Land Rover Discovery 24th Birthday Weekend -12/13th October 2013

Tim emailed us a few months ago, Asking if we would like to donate a Raffle prize  for this years Land Rover Discovery Birthday Weekend

 

DSC_0944_zps513fbe60Another year over, the Discovery another year older and the celebrations are well and truly over. Hopefully everyone that attended has got home safely and by now are most probably back at work telling their work mates what a great weekend they have all had, will they understand?


Many many thanks to everyone that turned up and took part, either in their Land Rovers or Family saloons. Yes 3 Discovery’s broke down on their way but not to be put off 2 of their owners were low loaded back home only to come down in their cars, that is dedication. Approx 50 Land Rovers and of course 3 cars took part in the weekends celebrations, traveling from all over the Country. Roy Preston and Chris Lowe bringing along their G WACs. Without everyone’s dedication and support the weekend would not be as good as it is if indeed it would happen at all. It has come along way since a few members of the DOC Committee put together its first informal get together to celebrate its 20th.

DSC_0975_zpsae49b1b2An amazing £1425 was raised through the sale of Raffle Tickets, Weekend Stickers, Rally Plaques and the Auction. Both the Jubilee Sailing Trust and the National Coast-watch Institution are very greatful for everyone’s generosity. There are still a few Rally Plaques and Stickers available, if you require either please let me know. The Plaques are £7 and the Stickers are £3. Postage will be a couple of quid if buying a plaque.

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The website will be updated over the next couple of days, please visit it for the full story and some photos of the weekend.Again many thanks to all those that supported this great weekend and hopefully see you all again next year for the Discovery’s 25th Birthday Weekend.

Tim Newcombe