Ramblers Drop Zone Action ⭐️ e-News #475 (26 July – 1 August 2021)

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

 Andre Floquet – completed AFF

 Stacey McGlinchey– 200th Jump
 Georgie Johnston– 300th Jump

Monday 26th July – Cheers to a new week of sunshine and skydiving. Conor came along and completed B-Rel Stages 2 and 3. The rest of the jumpers were happy just doing some fun jumps.

Conor B-Rel 2 & 3 doing great – Photo by Sara
Hunter going fast – Photos by Pat
Johnny just sitting around
Kyleigh having a great time – Photos by Shelby
Stacey and Pat tracking jump – Photo by Hunter

TuesdayAndre Floquet returned and did some solo jumps and also his AFF Stage 9 – completing his AFF Course. Congratulations! John Metcarf joined in for a Tandem skydive. Lisa completed B-Rel Stage 6 with John.

Andre AFF Stage 9 – Photo by Sara
John tandem freefall – Photo by Adrian
Lisa B-Rel 6 – Photo by John
Travis – Photo by Sara

Wednesday – A much slower day on the Drop Zone. First Jump Course today were Harley Schmith and Mitch Gowland, both completing TAF Stage 1 that afternoon.

Dan the man – Photo by Zea
Harley TAF 1 learning to fly – Photo by Sara
Mitch TAF feeling relaxed – Photo by Oli

Thursday – Another beautiful day in paradise. Tandem for today was Matthew Kearney who loved his skydive with us.

Harley completed AFF Stages 2 and 3. Chris completed B-Rel 6 with Adrian.

Harley AFF 3 – Photo by John
Chris B-Rel 6 with Dan and Len – Photo by Adrian
Matty tandem under canopy – Photo by Oli

Friday – Funtastic Friday was here and it turned out to be a great day of jumping. Harley completed AFF Stages 4, 5, and 6. Lachlan returned for a refresher skydive with Oli. Liam completed B-Rel 6 with John, Sam also completed B-Rel 5 with Adrian. A few fun jumpers came out along and kept the plane full.

Elle and Zea sit-flying – Photo by Hunter
Harley AFF 5 – Photo by John
Harley AFF 6 – Photo by John
James tracking for days – Photo by John
Lachlan refresher jump – Photo by Oli
Liam B-Rel 6 – Photo by John
Macca head down jump with Victor – Photo by Victor
Sam B-Rel 5 with Len – Photo by Adrian
Scotty and Rosie playing around – Photo by Adrian

Saturday – What a great day it was. Sun was shining, light winds perfect for jumping. Tandems for the day were Alex Kinsella, Christina Hill, Rosie Martin, Marcelo Ono, Maria ono, Jiaorong Li – Congrats to all that jumped.

Student for the day were Dan completing AFF Stages 4, 5, and 6. Hannah completed AFF Stages 6, 7, and 8. Jordi completed AFF Stages 7 and 8. New students were brothers Jasper & Edward Winter, both boys completed TAF Stage 1 that afternoon. The fun jumpers kept the plane full all day….Well, until 4pm! That’s when we went into a snap covid lockdown. See you all in a week.

Dan AFF 4 – Photo by  John
Dan AFF 5 – Photo by John
Drewy and Victor – Photo by Victor
Edward TAF 1 – Photo by Sara
Froggy having some fun
Hannah AFF 6 – Photos by Sara
Hannah AFF 7 backflips – Photo by Sara
Jasper TAF 1 fully concentrating – Photo by Oli
Jiaorong loving her jump – Photo by John
Jodie B-Rel 4 – Photo by Fisch
Jordi AFF 7 Backflips – Photo by Adrian
Jordi AFF 8 – Photo by Adrian
Macca and Froggy – Photo by Adrian
Paula thumbs up – Photo by Oli
Rosie Tandem – Photo by Oli

Sunday Lockdown 3.0 (see you all in a week).

See ya,

Macca and Team Ramblers.

Visitor Book Comments

 Matthew Kearney: “What a breath taking experience! All staff were amazing and I would definitely come back. Thank You.”

 Alex Kinsella & Christina Hill: “Adrian & Oli were fantastic, helpful, instructive & deserve a pay rise.”

 Jiaoring Li: “First time, so happy, very very happy. Will come back again, enjoyed every second in the air.”

 Maria Paula & Marcelo: “It was a dream that came true, really enjoyed the experience. All staff very friendly.”


DZ Flashback – Blast From The Past

Visit our Ramblers history webpage for more info…

1979 – Karen McEvoy’s 1st 8-way. Back row: Geoff Holmes, Dave McEvoy, Peter Nobbs, Graham Jeffery – Front Row: Alison Blackett, Karen McEvoy and Chumley Thornton. Photographer Tony Lee.
1979 – Karen McEvoy’s freefall 7-way star. Cameraman docked to make it 8. From the Cessna 402. Photographer Tony Lee.

(to be confirmed…)

Awesome bunch of people. Made me feel at home the minute I walked in. Training was everything I had heard and expected. Would highly recommend to anyone interested in skydiving. Thanks a lot Ramblers. Hope to see you all soon.

Chris Wojtowicz

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