|Time||September 28, 2018 - 07:15 AM
||Sweihan, Abu Dhabi
|Cars Joined ||9 Cars|
|7:15 am - 8:00 am
||Meeting point at Sweihan BBQ Point
|8:00 am - 8:15 am
||Deflation and briefing|
|8:15 am - 11:45 am||The drive|
Most met on time with a few late arrivals due to some confusion as to where the actual meeting point was. Learning point for drivers: There's an Event Details tab! Learning point for Flaghunter: the location of the event should be supplied as coordinates :)
All drivers were Advance or above, so we have set up the convoy after a relatively short briefing:
After a radio check, the convoy proceeded to play in the smaller dunes to warm up, heading towards the gatch road with pylons. We shaved the top of every crest we could find and reached the gatch at about 8:40. We then proceeded to play en-route to Nagra, taking a few small breaks on the way. After a play-break at Nagra, we proceeded back to the BBQ point. On the way, Testinwork's car decided it had enough, so EmDoc escorted him to the nearest gatch, re-joining the trip towards the end. The rest of the convoy kept shaving crests and practicing winch and other advanced recoveries, mostly on Flaghunter's car. Vast majority of those were done by Kman, definitely deserving a recovery signature. Before noon, the convoy safely reached the BBQ point after a grand finale in the small dunes leading to it.
All drivers did extremely well. Huge thanks to Marshall Pharaoh and Marshall EmDoc for their support.
Great trip Michel. Looking forward to your next trips.
Really enjoyed the day with you guys.
See you all soon
Excellent lead Mike, I really enjoyed following your well chosen track.....
You managed to keep our adrenaline at the higher level
Thank you for organising this amazing trip, with all these experienced drivers in the convoy this was definitely one of the best Advanced drives...
Looking forward for your coming trip, see you soon
An amazing track aimed at shaving every shavable dune. Many times the dune won but Flaghunter's courage was awesome. I thoroughly enjoyed this drive.
The support was fantastic with Kman tirelessly attending to the long string of advance recoveries and plenty of encouragement from Marshals Pharaoh and EmDoc.