
9. Andrey Stepanenko (Sweep Marshal)

Intermediate convoy:
1. Alex (Lead Marshal)
2. Jo (Pav)
3. Rui Serrano (rmserrano)
4. Elie Azzam (ElieA87)
5. Pierre-Yves Lucas (Pierre Lucas)
6. Philippe Marie Jean Francois Poncet (pfrancoisponcet)
7. Francis Millet (Chamalo)
8. Pavel Kashirskiy (pkashirskiy)
9. Mirela (Acting Marshal - Sweep)

Re: 17th May, 2019 NEWBIE/FEWBIE AFTERNOON DRIVE - Al Faqaa to Al Qudra Lakes

Posted: Sun May 12, 2019 12:58 pm
by Frankyno
If s not Iftar gathering on this day ?

Re: 17th May, 2019 NEWBIE/FEWBIE AFTERNOON DRIVE - Al Faqaa to Al Qudra Lakes

Posted: Sun May 12, 2019 1:06 pm
by Frankyno
It's not the yearly IFTAR bowl gathering on this day?

Re: 17th May, 2019 NEWBIE/FEWBIE AFTERNOON DRIVE - Al Faqaa to Al Qudra Lakes

Posted: Sun May 12, 2019 2:46 pm
by Faateh Ahmad
Frankyno wrote:
Sun May 12, 2019 12:58 pm
If s not Iftar gathering on this day ?
No this drive is separate from any Iftar plans.

Re: 17th May, 2019 NEWBIE/FEWBIE AFTERNOON DRIVE - Al Faqaa to Al Qudra Lakes

Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 3:44 pm
by Faateh Ahmad
Hey everyone, thanks for registering for the drive. Due to ample support we are keeping the registrations open till further notice.

Convoy allocations will be posted at 11 am Friday 17th May 2019 (Day of the drive).

Re: 17th May, 2019 NEWBIE/FEWBIE AFTERNOON DRIVE - Al Faqaa to Al Qudra Lakes

Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 9:43 pm
by dr_fadel81
Hi DOs
When do you expect to finish this drive, asking so see if I will be able to come back home before Iftar time

Re: 17th May, 2019 NEWBIE/FEWBIE AFTERNOON DRIVE - Al Faqaa to Al Qudra Lakes

Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 10:52 pm
by Bernardo
dr_fadel81 wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 9:43 pm
Hi DOs
When do you expect to finish this drive, asking so see if I will be able to come back home before Iftar time
Hi, drive is expected to finish at sunset, around 6:30 - 7:00 pm, however it can be before or after it. Depends on convoy/drivers performance.

Re: 17th May, 2019 NEWBIE/FEWBIE AFTERNOON DRIVE - Al Faqaa to Al Qudra Lakes

Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 11:06 am
by Faateh Ahmad
Convoy allocations:

Newbie convoy:
1. Faateh Ahmad (Lead Marshal)
2. Andri Leith (andrileith)
3. Akil
4. Oliver (yooliii)
5. Daniel (Niel) Visagie ([email protected])
6. Maryam
7. Pierre Eldik (Eldikp)
8. John-Henry Aylward (Blueslee)
9. Yann Brousse de Gersigny (Yannbdg)
10. Ahmad (dr_fadel81)
11. Ajay Sikri (Sweep Marshal)
12. Ahmad Pervez (Sweep Marshal)

Fewbie convoy:
1. Bernardo (Lead Marshal)
2. Syed Ashraf Shahzad (ashrough2001)
3. Adil Shroff (Adil82)
4. Andrew Green (Andy)
5. Ryan Wood (Woody10254)
6. Mudar Kadah (Modar.Kaddah)
7. Jwala Pratap (jp23)
8. Robert Jenkins (RJJK)
9. Andrey Stepanenko (Sweep Marshal)

Intermediate convoy:
1. Alex (Lead Marshal)
2. Jo (Pav)
3. Rui Serrano (rmserrano)
4. Elie Azzam (ElieA87)
5. Pierre-Yves Lucas (Pierre Lucas)
6. Philippe Marie Jean Francois Poncet (pfrancoisponcet)
7. Francis Millet (Chamalo)
8. Pavel Kashirskiy (pkashirskiy)
9. Mirela (Acting Marshal - Sweep)

Let's go and have some fun! See you all at the meeting point.

Re: 17th May, 2019 NEWBIE/FEWBIE AFTERNOON DRIVE - Al Faqaa to Al Qudra Lakes

Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 11:52 am
by Ahmad Pervez
dr_fadel81 wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 9:43 pm
Hi DOs When do you expect to finish this drive, asking so see if I will be able to come back home before Iftar time
Carry some iftaar items along, we’ll break the fast wherever we are in the desert or inflation point.