Rambling On ⭐️ Drop Zone Action e-News #593 (1-7 Jan. 2024)

Thursday, January 11, 2024

Achievement & Congratulations!

⭐️ Bayley O’K. – Completed AFF
⭐️ Bailey G. – Completed AFF
⭐️ Alexander P. – Completed AFF
⭐️ Daniel C. – Completed AFF


The Drop Zone was closed. Happy New Year Everybody from everybody at Ramblers Parachute Centre staff.


We were off to a good start for the new year of 2024 with two new students Mitchell A. and Mathew McK. starting their AFF training. However rain interrupted play.


Weather was better. Mitchell and Mathew did Stages 1, 2 & 3.  There were 34 fun jumpers here and 5 loads were done.

Our Tandems today were Antonio Da C., Samuel E., Joel H., Isaac K., Flynn McL., and Aimie P..   Four new AFF students Daniel C., Bailey G., Scott M. and Alexander P. did TAFF  Stage 1. Bayley O’K. did Stage 9 – completing his AFF Course.

Antonio tandem exit – photo Adrian
Isaac tandem – photo Agwa
Flynn tandem freefall – photo Adrian
Daniel TAFF Stage 1– photo Agwa
Alex TAFF Stage 1 – photo Agwa
Mitch TAFF Stage 1 – photo Agwa
Mitch AFF Stage 3 – photo Bibi

40 fun jumpers were here and 9 loads done!!  Our Tandems were Greg B., Dannielle B., Noah C., Elijah F. and Abbie T..

AFF students Scott M. did Stages 2 & 3, Alexander P., Daniel C. and Bailey G. did Stages 2, 3 & 4, and Matthew. and Mitchell did Stages 4, 5, & 6.  Jacinta F. did a B-Rel Coach jump today.

Alex AFF Stage 2 – photo Agwa
Alex AFF Stage 3 – photo Adrian
Bailey AFF Stage 3 – photo Agwa
Gibbo AFF4 – photo Adrian
Matthew AFF5 – photo Agwa
Matthew AFF6 – photo Agwa
Mitch AFF Stage 4 – photo Adrian
Mitch AFF Stage 5 – photo Adrian
Mitch AFF Stage 6 – photo Adrian

21 fun jumpers got 3 loads done.  And our Tandems today were Jaye A. and Mark H.. Plus AFF students Cameron O’C. did Stage 2, Alexander and Bailey did Stages 5 & 6,  Daniel did Stages 5, 6 & 7  and Mitchell and Matthew did Stages 7 & 8.

Mark Tandem – photo Adrian
Alex AFF Stage 5 – photo Adrian

Bad weather. No Skydiving.


46 fun jumpers did the 9 loads that were completed.  Our Tandems today were Ilona B., Sushan D., and Darryl, Sarah and Scott F..

AFF students , Bailey and Alexander did Stages 7, 8 & 9, and Daniel did Stage 9 – completing their AFAFFF Courses, our first for the New Year – Congratlations! Helen H. did 2 B-Rel Coach jumps today and Alex S. and Andrew R. did one each.
Our first week was a great start to the new year.

Alex AFF Stage 8 – photo Wayne
Bailey AFF Stage 8 – photo Wayne
Beau Jumping his NEW rig – photo Susie
Darryl Tandem – photo Ty
Felipe’s 100th Jump – photo Susie
Felipe’s 100th – photo Susie
Hellen B-Rel 4 – photo Reece
Ilona Tandem – photo Ty
Nick ‘ Back in the Air’ – photo Susie
Sarah Tandem – photo Reece
Susha Tandem – photo Anna

See ya,

Macca and Team Ramblers.

Reviews & Visitor Book Comments

⭐️ Abbie – Amazing!

⭐️ Greg – Awesome experience.  Loved it all.  Thank you everyone.

⭐️ DannielleOli is the sickest skydive instructor.  Best jump ever.  He’s going to have pretty cool baby girl!

⭐️ Daz / Sarah / Scott – Most incredible experience for Mum’s Birthday!  The entire team are incredible!!



Upcoming Events

  • 27 January (Sat.) – Belly Bash – Load Organising with Dawn & Chris
  • 24 February (Sat.) – Belly Bash – Load Organising with Dawn & Chris
  • 23 March (Sat.) – Belly Bash – Load Organising with Dawn & Chris
  • 3-5 May (Fri. – Sun.) – Women’s 30-way TBS – Total Break Sequential

DZ Flashback – Blast From The Past

Click on the album below for historical photos.

And visit our Ramblers history webpage for more info…

Ramblers is a great club and a great drop zone. It was 39 years ago and it is now. I have just gone through the photos of my tandem jump with Darren and relived the whole exhilarating experience again - even my husband was impressed. Congratulations to Dave McEvoy for such a fantastic venue.

Robin Armstrong

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