The Jensen Owners' Club A technical and discussion forum for all Jensen enthusiasts It is currently Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:07 pm

Events

Opportunity to take your Jensen to the USA 2018

Post advance news of events you will be attending

by zacmarshall » Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:20 pm

Colin has asked for images to be removed until they are back to the UK.
C-V8 II 104/2146 CHJ 948B
ex FF II, Interceptor I, II and III, SP, GTs and Healeys. You might say I got the bug....
JOC Member No. 5061
User avatar
zacmarshall
Site Admin and JOC IT Officer
 
Posts: 4550
Joined: Mon Oct 17, 2005 4:22 pm
Location: Bristol, UK

by interjen » Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:25 pm

? We're all fully aware of their movements so why so secret??? When we went to Italy it was great to share the trip using pictures!
Last edited by interjen on Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:43 pm, edited 2 times in total.
Image
2340/1842 Int Convertible
2710/1965 Int Coupe
1640/30077 Jensen GT
1640/30105 Jensen GT
115/3215 Int MK1
FON2D CV8111
Rolls Royce Silver Cloud 1, 11 and 111.
Mk2 Jaguar
DB7 Vantage Volante
User avatar
interjen
 
Posts: 587
Joined: Thu Nov 17, 2005 4:05 pm
Location: Them there Wolds!

by Martin R » Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:22 pm

We've just returned to the Monte Vista Hotel, the event host hotel, after an amazing and very sunny/hot show day in the town centre in Black Mountain, North Carolina.
I've posted a couple of pics on my Facebook which hopefully Zac will be kind enough to copy, evaluate and add if suitable.

Tonight is the "Banquet" and awards ceremony for any lucky cars from earlier judging.

We're heading off in the morning for the 4 hour drive to Charleston, South Carolina where we'll be staying for two nights 8)

It's been terrific so far and great to meet a few Forum people, including Bill Martin and "Racerjoe" among several others.
FF MK1 119/100
Interceptor MK3 136/8514
JOC Member 8905
User avatar
Martin R
 
Posts: 4366
Joined: Sun Jul 16, 2006 11:04 pm
Location: Chipping Norton, & Sydney Australia

by Grant » Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:06 pm

Martin R wrote:We've just returned to the Monte Vista Hotel, the event host hotel, after an amazing and very sunny/hot show day in the town centre in Black Mountain, North Carolina.
I've posted a couple of pics on my Facebook which hopefully Zac will be kind enough to copy, evaluate and add if suitable.

Tonight is the "Banquet" and awards ceremony for any lucky cars from earlier judging.

We're heading off in the morning for the 4 hour drive to Charleston, South Carolina where we'll be staying for two nights 8)

It's been terrific so far and great to meet a few Forum people, including Bill Martin and "Racerjoe" among several others.

How bloody lovely for you all.. Enjoy yourselves as I am sure you all are :P :wink:
Manual Int & Rag-TopImage
"Monkey Man"sig RegistrarImage
Image
User avatar
Grant
 
Posts: 2555
Joined: Tue Nov 30, 2010 1:11 pm
Location: surrey

by colin7673 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:22 am

Stunning success for the British Entrance to the East Coast National Car Show
Attachments
97F64A43-603F-488F-82C6-5872ADCDCC8C.jpeg
97F64A43-603F-488F-82C6-5872ADCDCC8C.jpeg (91.77 KiB) Viewed 441 times
Only working half a day now.
Classic Carshow App.

Wondering what for?
colin7673
now normal...
 
Posts: 3281
Joined: Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:54 am
Location: Spalding Lincolnshire

by RAP72 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:10 am

zacmarshall wrote:Colin has asked for images to be removed until they are back to the UK.


why? I presume he will be doing a write up for the Magazine but I don't see that the publishing of images will detract from generating interest in this fantastic adventure/initative :( indeed the publicity should enhance and whet others interest
User avatar
RAP72
V8 Lover
 
Posts: 3804
Joined: Wed Nov 30, 2005 7:11 pm
Location: Huntingdon, cambs

by Helen » Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:27 am

I expect that Colin's request is for security. On the Scandinavian trip a few years back people turned up to meet us because they knew where we would be from information and pictures on this forum. The decision was taken to delay information so that the location of the cars was not public knowledge.
Helen Newby
J-H II/FF II
User avatar
Helen
JOC Jensen-Healey Registrar
 
Posts: 119
Joined: Thu Oct 15, 2015 11:06 am
Location: Yorkshire

by Martin R » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:30 pm

We’re on the final part of our journey, having arrived at Virginia Beach VA. Tomorrow we will have around 250 miles drive to Baltimore docks to drop off our cars bringing to a close our incredible adventure.
Apart from a few minor niggles our cars have behaved perfectly so far :-)
FF MK1 119/100
Interceptor MK3 136/8514
JOC Member 8905
User avatar
Martin R
 
