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Old 31-03-2006, 11:09 AM   #1
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Accomodation @ Gurnsey

Anyone know the following:


Where exactly the race will be in Gurnsey.
What local accomodation is avalable in Gurnsey.
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Old 31-03-2006, 11:23 AM   #2
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From what I have read its out of St Samsons
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Old 31-03-2006, 12:26 PM   #3
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Thanks.

I just found out that the ferry cant carry my truck, due to its weight, and that the 'truck ferry' from Portsmouth costs £1200!



My other car is a SMART.



So it looks like fitting a towbar to the Smart then!
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Old 31-03-2006, 12:30 PM   #4
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What about Via Calais Or C'burg then drive to St Marlo ????????
Could wet Bottom it but it's getting back if you break stuff
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Old 31-03-2006, 03:11 PM   #5
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Honda send there boats out on the freight sailings but trailers only. I saw a batch of them in St Peter Port last year.

I think there's a deal in hand by the organisers with the ferry Co.
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Old 01-04-2006, 12:08 AM   #6
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No - one sells a Smart car tow bar! I'll have to custome make one.
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Old 01-04-2006, 11:45 AM   #7
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If it helps, your welcome to use my truck!

Infact, we could swap vehicles for the weekend, and I could see whether my finely honed body will fit in a Smart.
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Old 01-04-2006, 12:00 PM   #8
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Carefull, I might take you up on that offer!!

I am 6'4" and I fit comfortably into the SMART.....
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Old 01-04-2006, 02:17 PM   #9
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Perfect. I was going to suggest a borrow of a pickup or 4wd for Guernsey. Looks like TD has come up with the solution.

Nice truck.....
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Old 03-04-2006, 02:50 AM   #10
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I am now interested in building a tow bar for the smart anyway! If it is going to be a pit car, it should have a tow bar...

I have some thoughts, and I will visit my favourite steel manufacturers in the Hamble and chat to them!
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Old 03-04-2006, 11:14 PM   #11
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Back to the original thread! Wheres everyone staying in Guernsey????
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Old 04-04-2006, 11:10 PM   #12
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Well I have been lurking here reading with interest regarding the Guernsey race. I tried to access the ORDA site only to find it down, I wanted to find out the race times!

Well having lived here for 5 years, I now say I know the place pretty well. There are no hotels (to speak of in St Sampson)I would really recomend that you stay in Town (St Peter Port). I would be happy to help if anyone needs some guidance.

I will speak to the a friend and hotellier tomorrow to see what availability there is on rooms at his place if there is any interest.

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Old 06-04-2006, 08:28 PM   #13
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Got this email from Andrew Chambers today (latest member from Guernsey)

May be of some help!

"I can't get into to send a reply but maybe you can post one for me!
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> We have The Clubhouse @ La Collinette Hotel, St Peter Port, Guernsey.
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> We have some accommodation left in the hotel and self catering for the
> race period. There's a couple of teams staying already.
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> If anyone needs accommodation, please contact Natalie or Andrew
> reservations@lacollinette.com
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> It would appear people are in need of assistance. I would be happy to help
> if I can.
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> Regards,
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> Andrew Chambers

> andrew@lacollinette.com
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Old 06-04-2006, 09:45 PM   #14
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I am now interested in building a tow bar for the smart anyway! If it is going to be a pit car, it should have a tow bar...

You need to visit Beauleau Boat Jumble, as there's a guy who always has a pitch there with a Smart car and trailer!
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Old 06-04-2006, 10:55 PM   #15
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You need to visit Beauleau Boat Jumble, as there's a guy who always has a pitch there with a Smart car and trailer!
Are you taking the piss?

I was told - by SMART - that officially the Smart has a ZERO tow rating and it was thus illegal to manufacture a tow bar for it!


Where is Beauleau? When is the Boat Jumble?
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Are you taking the piss?
Would I ??? I think i've got a photo of it somewhere!



QUOTE]Originally posted by verytricky

Where is Beauleau?
[/QUOTE]

The clue is in the name! New Forest/Lyndhurst area

QUOTE]Originally posted by verytricky

When is the Boat Jumble?
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