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COVID19 Compliant - Morning Newbie Desert Drive - Sweihan - Abu Dhabi - 27 Nov 2020

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Join us to explore Sweihan Desert in Abu Dhabi

And learn the art of offroading in a versatile playground for your first off-road adventure.

You will learn to self-drive your vehicle from experts having decades of off-roading experience in the UAE. This area offers a good mix of playable long set of dunes and broad ridges to test your off-road control.
 

Drive is open for all 4x4/4WD/SUV/AWD vehicles having

  • 8-10 inches of ground clearance and (MANDATORY)
  • Front and rear tow hooks (MANDATORY)

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What you'll learn:

  • Introduction to off-roading.
  • Desert driving basics and etiquette.
  • Desert driving tips, techniques, myth and best practices.
  • Off-road and safety gear familiarization and recovery procedures.
  • Vehicle orientation, risk analysis, deflation and outdoor safety advice.

First time with Carnity Off-road Club:

  • Please share your vehicle details - Make, Model, Year.
  • Do you have any prior off-road experience?
  • Confirm your vehicle has front and rear tow hooks / eyelets.

Why should i join?

  • We will teach you how to self-drive off-road safely and learn the best offroad driving and recovery techniques.
  • If you have already driven in sand before then you can learn more from experts having decades of offroading experience in the UAE.
  • This area offers a good mix of playable long set of dunes and broad ridge to test your off-road control.

Can my vehicle do this ?

  • This drive is open for all 4x4/4WD/SUV/AWD vehicle having 8-10 inches of ground clearance and front and rear tow hooks. If in doubt please first announce your questions on the drive thread so we can advise you further.
  • Any stock 4x4/4WD are most welcome, you don't need any vehicle modifications.

Can i bring passengers ?

  • Yes of course, but if you are absolute new to offroading it is better to drive alone first to avoid any distractions.

 

Learn More About: Carnity Off-road Club

 

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This drive is organized in full compliance with the COVID19 guidelines. We expect every member that joins this drive to go through below information and and strictly follow these guidelines in order not to jeopardize someone's health, and to ensure we can keep organizing these drives safely.

MUST READ AND TOTALLY AGREE: COVID19 Precautions

 

MUST READ AND TOTALLY AGREE: BAN POST

 

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Two Way Radio Guidelines

  • Every Offroader brings his own radio, programmed to the frequencies described in below advice topic.
  • We will not share spare radios or program your radio on the drive. If you need assistance in programming the radio, post a topic on the Carnity website with your questions and we will help you out. 
  • Make sure your radio is fully charged. It will be your only way of communication while driving.
  • Before buying, please carefully read below advice so you are informed properly on which model / cost / shops...
  • No radio = No drive. It is an essential tool and you should make sure you bring it on every drive and learn/practice how to use it.

 

MUST WATCH: NEWBIE VIDEO BRIEFING

 
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Drive Details

Level:  Newbie and Above (All Levels)

When:  27 Nov 2020, Friday.

Meeting time: 6:00 AM (SHARP - Without any exceptions)

Meeting Point: - Sweihan -
https://maps.app.goo.gl/spKVT3NPoGYE8AP58

Type of Car: Any proper 4x4 with front and back tow hooks and 8-10 inches of ground clearance.

What to bring along: Loads of water, snacks (for yourself), smiles, face mask, rubber gloves, enthusiasm and willingness to learn.

Approximate finish time: 10:00 AM

End Point: Sweihan ADNOC Station

LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE:

  • Limited to 15 cars only. RSVP will close on Thursday - 9 AM.
    • 1 Lead Marshal + 1-2 Senior Members + 12 Members.
    • If the RSVP is full and you wish to join, please mention your name on the drive thread to add on the waiting list. 
  • Latecomers will be returned back - without ANY EXCEPTIONS.
  • Members without RSVP will be returned back - without ANY EXCEPTIONS.
  • Please withdraw your RSVP, if you aren't joining, so your spot can be taken by others.
  • Repeated no-show members after RSVP will have their account suspended for a month.

 

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PLEASE RSVP ON THE BELOW CALENDAR EVENT

 

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First I'd like to say I cant wait and I'm so excited.

Second, do I need to bring a valid covid-19 test result since we are gonna be in Abu Dhabi, and if so which test would I need to bring?

Finally, do I need to being an extra things like a jerry can with petrol in it or just the usual tools needed for the newbie off roading drives?

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@Shehab Alawadhi yes, the COIVD19 test (DPI or PCR) is mandatory 48 hours prior to entering Abu Dhabi. The details are provided in the follow thread

Extra fuel is not needed, but ensure you reach the meeting point with a full tank. The nearest ADNOC gas station to the meeting point is https://goo.gl/maps/czwPXXpohEYGpoEy7

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I think RSVP for this drive is full ...... hope I will be in the wait list 

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Hi. First Timer with a club here

Alresdy RSVPed to the event. 

I own a Toyota FJ cruiser 2020. Extra fuel tank and agency air compressor. 

I have previous experience with friends almost every weekend. 

I dont have a uhf radio. But i will make sure to get one before the event. 

See you there

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The meeting point has been revised and updated on the drive post and the calendar event as well.

Waitlist

1. @Mus_hus78

2. @Ramprakash

3. @Aamir Siddiqui

Just wait till Wednesday evening / Thursday morning as there are usually some dropouts.

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@ashique rahiman @samir83 @Ramprakash

  • Please share your vehicle details - Make, Model, Year.
  • Do you have any prior off-road experience?
  • Confirm your vehicle has front and rear tow hooks / eyelets.

Also, please ensure to go through the following video for your own and your vehicle's Safety

 

On 11/22/2020 at 8:36 PM, eidooo said:

Hi. First Timer with a club here

Alresdy RSVPed to the event. 

I own a Toyota FJ cruiser 2020. Extra fuel tank and agency air compressor. 

I have previous experience with friends almost every weekend. 

I dont have a uhf radio. But i will make sure to get one before the event. 

See you there

Hi, @eidooo Welcome to Carnity Offroad Club. See if you can manage the Radio. Details on which radio would work are in the below post. If you are unable to arrange we shall provide first timers with Carnity Offroad Club a spare radio.

 

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