Posts: 4366
Joined: Sun Jul 16, 2006 11:04 pm
Location: Chipping Norton, & Sydney Australia

by RockyUSA » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:11 am

Looking forward to the pictures! Have a great trip.
'72 Interceptor III - 133/5597
'73 DeTomaso Pantera
'74 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ-40
'95 Jaguar XJS Convertible
User avatar
RockyUSA
 
Posts: 559
Joined: Sun Jul 03, 2016 10:10 am
Location: Tucson, Arizona, USA

by Martin R » Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:05 pm

We all managed to drop off the cars at Baltimore, less one MK2 Interceptor which is currently in New York visiting family, so that one will ship from New York instead.
Most folk have arrived safely home and Zac2 and I fly out of Washington tonight, after what has been one of the most amazing driving experiences of my life!
Hopefully, some pictures might now be posted, although I know we plan to reserve some of "the best ones" for the JOC magazine write-up.
It was brilliant to receive such a warm welcome from the USA Jensen owners and I sincerely hope that some them/you will come along to one of the UK International meetings soon - we will try our best to welcome you in the same manner you guys did, we promise!
To Don & Kathy - First class - thank you!

To Colin and Diane Mayes, who organised the tour, THANK YOU.

To everyone else who took their cars, it truly was a pleasure to enjoy your company along the way.

Just our flight home now...

Martin.
FF MK1 119/100
Interceptor MK3 136/8514
JOC Member 8905
User avatar
Martin R
 
Posts: 4366
Joined: Sun Jul 16, 2006 11:04 pm
Location: Chipping Norton, & Sydney Australia

by colin7673 » Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:29 pm

And here is a sign you don't see in the UK.
Attachments
IMG_5652.jpg
IMG_5652.jpg (95.68 KiB) Viewed 261 times
Only working half a day now.
Classic Carshow App.

Wondering what for?
colin7673
now normal...
 
Posts: 3281
Joined: Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:54 am
Location: Spalding Lincolnshire

by ChrisL » Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:05 am

Indeed it was a great event and wonderful to put faces to names of people we have interwebbed/emailed over the years.

Kathy and Don did a great job with the organisation, we had a ball.

Here's a couple of pics, you are all on boats/planes so should be safe. We are still in the US, Boston to be precise so I shall form a rearguard to fight off the paparazzi.

We were sans Jensens and rented a convertible Mustang and drove the Blue Ridge Parkway up to Washington DC - stunning scenery, couldn't resist adding in a couple of panoramas as well.
Attachments
IMG_0406.JPG
IMG_0406.JPG (192.87 KiB) Viewed 258 times
IMG_0385.JPG
IMG_0385.JPG (150.38 KiB) Viewed 258 times
IMG_0436.JPG
IMG_0436.JPG (125.93 KiB) Viewed 258 times
IMG_0386.JPG
IMG_0386.JPG (174.13 KiB) Viewed 258 times
IMG_0341.JPG
IMG_0341.JPG (163.7 KiB) Viewed 258 times
Chris L
J-H Mk1 11327
GT 30305
Perth, Australia
(Can anyone smell petrol?)
User avatar
ChrisL
 
Posts: 296
Joined: Thu May 14, 2009 1:23 am
Location: Perth, Australia

by colin7673 » Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:19 am

Just a few photos, last one my favourite, first one outside Mike & Brandy Leonard home in Charleston
Attachments
IMG_5629.jpg
IMG_5629.jpg (226.52 KiB) Viewed 238 times
IMG_5585.jpg
IMG_5585.jpg (179.04 KiB) Viewed 238 times
IMG_5565.jpg
IMG_5565.jpg (147.62 KiB) Viewed 238 times
Only working half a day now.
Classic Carshow App.

Wondering what for?
colin7673
now normal...
 
Posts: 3281
Joined: Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:54 am
Location: Spalding Lincolnshire

by Mark1Stu » Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:25 pm

Congratulations to Colin and Diane for organising a successful trip, and so pleased to read you all had a great time.
Mark1Stu
 
Posts: 1285
Joined: Sat Jan 14, 2006 1:30 pm

by Mike L » Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:19 am

Brandy and I had a fantastic time at the Jensen East Nationals. It was our first time and we enjoyed meeting everyone. We also enjoyed spending an evening with the JOC members from the UK while they were in Charleston. Lots of fun!
User avatar
Mike L
 
Posts: 12
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 6:39 pm
Location: Charleston, SC

PreviousNext

Return to Events